GoJet Airlines Pilot Union pass new 5-year contract

GoJet Airlines pilot group, represented by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, has passed a Tentative Agreement on a new five year contract, the airline said.

The new contract increases first year First Officer pay to USD36.50 per flight hour and increases Captain pay to USD67.39 per flight hour, taking GoJet to the top of the regional airline industry in terms of pay for the CRJ700/900 aircraft.

The contract, which includes provisions for a 75 hour minimum monthly line guarantee, also increases per diem pay, premium pay, holiday pay, and international pay. Additionally, the new contract provides numerous other enhancements, including hotel rooms for commuting pilots and improvements to pilots´ healthcare and retirement packages.

GoJet Airlines is a premier regional carrier operating as United Express and Delta Connection. GoJet flies the Bombardier CRJ700 and CRJ900, two of the youngest and most technologically advanced regional jets in the industry. It has a total fleet size of 47 CRJ700s and 7 CRJ900s. The company is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, and has crew bases in St. Louis, Chicago, Raleigh-Durham and Denver.