American Eagle seeking new pilots

10th Jan 2008

American Eagle
Airlines, the regional affiliate of American Airlines, will be
pre-screening applicants and interviewing qualified pilots for open
positions.The career fair will be held at the Holiday Inn Select Chicago
O’Hare this Saturday, Jan. 12, beginning with a brief presentation at 10

  Those interested in learning more about pilot positions should bring a
resume and their log books or apply online at and bring a copy of their completed

  A benefit American Eagle pilots have is flexibility in choosing a crew
base, with confirmation prior to training. Eagle bases are located in
Boston, Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Los Angeles, Miami, New York City and
San Juan, Puerto Rico. Because of its relationship with American Airlines,
American Eagle pilots also enjoy the privileges of having the best
jump-seat agreement in the industry, as well as a generous travel network
that includes all American Airlines, American Eagle, and oneworld
Alliance destinations.

  Benefit options are available for pilots 30 days after training starts.
Those benefit options include: medical, dental and vision coverage, as well
as both life and accident insurance. Additionally, pilots can participate
in the $uper$aver 401(k) program immediately, with a company match after
one year of service. All employees receive a monthly cash bonus as part of
the Performance Bonus Plan when certain operational targets are met.

  The American Eagle tuition-free, safety-based training program combines
rigorous classroom study, systems training and flight training at the FAA
award-winning Flight, Cabin and Maintenance Training Center at the
headquarters facility in Fort Worth, Texas.


  To qualify for an interview with American Eagle, a pilot must meet the
following minimum requirements:

  —Commercial Pilot Certification with Multi-engine and Instrument ratings
  —Total fixed-wing time in excess of 500 hours
  —Multi-engine fixed-wing time in excess of 100 hours
  —Recent flying experience
  —Current FAA First Class Medical
  —IFR Currency
  —FCC License
  —Possess the ability to work in the United States
  —Possess the ability to travel in and out of the United States to all
cities/countries served by American Eagle
  —A valid passport
  —Ability to relocate
  —Ability to work weekends, nights, shifts, holidays, and overnight trips
  —Age 21+


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