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Silver Airways Hosting Pilot Recruiting Open House on January 14 in Washington-Dulles

by User Not Found | Jan 08, 2015

$12,000 hiring bonus for qualified professional pilots


Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (January 8, 2015)Silver Airways is currently recruiting professional first officers to join its growing flight operations team and is hosting an open house for qualified pilots on Wednesday, January 14, 2015, at the Holiday Inn Washington Dulles in Sterling, Virginia.


Silver Airways offers a $12,000 first officer hiring bonus, currently the highest pilot bonus in the regional airline industry.  Under the program, $3,000 is paid upon completion of initial training; $3,000 after a pilot’s first year of service; and $6,000 upon completion of two years of service with Silver. 

Those interested in joining Silver’s flight operations team are invited to attend the following upcoming open house.


      Wednesday, January 14, 2015

      10:00 am – 3:00 pm


      Holiday Inn Washington Dulles

      45425 Holiday Drive

      Sterling, VA 20166



Applicants are required to bring the following documentation:

  • ATP certificate or current ATP written
  • Applicants for the Restricted ATP must comply with AC 61-139, FAR 61.159 and FAR 61.160
  • Log Book
  • Two forms of identification (passport, driver’s license)
  • Current 1st Class Medical (with 1st Class Privileges)
  • FCC Restricted Radiotelephone Operator Permit
  • Three copies of current resume
  • Professional attire
  • In addition, applicants must have no FAA violations, suspensions or current investigations; must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. for any employer without sponsorship; and must be able to pass a DOT drug and alcohol screen, and criminal background check


Silver currently has pilot bases in Fort Lauderdale, Orlando, and Washington, D.C. (Dulles).  Base availability is subject to change and is awarded by seniority.  Applicants must be willing to accept any base according to operational needs.


In addition to a $12,000 pilot hiring bonus, Silver Airways offers a $2,500 pilot referral bonus for current employees who refer new pilots; excellent quality of life; low cost medical, dental and vision insurance; 401(k), including company match; life and disability insurance; travel benefits with Silver Airways and other carriers; and personal and sick leave.


As the airline of choice for Florida and the Bahamas, Silver Airways operates more routes within Florida and between Florida and the Bahamas than any other airline.  The airline averages 130 daily flights to 25 destinations in Florida and the Bahamas, as well as the Mid-Atlantic region from Washington-Dulles.  Silver is a codeshare partner with United Airlines and has interline agreements with American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, JetBlue, US Airways, Alaska Airlines, Bahamasair, Hahn Air, and All Nippon Airways.  Silver’s fleet is comprised of 27 highly reliable and fuel-efficient 34-seat Saab 340B Plus turbo-prop aircraft.  With the lowest accident rate of any other commercial aircraft, Saab is the safest in the world.