Press Release Source: American Eagle Airlines
American Eagle Airlines is Your Route to Success
Thursday February 14, 9:42 am ET
Airline To Host Career Event For Pilots in Albany, N.Y.
FORT WORTH, Texas, Feb. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 Albany Marriott on Wolf Road this Saturday, Feb. 16. A brief presentation will be held starting at 10 a.m.
Those interested in learning more about pilot positions should bring a resume and their log books or apply online at http://www.americaneaglecareers.com and bring a copy of their completed application.
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
-- 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
-- Age 21+
Pilot applicants are encouraged to complete the online application at http://www.americaneaglecareers.com prior to attending on-site events.