ExpressJet Airlines Announces $10,000 New Hire Pilot Bonus

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ExpressJet Airlines has enhanced its pilot pay program with a $10,000 sign-on bonus for all new hire pilots effective immediately. This new incentive joins the $7,500 type-rating bonus, meaning pilots can earn up to $17,500 just for joining the ExpressJet team.

In addition, the company will reward pilots who currently fly for ExpressJet with bonus initiatives of up to $10,000.

Including the new incentive, first-year ExpressJet pilots enjoy an industry-leading total compensation package that includes additional trip pay, schedule flexibility and generous commuting policies. Pilots earn between $37-40/hour with a 75 hour guarantee.

Furthermore, ExpressJet offers pilots a structured career progression path to both United Airlines and JetBlue Airways.

Pilots can learn more about ExpressJet and how to join our team at

About ExpressJet Airlines

Headquartered in Atlanta, ExpressJet Airlines, a wholly owned subsidiary of SkyWest, Inc., is a regional airline leader with over 5,000 aviation professionals, an average of more than 1,100 daily flights and an all-jet fleet of Embraer and Bombardier aircraft. Through capacity purchase agreements, ExpressJet operates as American Eagle, Delta Connection and United Express to serve more than 160 airports in the U.S., Mexico, Canada and the Caribbean. For more information, visit


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