Miami, FL (PRWEB) July 01, 2014
Eastern Air Lines Group, Inc. (“Eastern”) announced today it is now accepting pilot applications online. Eastern plans to begin operating Boeing 737- 800 aircraft from its Miami base, subject to US government regulatory approval.
“This is an exciting time in our industry and Eastern will be providing good flight crew jobs with great promotion potential as we grow with 737 Next Generation aircraft, and eventually the 737 MAX,” said Eastern’s Vice President of Flight Operations, Captain John Furneaux.
Eastern is hiring Line Pilots and Check Airmen. The airline will initially hire a cadre of ten Captains and then additional hires of 25 to 30 pilots. Favorable consideration will be given to pilots with Boeing 737 and 757/767 type ratings. The airline expects pilots will have an extraordinary opportunity to advance rapidly during Eastern’s growth phase.
In addition, Eastern will offer compensation packages comparable to those of similar airlines.
Minimum qualifications include:
Captain flight time minimums:
First Officer flight time minimums:
In addition to pilots, Eastern is seeking to fill a variety of other positions listed on the Career Opportunities page of its website. Interested and qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online.
About Eastern Air Lines Group, Inc.
Eastern Air Lines Group, Inc., was formed to re-launch Eastern Air Lines as a passenger airline using Boeing 737-800 aircraft from its main base of operations at Miami International Airport. Eastern Air Lines headquarters is located in Building 5A at MIA. For more information, visit http://www.easternairlines.aero. Visit us on LinkedIn and Facebook and follow @FlyEastern on Twitter.