Fractional Pilot Careers

First Year Airshare Phenom Captains earn up to $150,000 while enjoying a better quality of life.

At Airshare, we understand the best Captains want more than just our average of as many as 20 nights at home each month. We know strong compensation, a stable work schedule and opportunities for career advancement are just as important to your quality of life. Discover what it means to be an Airshare pilot and apply today.

Airshare Fractional Pilot with Family

Enjoy the flexibility to live within one hour of any of these Airshare markets.

Interested in Managed Positions?

MANAGED PILOT CAREERS →

  • 8 Days On, 6 Days Off Schedule
  • Average up to 20 nights per month at home
  • No off day positioning
  • Bonus pay opportunity for voluntary off-day flying
  • Rental car provided for scheduled overnights
  • Flexibility to leave FBO during scheduled on-call time
  • Furnished iPhone and iPad Mini for business and personal use
  • Team environment working with a remarkable group of people
  • Job stability with more than 200 customers and nearly 20 years of steady growth adding new fleet and service markets
  • ATP/CTP course will be covered by Airshare
  • Earn Turbojet PIC
  • Keep your hotel, airline and rental car loyalty points

Enjoy a Better Quality of Life

AIRSHARE BENEFITS

No-Cost Medical Plan Option

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We offer pilots a no-cost medical plan option for our employee-only HSA plan.

No Off-Day Positioning

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All travel days are included in your ON rotation.

Quarterly Flight Hour Bonus

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Fractional Pilots can earn up to $20,000 a year in additional compensation.

Highest Safety Standards

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We are certified IS-BAO Stage 3 and ARGUS Platinum.

$15,000 Sign-On Bonus for Phenom Type Rating

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We offer a $15,000 sign-on bonus for pilots that hold a Phenom 100 or Phenom 300 type rating at the time of hire, payable after one year of service.

401(k) Plan

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The company offers both Traditional and Roth 401(k) plans. We will match $0.50 on the dollar up to 6% of the pilot’s contribution. Pilots are fully vested after three years.

8 Days On, 6 Days Off Schedule

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Our pilots average as many as 20 nights at home per month.

Company-Provided Rental Cars

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We provide rental cars so our pilots can explore their destinations on overnights and extended stays.

Have the Life of an Airshare Captain

Enjoy the opportunity to see the world right along with the ability to be home with the people you love. It may sound impossible, but for an Airshare Captain, it’s not. From knowing your entire schedule a year in advance to maintaining close relationships with clients and teammates, Airshare Captains have the life. Learn what it’s like from Airshare Captain, Patrick McGiffert.

Access to an Incredible Fleet

We operate the following aircraft in our fractional ownership fleet, all ranking best-in-class in their categories.

Challenger 350

Challenger 350

Phenom 300

Frequently Asked Questions

Who we are

Airshare was founded in 2000 and serves fractional private jet shareowners in Kansas City, Wichita, Tulsa, Oklahoma City, Fort Worth, Dallas, Houston, Austin, San Antonio, Denver and Buffalo. Its subsidiary, Airshare Flight Services, manages aircraft for owners from bases in Fort Worth, Dallas, Wichita, Kansas City, and Buffalo.

Airshare currently serves out of markets in the Central U.S., Upper Midwest, Rocky Mountains, and Great Lakes region, operating a fleet of Challenger 350 and Phenom 300 aircraft. We pride ourselves on providing superior quality and personalized service at nearly half the cost of other fractional aircraft programs. Our aircraft have only about half the flight hours of other programs’ aircraft.

Why you should fly for us

We’re family-oriented and customer-service-focused. Here are some of the highlights you would enjoy as a team member at Airshare.

  • Furnished iPhone and iPad Mini for business and personal use
  • Team environment working with a remarkable group of people
  • Job stability with more than 200 customers and over 15 years of steady growth adding new aircraft and new markets
  • Competitive benefits including a generous vacation package; opportunities to earn bonus pay; health, dental, AD&D and life insurance; and 401(k)
  • ATP/CTP course will be covered by Airshare
  • Published 14-year fractional crewmember pay scale based on years of service and equipment type 

Rotations begin on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday, with every other weekend off. Occasional nights at home during 8 On. Twelve days of vacation/sick time not required to be taken in 8-day blocks.

Average of 15 Flight Duty Days per month and an average of 10 overnights per month.

What are your published pay scales?

Below are our published 14-year pay scales for fractional pilots.

Years of Service Phenom SIC Challenger SIC Phenom PIC Challenger PIC
0-1 $56,000 $70,000 $120,000 $130,000
1 $57,000 $72,000 $123,000 $134,000
2 $58,000 $74,000 $126,000 $138,000
3 $59,000 $76,000 $129,000 $142,000
4 $60,000 $78,000 $132,000 $146,000
5 $61,000 $80,000 $135,000 $150,000
6 $62,000 $82,000 $138,000 $154,000
7 $64,000 $85,000 $141,000 $158,000
8 $66,000 $88,000 $144,000 $162,000
9 $68,000 $91,000 $147,000 $166,000
10 $70,000 $94,000 $150,000 $170,000
11 $72,000 $97,000 $153,000 $174,000
12 $74,000 $100,000 $156,000 $178,000
13 $76,000 $103,000 $159,000 $182,000
14 $78,000 $106,000 $162,000 $186,000
15 $80,000 $109,000 $165,000 $190,000

Are you the pilot we're looking for?

We look for skilled private jet pilots who will fit in with our growing team of exceptional aviators. Our crewmembers are dedicated to providing safe and efficient air transportation to our customers, representing our company in a professional manner and delivering legendary customer service.

Crewmember qualifications

PIC

  • Minimum Hours for Phenom 300 PIC is 3000 hours total fixed-wing time
  • Four-year degree or equivalent experience
  • ATP multi-engine rating
  • First-class medical certificate
  • FCC license

SIC

  • Minimum SIC 1200 hours total fixed-wing time
  • Four-year degree or equivalent experience
  • Commercial multi-engine rating
  • First-class medical certificate
  • CFI certificate preferred
  • FCC license

or

  • Minimum 900 hours total fixed-wing time
  • 4-year degree
  • Active employment as CFI
  • Commercial multi-engine rating
  • First-class medical certificate
  • FCC license

What happens next?

If you’re the kind of team-oriented, safety-focused, exceptional pilot we’re looking for, we’ll get back to you and start the conversation that could lead to a new opportunity for both of us.

Your future fleet

We fly a range of proven, reliable, low-hours aircraft.

* Rates shown are estimates only based on certain assumptions of Airshare. Rates for private jet travel do not include the acquisition or capital cost of the aircraft. Many factors affect the costs involved in operating business aircraft. The cost estimator is not intended as a budgeting tool and should not be relied upon as a prediction for the costs actually incurred. Airshare makes no representation or warranty to this effect and is not responsible for inaccurate prices. Rates shown do not consist of an offer by nor create any agreement of Airshare.

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