In this article we’ll cover the basics of Allegiant pilot salaries, the steps to becoming a pilot at Allegiant, and some general information about the airline.
Whether you’re just starting to explore the idea of flying or you’re already working towards becoming a pilot, this article will give you a clearer picture of the opportunities at Allegiant Air.
Allegiant Pilots Pay
Just like the passenger airlines, Allegiant pilot’s pay will vary based on the plane you fly and the number of hours you fly during each bidding period.
They have a 70-hour monthly and 72 reserve guarantee. Given the factors above, the salary below should only be considered an estimate of annual pay based on available sources.
It’s important to note that the below is only an estimate. Additionally, Allegiant is in negotiations with their union to revise and increase pilot pay.
Allegiant First Officer Pay
Allegiant Captain Pay
About Allegiant Air
Allegiant is unique because they do not fly to every city and they do not fly to most of their destinations every day. Due to Allegiant Air’s fragmented pilot schedules, the pilots that work for Allegiant Air often live at the base that they are assigned. This is because the commute can be difficult, especially at airports with limited service.
Where are Allegiant Bases?
- AVL – Asheville, NC
- BLI – Bellingham, WA
- CVG – Cincinnati, OH
- FLL – Ft Lauderdale, FL
- IND – Indianapolis, IN
- IWA – Phoenix Mesa-Gateway, AZ
- LAS – Las Vegas, NV
- LAX – Los Angeles, CA
- OAK – Oakland, CA
- PGD – Punta Gorda FL
- PIE – St. Petersburg FL
- PIT – Pittsburgh, PA
- SFB – Orlando Sanford, FL
What airplanes are in the Allegiant Fleet?
- Airbus A319
- Airbus A320
What are the Minimum Qualifications for Allegiant pilots?
- Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) Certificate
- Current First Class Medical Certificate
- Radiotelephone Operator’s Permit
- Secure Identification Display Area (SIDA) Badge eligibility
- Successful completion of pre-employment drug test
- Successful completion of Pilot Records Improvement Act (PRIA) evaluation
- 1500 hours fixed-wing flight time
Allegiant Pilot Job Requirements:
How Do I Apply to be a Pilot at Allegiant Air?
If you meet all of the qualifications listed above you can visit the Allegiant jobs website and create a profile.
By creating a profile you enter the hiring pool for Allegiant. As you continue to fly, be sure to update your profile regularly to improve your chances of being selected for an interview. Be sure you also take a look at their knowledge test outline to prepare.
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