US Airline Announces Program to Sponsor 500 Hours of Time Building

10th Aug 2022

New US Low-Cost Carrier Breeze Airways is searching for candidates for its innovative new sponsored time building program called “Breeze Boost”!

Selected participants will work with its partner flight school vendor to exclusively build their last 500 hours towards ATP minimums quickly, with Breeze covering the cost of aircraft and fuel! Breeze Boost is a trial program with limited capacity. The airline hopes to expand the program in the future.

Below is the information released by the airline;

Why Breeze Boost?

  • The absolute fastest way to a new hire class date with our rapidly expanding airline.
  • No distractions, just fly. Every day will be dedicated to mentorship and time building with the goal of being ready for the 121 operating environment.
  • Breeze has firm orders for 80 A220s and more Embraer aircraft on the way. We offer an opportunity to immediately grow with a carrier that has recently been named Travel + Leisure’s #2 Best Domestic Airline after only one year of service.

Our Ideal Candidate

  • At least 950 hours total time
  • Extremely driven and dedicated to quickly building quality experience
  • Able to work independently with another team member with limited supervision
  • Fits perfectly with Breeze’s “Seriously Nice” culture and other core values: Safety, Kindness, Integrity, Ingenuity, and Excellence

Here’s what you’ll do

  • Boost pilots will participate in regular meetings with program staff and mentors.
  • Continued learning and development in line with Breeze Flight Operations policies and procedures.
  • Complete all pre-hire assessments and intermittent training to best prepare for success during initial Breeze training.
  • Participate in Breeze Embark Program community events to include: open houses, community service days, and training events.
  • Successfully complete ATP-CTP training through Breeze’s training partner.
  • Provide feedback on personal development process and suggest program enhancements.
  • The knowledge and ability to assess risk and use the proper resources to keep risk to an acceptable level during all phases of ground and flight operations
  • Employs the CRM concept of “Assertiveness with Respect”
  • Maintains a high degree of proficiency and a thorough knowledge of flight operations, procedures, and systems applicable to the aircraft flown
  • Develops technically and professionally in preparation for transition to Breeze
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Company
  • Observe the Rules of Conduct for all team members as outlined in the Company Team Member Playbook and Pilot Playbook

Here’s what you need to be successful

Minimum Qualifications

  • Ability to temporarily locate to partner school location at cost of participant. Breeze will help facilitate lodging opportunities to extent possible. Current locations are Gulf Shores, AL and Orlando, FL. Location availability is subject to change at any time and will be communicated during selection process.
  • High school diploma or equivalent educational achievement
  • Must be at least 23years old at the time of hire
  • FAA commercial certificate with airplane multi-engine class rating, Certified Flight Instructor, Instrument preferred.
  • Must have 950 hours total time in fixed-wing aircraft
  • Must have the knowledge, skills, and ability to quickly transition to the 121-operating environment.
  • Must pass partner school and Breeze assessment / interview process.
  • Must maintain Pilot training history in accordance with the Pilot Records Improvement Act of 1996 (PRIA)
  • Current First-Class FAA Medical Certificate
  • Valid FCC Radiotelephone Operator’s Permit
  • Must have or be able to obtain a valid U.S. driver’s license
  • Must have or be able to obtain a valid passport
  • Must be able to travel unrestricted to and from the United States
  • Must pass a DOT pre-employment drug test
  • Must pass a TSA required fingerprint-based criminal history records check and a Breeze background check
  • Must have authorization to work in the United States as defined by the Immigration Reform Act of 1986″

Source: Breeze Boost Application

Photo Credit: Breeze Airways

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