American Eagle Airlines Hosts Career Event for Pilots in Milwaukee

FORT WORTH, Texas - American Eagle Airlines, the regional affiliate of American Airlines, will pre-screen applicants and interview qualified pilots for open positions. The Best Western Milwaukee Airport will host the career fair this Saturday, Oct. 13, beginning with a brief presentation at 10 a.m.

Those interested in learning more about pilot positions should bring a resume or apply online at and bring a copyof their completed application.

A new benefit American Eagle pilots have is flexibility in choosing a crewbase, with confirmation prior to training. Eagle bases are located in Boston, Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Los Angeles, Miami, New York City and San Juan, Puerto Rico. Because of the airline's relationship with American Airlines, American Eagle pilots also enjoy the privileges of having the best jump-seat agreement in the industry, as well as a generous travel network that includes all American Airlines, American Eagle, and oneworld(R) Alliance destinations.

Benefit options are available for pilots 30 days after training starts. Those benefit options include: medical, dental and vision coverage, as well as both life and accident insurance. Additionally, pilots can participate in the $uper$aver 401(k) program immediately, with a company match after one year of service. All employees receive a monthly cash bonus as part of the Performance Bonus Plan when certain operational targets are met.

The American Eagle tuition-free, safety-based training program combines rigorous classroom study, systems training and flight training at the FAA award-winning Flight, Cabin and Maintenance Training Center at the headquarters facility in Fort Worth, Texas.

To qualify for an interview with American Eagle, a pilot must be at least 21 years of age and meet the following minimum requirements: Commercial Pilot Certification with multi-engine and instrument ratings, total fixed-wing time in excess of 600 hours, multi-engine fixed-wing time in excess of 100 hours, recent flying experience, current FAA First Class Medical, IFR currency, and have an FCC license. The pilot must also possess the ability to work in the United States and to travel in and out of the United States to all cities/countries served by American Eagle, have a valid passport, be able to relocate, and have the ability to work weekends, nights, shifts, holidays, and overnight trips.

Pilot applicants are encouraged to complete the online application at prior to attending on-site events.