For consideration apply at : Introduction:  The ATR Captain will be responsible for the safe, smooth, efficient operation of the aircraft in compliance with Empire Airlines policy an

ATR Captain- MAF 50k Sign-on Bonus

Empire Airlines • 
Midland, Texas, USA
Position Type: Permanent
Job Description:

For consideration apply at :

The ATR Captain will be responsible for the safe, smooth, efficient operation of the aircraft in compliance with Empire Airlines policy and procedures and FAA regulations.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Safely maneuver aircraft in all phases of flight; check all conditions concerning the flight, including weather, cargo safety and verify go/no-go decision; verify fuel requirements and related weather variables and assure proper loading; make alternate destination decision should the intended destination not be available.
  • Be in command of all situations as they arise relating to any unusual circumstances occurring during the flight; maintain responsibility for all communications during the flight with stations, towers, flight controllers and dispatchers; file all reports required by the FAA and report any unusual behavior of the aircraft in flight to proper dispatch or maintenance personnel; maintain proper records of flight hours in conjunction with Dispatch to assure proper FAA rest requirements and Company directives are met;
  • Supervise and evaluate staff; maintain familiarity and knowledge of new concepts and innovations, changes in regulations, procedures and improvements concerning the safe operations of all Company aircraft; maintain full knowledge of all applicable policies, procedures, manuals, handbooks and protocol; serve as a positive, constructive, communicative leader for the Company and its customers and policies for the industry and its participants.
  • Review Company bulletins and other correspondence, e-mails and voicemail on a daily basis; submit all transmittals, expense reports and other Company documents/correspondence accurately and in accordance with policy and procedures.
  • Serve as positive role model for ethical behavior and promote an awareness and understanding of positive ethical and moral principles that is consistent with these principles; provide guidance, direction, management and support in a secure and dignified work environment; promote and support the mission of Empire Airlines.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

FedEx Feeder Flight Operations:

Our Cargo operations are supported by FedEx and their extensive support system. This improves pilot QOL by providing reserved training dates at Flight Safety International, cargo loading crews, and timely maintenance. In addition, we provide pilots with an electronic flight bag and schedule with work life balance in mind. We fly routs that allow more time at home than passenger airlines. We have CASS and known crewmember privileges to supplement our other flight benefits. We are also part of the Purple Runway FedEx Pathways Program.


  • Starting pay range for an ATR Captain is $2,116 to $2,268 Weekly ($110,032 to $117,936)
  • $50,000 Sign-on Bonus for Midland Direct Based Captains.
  • Benefits include Medical, Dental, Vision, PTO, Paid Holidays, 401k, Travel Benefits, and more!
Job Requirements:
ATR Captain Requirements:
  • ATP certificate with MEL
  • 1st class medical
Fixed wing minimums:
  • 2500 TT
  • 500 PIC
  • 1000 MEL
  • 300 turbine/turboprop
  • 500 crew time
  • 121.436 Pilot Qualification
  • IFR currency and proficiency
Working Conditions:
  • Work is performed in an office environment, outdoors and in an aircraft.  
  • Will be exposed to inclement weather.  
  • Requires standing, walking, sitting, bending, and stooping for extended periods of time.
  • May be required to lift up to 50 pounds.   Empire Pilots do not load/unload cargo.
  • Requires manual dexterity, speaking, seeing, and hearing to conduct business.  
  • Work at different locations as required.

For consideration apply at :

Salary Range: $110,032-
Relocation: No
Travel: up to 25%
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