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11 months ago
Via Air
Location: Florida, United States
Job type: Contract/Locum
Contact: No Name
Category: Pilot

At ViaAir, we still believe that Air Service is a service and not just means of transportation. Our experienced team understands that client satisfaction and community support are critical to the creation of a successful flight operation. We pride ourselves at being more than just transportation; as such we always go above and beyond as proven in our excellent client satisfaction rate.


Has a full understanding of the following with respect to the Company’s operation:

  • Aviation safety standards and safe operating practices
  • Federal Aviation Regulations
  • Operations Specifications
  • All appropriate maintenance and airworthiness requirements
  • General Operations Manual
  • Must discharge duties to meet applicable legal requirements and to maintain safe operations.

Job Responsibilities:

  • A Chief Pilot, he must have at least three years’ experience as pilot-in-command of a large airplane operated under 14 CFR Part 121 or Part 135.
  • Reviews revisions to the Airplane Flight Manual issued by the aircraft manufacturer and incorporates changes into Company manuals.
  • Serves as a direct supervisor to all Flight Crewmembers; and provides counseling and discipline, as necessary.
  • Supervises all line activities in the Flight Operations Department.
  • Observes flights periodically to ensure pilot compliance with performance standards and Company policies and procedures.
  • Distributes all required publications, manuals and charts.
  • Governs Crewmember compliance with medical examination and FAA certificate requirements.
  • Reviews and resolves flight operations issues arising from operational irregularities.
  • Ensures Crewmember appearance, attendance and personal conduct are in compliance with Company policy.
  • Coordinates with Flight Standards and the Flight Training Manager to manage Flight Crew training and checking programs.
  • Knows applicable Flight Operations manuals, Operations Specifications and Federal Aviation Regulations pertaining to Company operations.
  • Ensures operations are conducted in accordance with applicable regulations and standards of Via Airlines


  • Develops safe and efficient operational procedures.
  • Selects and directly supervises flight deck personnel.
  • Selects Fleet Captains and Check Airmen as necessary to assist in maintaining procedural standardization.
  • Makes decisions that affect the safety and/or security of aircraft operations.
  • Makes safety risk acceptance decisions based on risk analysis.

Job Requirements:

  • EMB 145 or EMB 120 Experience as an Instructor or Check Pilot
  • Previous experience as a Part 119 Chief Pilot or Director of Operations under Part 121 or Part 135

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