Life At ExpressJet

Our people are our greatest asset. We take pride in providing industry-leading wages and benefits, company perks, and employee programs. 


Benefits

Medical, Dental, and Vision Health Care Benefits*
All full-time employees are eligible to participate in medical, dental and vision plans.

Prescription Drug Plan*
All available health insurance plans include a prescription drug plan for employees and their dependents.

Health Savings Account (HSA) with Company Contributions*
If enrolled in one of our Consumer-Driven Health Plans, employees are eligible to activate a Health Savings Account.  

Flexible Spending Account (FSA)*
ExpressJet offers employees two types of Flexible Spending Accounts: a medical account and a dependent care account. FSA accounts help employees set aside tax-free money for certain medical, dental, vision or dependent care expenses.

Life Insurance and AD&D Coverage*
Basic life insurance and accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D) coverage are available to eligible full-time employees.

Long-Term Disability*
Long-term disability income protection benefits are available to eligible full-time employees. If disabled, employees will receive a portion of their monthly pay, up to 60 percent.   

Short-Term Disability*
If an employee is unable to work, short-term disability plans that provide partial income replacement are available to eligible full-time employees. 

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
ExpressJet offers all employees an Employee Assistance Program. EAP is a free, confidential service to assist employees and their families through problems at home or work, such as drug or alcohol dependency, marital difficulties, financial counseling or psychiatric care.

401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with Company Match
ExpressJet offers a competitive retirement savings plan with generous matching contributions to assist employees and their families in building retirement.

Paid Vacation, Holiday and Personal Time Off
ExpressJet offers a number of resources to allow employees to take time off from work, including vacation, holiday and personal days. Employees can also benefit from a Leave of Absence program.

 

*Some benefits vary based on collective bargaining agreements and base locations.

Company Perks

Fly for free or at reduced rates on American, Delta and United*
As a partner for American, Delta and United, we’re proud to offer free and reduced-rate travel privileges to our team members. Travel the world as a member of the ExpressJet team.

Enjoy reduced-cost travel programs with dozens of partner airlines
We partner with over 50 airlines around the world to offer employees reduced-cost travel programs and greater opportunities to see every corner of the world.

Employee discounts on entertainment, electronics, travel and more
As an ExpressJet team member, take advantage of our numerous employee discounts, including automotive, education, electronics, entertainment, financial services, travel and much more.

Pilot Referral Bonus Program
Know a pilot? Refer him or her to ExpressJet and receive a $1,000 post-tax bonus. Bonuses are unlimited to all employees.

Employee Stock Purchase Plan
The Employee Stock Purchase Plan offers team members the opportunity to buy SkyWest, Inc. common stock through payroll deductions at a discounted price.

*Travel-related privileges are subject to eligibility requirements and other restrictions.

Employee Programs

WINGS (When in Need Get Support)
Our 501(c)(3) non-profit offers financial grants to ExpressJet employees following an unexpected catastrophic event, injury or illness.

SOAR (Service. Outreach. Action. Relief)
Our employee-led community support program offers team members the opportunity to get involved with charitable causes in their community.

Scoreboards Rewards
Scoreboard Rewards shares monetary rewards with our team for achieving operational performance goals.

ExpressJet Employee Scholarship
We offer annual scholarships to our employees, their spouses and dependent children to continue their education an accredited college, university or vocational school.

EPIC Ambassadors
ExpressJet Pliots Inspiring Careers (EPIC) offers our pilots the opportunity to mentor future aviators through our Airline Pilot Pathway Program.

Rewards & Recognition
Our peer-to-peer recognition program provides our team the opportunity to earn rewards for exceptional performance, as well as recognize career milestones.

Mentorship Programs
Many of our locations offer mentorship programs for new employees in each of our divisions.

Financial Wellness Courses
We partner with Alliant Credit Union to offer free financial wellness courses to our people.