RAISING THE STANDARD FOR FLIGHT CREW STAFFING IN BUSINESS AVIATION
Since 2004, Aircare Crews Staffing provides professional, flexible, tailored business aviation staffing services to meet the needs of the modern flight department. We work with single-plane operations up to the largest Fortune 500 flight departments. Our history of nearly twenty years in business aviation crew staffing gives us the longevity and experience that sets us apart. This longevity provides us with the most in-depth knowledge of industry standards to benefit your flight department. The Aircare Crews 24/7 dispatch team promptly handles and coordinates availability, scheduling, and dispatch of pilots, flight attendants and mechanics. The team manages logistical issues like crew replacements, travel arrangements to/from assigned locations, as well as confirming proper certification for a seamless crew staffing experience.
Our approach is uniquely tailored to match each client to optimize flight department SOP’s, safety culture and service experience. The team is able to assist new clients with best practices shared by other regional and national flight departments with information on competitive daily rates, crew travel, safety tips, expense reporting and health and wellness testing to help flight departments manage their personnel and remain competitive and cohesive.
Discover what sets Aircare crews staffing apart:
CUSTOMIZED AVIATION STAFFING
Aircare Crews Staffing service is tailored to each individual flight departments' needs, allowing flight departments flexibility and control without administrative workload. We screen crew members to meet flight departments’ specific requirements in terms of experience, compatibility and culture. Aircare Crews supports many longstanding client relationships, because we work hard to know our customer. We provide short-term and long-term personnel coverage with simplicity and efficiency.
Interested in working with a contractor outside of our immediate network? We can enroll them and process payroll as a W-2 employee regardless of their role or the length of the engagement.
Aircare Crews Staffing has a unique advantage in its talent acquisition and recruiting process due to exposure gained in our Aircare’s FACTS Training® program. We see contract pilots and flight attendants in action while they are at Aircare FACTS Training, and have been successful finding opportunities for those who train with us.
We ensure that your crew members have proper training, experience, are fully covered with aviation-specific liability insurance, while being in compliance with Labor/Worker’s Comp laws, as well as having Federal and State taxes properly handled and withheld.
A core component of Aircare Crews’ service offering is to insulate its customers from potential liabilities. We assume all employer responsibilities, including:
- Free Telemedical Support through Aircare Access Assistance
- Prompt Payroll/Expense Reimbursement
- Free Earned Aircare’s FACTS Training
- 24/7 Dispatch Support
- Company Credit Card for Qualifying Candidates*
- Pre-Employment Paperwork and Screening
- W-2 Employment
- Workers’ Compensation Coverage
- Aviation Specific Insurance Coverage
- General Liability Insurance
- Non-owned Aircraft Liability Insurance
- Unemployment Insurance
*Corporate credit cards and free enrollment into Aircare FACTS Training are provided to crew members who meet eligibility requirements.
W-2 EMPLOYMENT ADMINISTRATION Protection
One of the key benefits that Aircare Crews Staffing provides to flight departments is the elimination of the administrative and potential legal headache that accompanies the use of temporary contractors, retainers and full-time employment placement. We provide employment compliance and certainty of employment with regard to Internal Revenue Service (IRS) employment tax obligations, State Income Taxes, Department of Labor (DOL), Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) overtime requirements, Workers' Compensation, Unemployment Insurance, and more.
IRS EMPLOYEE TAX MISCLASSIFICATION PROTECTION
Use of Aircare Crews contract pilots and flight attendants fall into the classification of our employee for the purposes of State and Federal income tax. Misclassification of this can put your flight department at legal and financial risk, can cause issues with insurance providers, and is administratively burdensome.
Aircare Crews crew members are W-2 employees of Aircare Crews Staffing. This allows Aircare to establish that we are the employer of record, so your flight department eliminates any risk of misclassification now or in the future.
At Aircare Crews Staffing, we pride ourselves on safety, professionalism and confidentiality. Our large continuously-expanding database contains highly-qualified pilots and flight attendants who meet any requirements. Each search for candidates is customized to find those who meet the specific needs of each flight department, providing you the best placement for both temporary and permanent positions.
PILOTS AND CABIN CREW QUALIFICATIONS
- Minimum total flight time 5,000 hours
- Minimum 150 hours in needed aircraft
- As PIC, meets all FAR Part 61.58 requirements
- Emergency Procedures Training
- Inflight Emergency Medical, AED, BBP, and CPR Certified
- Experience and training in corporate aviation
- Reference checked
- Background checked
- Drug tested upon request
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Aircare International aims to add value to each flight operation by providing customizable and robust products in staffing, training, emergency preparedness, and telemedicine, while working within framework already established within a flight department. Our focus is to actively serve your business with consistency, experience, and mentorship. We serve the best in the industry and want to share those best practices industry wide.
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