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Freight Runners Express Profile

Freight Runners Express Airplanes

Active Pilots




Freight Runners Express At a Glance

  • Operates as a scheduled feeder for UPS and also on-demand flights for passengers and cargo
  • Pilots average 40 to 70 hours of flight time per month
  • One of the larger part 135 operators in the midwest


Freight Runners Express is hiring pilots. Pilots apply through third party employment website.

Minimum Requirements to Apply

  • Commercial pilot certificate with Instrument Rating
  • Second class medical certificate
  • Valid passport
  • Flight time required for part 135 instrument operations for captain positions
  • Minimum of 800 hours total time for first officer positions

Airplane Fleet

  • BE-99
  • Beech 1900
  • EMB-120
  • King Air 350

Pilot Domiciles

  • Cherry Capital Airport
  • Baraboo-Wisconsin Dells Regional Airport
  • General Mitchell International Airport
  • Central Wisconsin Airport
  • Rhinelander-Oneida County Airport

Freight Runners Express Yearly Salary

AirplaneCaptainFirst Officer
Beech 190078,50031,500
King Air 35089,20048,700

Compensation Notes

Per Diem

  • $2.50/hr domestic
  • Pilots are paid per diem based on actual duty period, or 14 hours per overnight away from base, or 24 hours per layover away from base


  • 401K: company matches 100% of employee contribution up to 2% pay.

Greg started his professional pilot journey in 2002 after graduating from Embry Riddle. Since that time he has accumulated over 8,000 hours working as a pilot. Greg’s professional experience includes flight instructing, animal tracking, backcountry flying, forest firefighting, passenger charter, part 135 cargo, flying for a regional airline, a national low cost airline, a legacy airline, and also working as a manager in charge of Part 135 and Part 121 training programs.

Greg Thomson