• Full Time
  • D3J

Sunwest Aviation

Join Sunwest Aviation Ltd. – Your Sky. No Limits.

At Sunwest, we’re currently hiring Captains for our LR45 and BE02 aircraft. If you’re an experienced pilot looking for a rewarding career, we want you on our team!

Why Sunwest?

Full-Time Positions: Located in Calgary with flexible work schedules.

Comprehensive Benefits:

  • Dental, extended health, life insurance, AD&D, short-term & long-term disability.
  • 100% coverage of eligible health expenses and an employee assistance program.

Additional Compensation:

  • Opportunities for schedule changes and extra work.
  • Fair Call-Out Policy ensuring fair compensation for schedule deviations.
  • Overtime pay and RSP matching up to 6%.
  • $500/year for paramedical practitioners (psychologists, massage therapists, speech therapists, etc.).


  • $2,000 hiring bonus for LR45 & BE02 Captain positions.
  • Access to a 24/7 onsite gym.
  • Up to 5 weeks of vacation and paid sick days.
  • Free parking with short walking distance compared to the airport.
  • Annual salary increases.
  • Quarterly employee events to foster team spirit.
  • Discounted tickets to popular attractions.
  • Moving expense reimbursements for relocations.

Career Growth:

  • Access to a diverse fleet of aircraft for valuable experience and career advancement.

Position Overview


Captain, LR45 (Ref #: 2024-021)

Compensation: $95,000-$120,000 per year

Responsibilities: Safely operate Lear 45 aircraft.

Schedule: 12 days on / 5 days off.


  • ATPL
  • 3,500 hours Total Time
  • 2,000 hours PIC
  • 2,000 hours Multi-Engine
  • 1,500 hours Multi PIC
  • 200 hours jet

Captain, BE02 (Ref #: 2024-007)

Compensation: $90,000-$110,000 per year

Responsibilities: Ensure safe operation of BE02 aircraft.

Schedule: Flexible 5 and 2 or 10 and 4 day rotations.


  • ATPL
  • 3,000 hours Total Time
  • 2,000 hours PIC
  • 1,500 hours Multi-Engine
  • 1,000 hours Multi PIC

Sunwest Aviation Ltd. is a leading Western Canadian operator of jet and turboprop charter aircraft. We pride ourselves on our diverse fleet and commitment to safety. Join us for a rewarding career in aviation!

Apply now to be a part of our dynamic team and experience the future shining bright at Sunwest Aviation Ltd.