Part 135 Line Pilot

Albuquerque, NM
Airline Operations /
Full Time /
Reliable Airlines is a cargo feeder operator, operating for a major cargo carrier since June 2022 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Our world-class leadership team holds extensive strategic and operational experience in the air cargo industry. We are building a high performance team and hiring at all levels within the organization. 

You will be part of a broader organization that is seeking to enable a future where air transportation is safer, more convenient and fundamentally transformative to the way goods — and eventually people — move around the planet. We are a team of mission-driven engineers and operators with experience across aerospace, robotics and self-driving cars working to make this future a reality.

As a Caravan Captain at Reliable Airlines, you will be part of the airline’s team and report directly to the Chief Pilot. Your role will be critical in maintaining operational integrity and execution of cargo feeder operations within an exciting new air carrier seeking to efficiently move cargo and establish the future of remote operations. 


In your role as Part 135 Line Pilot, you will operate with the highest regard for safety, compliance, and customer service. Your role will be critical in ensuring each flight is conducted in full compliance of all applicable FAA regulations, aircraft limitations, and company procedures. As the Pilot in Command, you will be responsible to monitor the loading of cargo and ensure a comprehensive preflight and weight & balance is accomplished before each flight.

Basic Success Criteria

    • Proficient single pilot IFR skills
    • Strong communication skills
    • Ability to work in an ever-changing safety oriented environment
    • Applicants are subject to FAA/DOT drug and alcohol testing program
    • Applicants must possess the legal right to work in the United States of America

Part 135 Requirements

    • FAA First or Second Class Medical 
    • Must meet the FAR Part 135.243(c) IFR requirements:
    • Commercial pilot certificate - Single-Engine Land
    • Instrument rating
    • 1,200 hours total time
    • 500 hours cross country
    • 100 hours night
    • 75 hours actual or simulated instrument time (50 hours in actual flight)

Preferred Criteria

    • Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) rating
    • Impeccable safety record
    • Cessna C208 Caravan experience
    • 1,000 hours PIC
    • Previous experience operating under 14 CFR 135
Reliable Airlines is taking off and we need YOUR help.  We're currently offering a $10,000 sign-on bonus for qualified pilots who join us in our mission to build a new and exciting cargo operation.  Get in early and help us shape the future! This is an exciting and rewarding opportunity to contribute to defining a new paradigm of the future of aviation.

This position is based in Albuquerque, NM. Must be willing to travel up to 75% of the time. 

The estimated salary range for this position is $60,000 to $75,000.  At Reliable Airlines, we strive to provide competitive and rewarding compensation based on experience and expertise, as well as market conditions, location, and pay equity.

In addition to base compensation, Reliable Robotics offers stock options, employee medical, 401k contribution, great co-workers and a casual work environment.

Reliable Robotics does not presently sponsor candidates for employment visas. In order to comply with export control regulations applicable to our technology and products, all candidates for this position must reside in the United States and be “U.S. persons” for purposes of the Export Administration Regulations (i.e., a U.S. citizen, a lawful permanent resident, or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as refugees or granted asylum in the U.S.) or otherwise eligible to access our technologies without an export license.

At Reliable Robotics, our goal is to be a diverse and inclusive workforce.  As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, creed, ancestry, sex, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability or medical conditions, national origin, military or veteran status, genetic information, marital status, or any other basis covered by applicable law. All employment and promotion is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

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