Citation X Captain & First Officer

Van Nuys, CA | Flight | Full-time


Being a part of the Sun Air Jets team is not just an occupation, it’s a way of life.  Our pilots are an integral part of our team and are as passionate about flying as they are about our dedication to serving our guests with world-renowned customer service. As one of a select few operators to possess all four of the major safety audit standards in the industry, our pilots always put safety first. Learn more about our safety ratings on our website here. Sun Air Jets is fortunate to be a resilient and robust organization that continues to thrive. If you love the journey as much as we do and strive to exceed every client's expectations, come join the Sun Air Jets team!  

This will be a 3-crew rotation aircraft.

Captain Qualifications


First Class Medical 

Type Rating with 500 hours in type, 250 hours PIC in type, current, with recent flight experience in type 

4,000 hours Total Time 

3,500 hours Multi-Engine Land 

3,000 hours PIC 

3,000 hours Turbojet 

2,000 hours PIC Multi-Engine Land 

500 hours Turbojet PIC 

300 hours Instrument

International Experience 

135 Experience 

First Officer Qualifications

1500 hours Total Time

250 hours PIC, preferred 500 hours PIC

50 hours Multi Engine

75 hours Instrument

50 hours Turbine

Type preferred but willing to type the right person(s)

ATP Preferred

First Class Medical

135 Experience Preferred

Additional Requirements

International charter flying required

Computer and iPad proficient

Maintain professional skills and knowledge


Captain: $170K-$185K

First Officer: $100K-$150K

Sun Air Jets benefits package includes competitive pay, per diem, 401K with an employer match, health insurance (medical, dental, vision) mostly paid by the company, and paid time off (vacation and sick time).

Flight crews are trained with CAE/Flight Safety every 6 months.

Sun Air Jets operates a fleet of aircraft worldwide and is certified as Wyvern Wingman, Argus Platinum and audited by the Air Charter Safety Foundation and IS-BAO.

Applicants are subject to FAA/DOT drug testing program, pilot records check, background check, fingerprinting and driver’s records check.