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Kalitta Air

Ypsilanti, MI

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QUICKTAKE
  • Kalitta Air and the Teamsters have come to a tentative agreement for a new collective bargaining agreement as of September 30, 2016
  • Both 767 back from conversion - 1 in service with DHL the other to enter service in Oct
  • 13th -400 currently udnergoing C check. Will enter service in late October. 
  • Classic fleet cockpits all have color EADIs and EHSIs with dual CMA 900 FMS
  • All aircraft equipped with EFBs
  • Contract negotiations began in August 2010
  • Service entry date 1 June
  • Ongoing business with: DHL, Asiana, El Al, Military Charters and ad hoc charters
  • Kalitta Air purchased entire former NWA classic fleet (10 freighters, 2 pax) from Delta in August 2010
  • Pilots are home based, with the exception of recurrent training where travel to YIP is pilot's responsibility
  • Other destinations: Hong Kong, Amsterdam, Honolulu, Anchorage, JFK, Newark, Bahrain, UAE
  • Kalitta Air began operations in 2000 with three 747s
  • Purchased two 767-300s to convert to freighters
  • 767 pilot vacancy bid awarded
  • Majority business with DHL and Military Charters
  • Pilots and flight engineers have separate seniority lists, as FEs have no mandatory retirement age
  • Pilot count includes management pilots, but does not include PFEs
  • IATA code: K4; ICAO code: CKS
  • ATC callsign: "Connie"
  • This page last updated: September 30, 2016 (Quicktake)
PILOTS
Total: 312
Active: 312
Furloughed: 0
UNION
Teamsters

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FLEET
747-200: 3
747-400: 13
767-300: 2
DOMICILES
YIP
HIRING
Is Hiring?: Yes

Kalitta Air jobs page.

Minimums:
1,500TT, 500 jet

Preferred minimums:
Heavy jet and glass time

Training pay is $600/week until completion of IOE.

Company will consider military/ex military pilots with less than 5000 hours.

Kalitta Air interview gouge.

JUMPSEATS
Check Kalitta Air schedules. Jumpseat request form. CASS participant.

Kalitta Air PAYSCALES

CAPTAIN PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
747-400 747     
19 173 173     
18 172 172     
17 170 170     
16 169 169     
15 168 168     
14 166 166     
13 164 164     
12 161 161     
11 158 158     
10 154 154     
9 150 150     
8 146 146     
7 142 142     
6 138 138     
5 134 134     
4 129 129     
3 125 125     
2 108 108     
1 84 84     
FIRST OFFICER PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
747-400 747     
20 128 128     
19 125 125     
18 123 123     
17 120 120     
16 118 118     
15 116 116     
14 113 113     
13 111 111     
12 109 109     
11 107 107     
10 105 105     
9 102 102     
8 99 99     
7 97 97     
6 94 94     
5 91 91     
4 88 88     
3 85 85     
2 73 73     
1 66 66     

PAY CALCULATOR
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PAY NOTES

Monthly guarantee: 62 hours
Reserve guarantee: 62 hours

Most junior captain hired:
747-200 May 2008
767-300 Jan 2011
747-400 Nov 2010

PER DIEM
$1.70/hr (dom)
$2.60/hr (int'l)
RETIREMENT

401K: yes ($1 for $1 on first 2.5%; after 10 years, up to 5%)

401K Matching: Yes

A/B Fund: none