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Delta Air Lines

Atlanta, GA

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QUICKTAKE
  • The pilots of Delta Air Lines, represented by the Air Line Pilots Association, Int'l (ALPA), ratified an amended collective bargaining agreement. 82 percent voted “in favor” of the agreement. The agreement is effective immediately through December 31, 2019
  • Provides pay increases of 18% for 2016 (fully retroactive), 3% 2017, 3% 2018, 4% 2019.
  • Entire domestic fleet equipped with Wi-Fi and int’l fleet by mid-2016
  • Ordered 75 CS100s from Bombardier, with an option for 50 more and possible change to CS300. Deliveries start in Spring 2018
  • Delta announced the cancellation of the Northwest 787 order, which would have begun in 2018. The Airbus 350 was chosen as the replacement
  • 5 recently acquired B752s enter service in 2016
  • 5 additional A330-300 deliveries through 2017 for a total of 31
  • Purchasing 3 additional (Blue1) B717s for a total of 91
  • 739ERs deliveries continue through 2019 for a total of 120
  • 45 A321s to be delivered in 2016-2018
  • Ordered 37 more A321's for a total of 82
  • 25 A350-900s deliveries begin in 2017
  • 25 A330neos deliveries start in 2019 replacing B763ERs
  • 18 B788s service entry in 2020
  • Owns an oil refinery outside of PHL
  • Delta is a founding member of the SkyTeam global airline alliance
  • IATA code: DL; ICAO code: DAL
  • ATC callsign: "Delta"
  • This page last updated: January 15, 2017 (Quicktake, Pay Scale, Retirement) 
PILOTS
Total: 13658
Active: 13658
Furloughed: 0
UNION
ALPA

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FLEET
A319: 57
A332: 11
A333: 29
B764ER: 21
B772ER: 8
B772LR: 10
B752: 106
MD90: 65
A320: 69
MD88: 116
B744: 8
B753: 16
B738: 73
B767: 12
B763ER: 58
A321: 10
B717: 91
B737: 10
B739ER: 66
B757-200 VIP: 5
DOMICILES
LAX
MSP
NYC
SEA
SLC
ATL
DTW
CVG
HIRING
Is Hiring?: Yes

Apply online

Expected to hire 1,100 pilots for 2017

JUMPSEATS
List at ticket counter or gate. Unlimited jumpseats, domestic and international for reciprocal carriers. CASS participant.

Delta Air Lines PAYSCALES

CAPTAIN PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
  777 747-4 A330 787 767-4 757 767 A321 737-9 737-7 737-8 A319 A320 MD88 MD90 717 CRJ900 EMB190
12   330 330 316 316 312 277 277 267 267 265 265 256 256 251 251 239 170 170
11   328 328 314 314 310 274 274 264 264 263 263 254 254 248 248 237 169 169
10   325 325 312 312 307 271 271 262 262 261 261 252 252 246 246 235 168 168
9   323 323 309 309 305 268 268 260 260 259 259 250 250 243 243 233 167 167
8   320 320 307 307 303 266 266 258 258 257 257 248 248 241 241 231 165 165
7   318 318 304 304 300 264 264 256 256 255 255 246 246 239 239 230 164 164
6   316 316 302 302 298 262 262 254 254 253 253 244 244 237 237 228 163 163
5   313 313 300 300 296 260 260 252 252 251 251 242 242 235 235 226 161 161
4   311 311 297 297 293 258 258 250 250 249 249 240 240 233 233 224 160 160
3   308 308 295 295 291 256 256 248 248 247 247 238 238 231 231 222 159 159
2   306 306 293 293 289 254 254 246 246 245 245 237 237 229 229 221 158 158
1   303 303 290 290 286 251 251 244 244 243 243 235 235 227 227 219 156 156
FIRST OFFICER PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
  777 747-4 A330 787 767-4 757 767 A321 737-9 737-7 737-8 A319 A320 MD88 MD90 717 CRJ900 EMB190
12   226 226 216 216 213 189 189 182 182 181 181 175 175 172 172 163 116 116
11   224 224 214 214 211 187 187 180 180 179 179 173 173 169 169 162 115 115
10   222 222 212 212 209 184 184 179 179 178 178 172 172 167 167 160 114 114
9   219 219 209 209 206 181 181 176 176 175 175 169 169 165 165 158 113 113
8   216 216 207 207 204 180 180 174 174 174 174 167 167 163 163 156 112 112
7   211 211 202 202 200 175 175 171 171 170 170 164 164 159 159 153 109 109
6   206 206 197 197 194 171 171 166 166 165 165 159 159 155 155 149 106 106
5   201 201 192 192 190 167 167 162 162 161 161 155 155 151 151 145 103 103
4   200 200 188 188 185 163 163 158 158 157 157 152 152 147 147 142 101 101
3   191 191 183 183 181 159 159 154 154 153 153 148 148 144 144 138 99 99
2   163 163 156 156 154 136 136 132 132 131 131 127 127 123 123 118 86 86
1   86 86 86 86 86 86 86 86 86 86 86 86 86 86 86 86 86 86

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PAY NOTES

Monthly guarantee: 65 hours
Reserve guarantee: ALV (Average Line Value) - 2 hrs.

International Override Pay:
$6.50/hr Capt
$4.50/hr FO

Most Junior Captain ATL (MD88): Aug 2015 
Most Junior Captain JFK (MD88): Jun 2016

Future contractual pay raises: 2015 (3%), 2016 (18%), 2017 (3%), 2018 (3%), 2019 (4%)

PER DIEM

$2.10/hr (dom)
$2.60/hr (intl)

RETIREMENT

401K:

All pilots now get 16% contribution to 401k. No matching.

401K Matching: Yes

A/B Fund:

Premerger NWA: frozen/Premerger DAL: none/12%

Other:

Profit sharing

Mandatory retirements:

2016: 99 (from 1 Sept to EOY)
2017: 308
2018: 403
2019: 468
2020: 553
2021: 767

Projected Retirement Numbers (Feb 2016):

2016: 189
2017: 267
2018: 377
2019: 471
2020: 566
2021: 772
2022: 830
2023: 790
2024: 791
2025: 711
2026: 608
2027: 513
2028: 507
2029: 511
2030: 541
2031: 476
2032: 424
2033: 356
2034: 302
2035: 260
2036: 256
2037: 227
2038: 203
2039: 159
2040: 178