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Delta Air Lines

Atlanta, GA

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QUICKTAKE
  • Retrofitting MD88/90 cockpits with four 6"x8" LED backlit PFD & MFD displays, and Pegasus FMS with GPS
  • Acquiring Southwest Airlines' entire fleet of 88 B717s
  • First B717 scheduled for delivery in August
  • ATL-EWR B717 service begins in September
  • Ordered 100 B737-900ERs for delivery 2013-2018 to replace some B757-200, B767-300, & A320 aircraft
  • All fleets have Jeppesen Airside Service; no pilot flight kits required
  • Phasing in Windows 8 tablet EFBs beginning late 2013 on a fleet-by-fleet basis. All fleets are expected to be complete by the end of 2015
  • Equipping int'l fleet with Wi-Fi
  • Delta is a founding member of the SkyTeam global airline alliance
  • Owns a oil refinery outside of PHL
  • IATA code: DL; ICAO code: DAL
  • ATC callsign: "Delta"
  • Delta ordered 10 A330-300 to be delivered starting 2015 and 30 A321 to be delivered in 2016
  • This page last updated: April 3, 2014 (Pay Notes)
PILOTS
Total: 11723
Active: 11723
Furloughed: 0
UNION
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FLEET
767-400ER: 21
767-300ER: 58
767-300: 16
757-300: 16
757-200: 145
737-800: 73
MD90: 65
A320: 69
MD88: 117
737-700: 10
747-400: 16
777-200LR: 10
777-200ER: 8
A330-300: 21
A330-200: 11
A319: 57
717: 21
737-900: 16
DOMICILES
ATL
CVG
DTW
LAX
MSP
NYC
SEA
SLC
HIRING
Is Hiring?: Yes

Hiring approximately 300 pilots through the end of 2014.

After pool of furlough bypass pilots is emptied, 50 pilots/month through early 2014, and about 20/month through September 2014.

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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
  777 747-4 787 A330 767-4 757 767 737-9 737-7 737-8 A319 A320 MD88 MD90 717
12   263 263 251 248 248 219 219 212 210 210 203 203 200 200 190
11   261 261 249 246 246 217 217 210 209 209 202 202 198 198 188
10   259 259 247 244 244 215 215 208 207 207 200 200 196 196 186
9   256 256 246 242 242 213 213 207 206 206 199 199 193 193 185
8   254 254 244 240 240 211 211 205 204 204 197 197 192 192 183
7   252 252 242 239 239 209 209 204 203 203 196 196 190 190 182
6   250 250 240 237 237 208 208 202 201 201 194 194 188 188 181
5   248 248 238 235 235 206 206 201 200 200 193 193 186 186 180
4   246 246 236 233 233 205 205 199 198 198 191 191 185 185 178
3   245 245 234 231 231 203 203 198 197 197 190 190 183 183 177
2   243 243 233 230 230 202 202 196 195 195 187 187 182 182 175
1   241 241 231 228 228 200 200 195 194 194 186 186 180 180 173
FIRST OFFICER PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
  777 747-4 787 A330 767-4 757 767 737-7 737-8 737-9 A319 A320 MD88 MD90 717
12   179 179 172 169 169 150 150 144 144 144 139 139 136 136 130
11   177 177 170 168 168 148 148 142 142 143 138 138 135 135 129
10   176 176 169 166 166 146 146 141 141 142 136 136 133 133 127
9   174 174 166 164 164 144 144 139 139 140 135 135 131 131 126
8   172 172 165 163 163 142 142 138 138 139 133 133 130 130 124
7   168 168 161 159 159 139 139 135 135 135 130 130 127 127 122
6   164 164 157 155 155 136 136 131 131 132 127 127 123 123 118
5   160 160 152 150 150 132 132 128 128 129 124 124 119 119 115
4   156 156 149 147 147 129 129 125 125 126 121 121 116 116 112
3   152 152 145 143 143 126 126 122 122 123 117 117 114 114 110
2   130 130 125 123 123 108 108 104 104 105 101 101 98 98 94
1   68 68 68 68 68 68 68 68 68 68 68 68 68 68 68

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PAY NOTES

Monthly guarantee: 65 hours
Reserve guarantee: 72-80 hours (yearly average of 75:30)

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

Most junior captain hired: Junior Captain hired Jan 2000

Future contractual pay raises: Jan 2014 (3%), and 2015 (3%)

PER DIEM

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

RETIREMENT

401K:

2% (DAL contribution; no pilot match required)

401K Matching: Yes

A/B Fund:

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

Other:

As of 12/31/13, contributions to the former NWA pilots targeted Defined Benefit Plan stop. Further, the Delta Pilot Defined Contribution Plan rolls into the DPSP, Delta Pilots Savings Plan (defined contribution type plan). DAL contributes 15% to the DPSP beginning 1/1/14.

Profit sharing

Mandatory retirements:
2013 - 56
2014 - 121
2015 - 169
2016 - 225
2017 - 286
2018 - 415
2019 - 513
2020 - 602
2021 - 789
2022 - 851
2023 - 809
2024 - 805
2025 - 713
2026 - 610
2027 - 514