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United Airlines

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QUICKTAKE
  • United pilots approved a two-year UPA extension to 1/31/19 that includes industry-leading pay rates
  • Pay raises will be 3% January 2017, 4.42% February 2017, 3% January 2018, 4% January 2019.
  • Less than 250 pilots are still out on various leaves
  • All 747-400 aircraft to be retired by the end of 2017
  • 5 B787-9s (additional) on order. 14 B787-10s (additional) on order.
  • 14 B777-300 deliveries start in Dec 2016
  • 14 A319s (used) leases in 2016/17 and 14 options in 2018-2022 
  • 4 B737-700 deliveries begin mid 2017. 61 B737-700 orders have been deferred and changed to B737MAX orders.
  • 61 out of the 65 737-700 are being converted to 737 MAX. 4 out of the 65 original order will be 737-800. Delivery dates for the 737 MAX conversions has not been specified.
  • 35 A350-1000 deliveries start in 2018
  • 100 B737 MAX9 deliveries starting in 2018
  • Full-flat First, BusinessFirst and Business classes seats on all widebodies and B757s
  • Wi-Fi has been installed on 700 aircraft including on international routes
  • United is a founding member of the Star Alliance global airline alliance
  • IATA code: UA; ICAO code: UAL
  • ATC callsign: "United"
  • This page last updated: February 21, 2017 (Fleet)
PILOTS
Total: 12582
Active: 12582
Furloughed: 0
UNION
ALPA
FLEET
A320: 97
A319: 56
B739ER: 130
B739: 12
B788: 12
B789: 18
B752: 56
B737: 40
B738: 130
B744: 22
B753: 21
B763ER: 35
B764ER: 16
B772: 19
B772ER: 55
B773ER: 4
DOMICILES
IAH
LAX
ORD
DEN
SFO
EWR
IAD
GUM
CLE
HIRING
Is Hiring?: Yes

Currently hiring First Officers 

3 New Hire classes per month.
January 10, January 24
February 7, February 14, February 21, 
March 7, March 14, March 21, 
April 4, April 11, April 25, 
May 2

All class dates subject to change.

Apply online

Hiring approximately 450 pilots in 2017 

All United pilots have been offered recall 

United has implemented a Career Path Program (CPP) with three companies: CommutAir, ExpressJet's E-145 and Airline Training Center of Arizona (ATCA).

Two new hire classes scheduled per month

Minimums:
1,000 fixed-wing turbine time

New hires can expect B737.





JUMPSEATS

List at ticket counter or gate. Unlimited jumpseats. CASS participant.

United Airlines PAYSCALES

CAPTAIN PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
  777 747-4 767-4 787 757-3 767-2 767-3 757 A320 A321 737-8 737-9 A319 737-7
12   328 328 328 328 274 274 274 264 264 264 264 264 245 245
11   326 326 326 326 271 271 271 262 262 262 262 262 252 252
10   324 324 324 324 268 268 268 260 260 260 260 260 250 250
9   321 321 321 321 265 265 265 258 258 258 258 258 248 248
8   319 319 319 319 264 264 264 256 256 256 256 256 246 246
7   316 316 316 316 261 261 261 254 254 254 254 254 244 244
6   314 314 314 314 260 260 260 252 252 252 252 252 242 242
5   311 311 311 311 257 257 257 251 251 251 251 251 240 240
4   309 309 309 309 255 255 255 249 249 249 249 249 238 238
3   306 306 306 306 253 253 253 247 247 247 247 247 236 236
2   304 304 304 304 251 251 251 245 245 245 245 245 234 234
1   301 301 301 301 249 249 249 243 243 243 243 243 232 232
FIRST OFFICER PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
  777 747-4 767-4 787 757-3 767-2 767-3 757 A320 A321 737-8 737-9 A319 737-5 737-7
12   224 224 224 224 187 187 187 181 181 181 181 181 173 173 173
11   222 222 222 222 185 185 185 179 179 179 179 179 172 172 172
10   220 220 220 220 183 183 183 177 177 177 177 177 170 170 170
9   217 217 217 217 180 180 180 175 175 175 175 175 168 168 168
8   215 215 215 215 178 178 178 173 173 173 173 173 166 166 166
7   210 210 210 210 174 174 174 169 169 169 169 169 162 162 162
6   205 205 205 205 169 169 169 165 165 165 165 165 158 158 158
5   200 200 200 200 165 165 165 161 161 161 161 161 154 154 154
4   195 195 195 195 161 161 161 157 157 157 157 157 150 150 150
3   190 190 190 190 157 157 157 153 153 153 153 153 147 147 147
2   163 163 163 163 134 134 134 131 131 131 131 131 125 125 125
1   85 85 85 85 85 85 85 85 85 85 85 85 85 85 85

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PAY NOTES

Monthly Guarantee: 70 hours
Reserve Guarantee: 73 hours*

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

Future contractual pay raises: 3% in January 2018, 4% in Jan 2019

Most junior captain hired: Jan 07: A320/SFO (ex-CAL), Nov 99: 737/SFO (ex-UAL)

PER DIEM

$2.30/hr (dom) $2.75/hr (intl)

RETIREMENT

401K Matching: Yes

A/B Fund:

None/16% B-plan

Other:

Profit sharing

Mandatory retirements:

2016 - 321
2017 - 398
2018 - 398
2019 - 411
2020 - 420
2021 - 509
2022 - 466
2023 - 550
2024 - 491
2025 - 606
2026 - 652
2027 - 634
2028 - 740
2029 - 689
2030 - 668
2031 - 655
2032 - 491
2033 - 411
2034 - 348
2035 - 339
2036 - 254
2037 - 210
2038 - 206
2039 - 194