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JetBlue Airways

Queens, NY

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QUICKTAKE
  • JetBlue Airways pilots agreed to be represented by the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA)
  • 71% of of JetBlue’s 2,529 pilots voted to join ALPA
  • Interline agreements: Aer Lingus, Cape Air, American, South African, Emirates, El Al, LAN, Virgin Atlantic, Icelandair, Qatar, and TAM
  • Interline agreement with Hawaiian and Virgin Atlantic out of MCO, BOS, JFK and IAD
  • Agreement with Singapore Airlines out of EWR (EWR-SIN nonstops), and JetAirways throughout India
  • One-way codeshare Lufthansa onto JetBlue
  • Airbus Delivery schedule: 2016= 10, A321 2017= 10, A321 2018= 1 A321, 5 A321NEO 2019= 15, A321NEO 2020= 6, A320NEO, 9 A321NEO 2021= 16 A320NEO 2022= 2 A321NEO
  • 40 A320neo orders and conversion of 30 of the remaining 52 A320 orders to A321s
  • 2011-16: 38 E190 orders/78 options, Jetblue has lowered commitment to arrive at 60 E190 total (some aircraft/options to be sold)
  • Pilots on reserve are on a 2 hour call out and are not assigned a reserve start time until noon the day prior; call out time may change everyday as needed by crew services
  • JetBlue routemap
  • Junior Assignment add'l pay is 40% of pilot's base rate
  • Each pilot signs an individual contract
  • E190s have dual HUDs
  • JFK-based pilots get free parking at Lefferts Blvd (12 minute train ride to terminal 5); they also have the option to pay $33/day to park across from the terminal
  • Rigs: trip rig 3.5:1; duty rig 2:1
  • Night pay override $13/hr for flying between 0100-0500 base local time
  • The individual pilot contract does not include any of the medical insurance, retirement, or work rules
  • This page last updated: January 7, 2016 (Pay Scale)
PILOTS
Total: 3204
Active: 3204
Furloughed: 0
UNION
ALPA

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FLEET
A320: 130
A321: 23
E190: 60
DOMICILES
BOS
FLL
JFK
LGB
MCO
HIRING
Is Hiring?: Yes

Currently hiring. 


A transition incurs a 2-year aircraft lock (E190 FO to A320 FO); an upgrade incurs a 2-year aircraft lock (A320 FO to E190 capt). 


JetBlue interview gouge.

JUMPSEATS

As of January 25th, 2015 the only way to prelist for a JetBlue flight will be online using myIDTravel. 

JetBlue Airways PAYSCALES

CAPTAIN PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
  A320 A321 E190   
12   202 202 182   
11   200 200 180   
10   197 197 178   
9   195 195 176   
8   193 193 173   
7   190 190 171   
6   188 188 169   
5   185 185 167   
4   183 183 165   
3   181 181 163   
2   179 179 161   
1   146 146 131   
FIRST OFFICER PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
A320 E190     
12 138 124     
11 136 122     
10 132 119     
9 131 118     
8 127 114     
7 126 113     
6 122 110     
5 117 105     
4 112 101     
3 103 93     
2 87 79     
1 50 50     

PAY CALCULATOR
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PAY NOTES

Monthly guarantee: 70 hours
Reserve guarantee: 75 hours





All pilots will receive a 3.5% pay raise on January 1st 2015 and another 3.5% pay raise scheduled for January 1st 2016.





Pilots may sell their unused PTO back at 150% pay each month if you have 100+ hours.
Pilots receive 9.0 hours of PTO time per month at 0-5 years seniority
Pilots receive 10.5 hours of PTO time per month at 6-10 years seniority
Pilots receive 12.0 hours of PTO time per month at 11-15 years seniority









Pilots are paid an additional $13/hour of "night override pay" for flights between the hours of 0100-0500 base local time.





International override pay only applies to destinations that require special route qualification
$5.11/hr for Captains
$3.71/hr for FOs


Most junior Capt. (Airbus) per last bid award, hired 10/12.

PER DIEM
$2.00/hr
RETIREMENT

401K: up to 8%

401K Matching: Yes

A/B Fund: none

Other: Profit sharing: Currently 5%, BOD will determine percentage annually.