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Kalitta Air

Ypsilanti, MI

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QUICKTAKE
  • TA passed ratification 234 yes votes, 17 no votes. 20 DEC 2016. CBA will become effective 1 Jan 17, with retro pay back to 1 DEC. 
  • New CBA is 4 years in duration. Amendable in 2020. Requires annual pay raises of 5%, 4%, and 5% in years 2-4 respectively. 
  • Those affected -200 crews placed to -400 and 767, FE's will be placed on furlough list until furlough rights expire
  • 17th -400 is online
  • All aircraft equipped with EFBs
  • Ongoing business with: DHL, Asiana, El Al, Military Charters, Turkish Cargo, and ad hoc charters
  • 4 Additional 767-300s purchased (for a total of 6)
  • First two 767s in service as of December 2016, 3 additional to come online 2018
  • Pilots are home based, with the exception of recurrent training where travel to YIP is pilot's responsibility
  • Major Destinations: CVG, JFK, LAX, HNL, ANC, ICN, HKG, DEL, LEJ, AMS, BRU, SFO, DFW, AUS, IAH, RMS, WRI, SUU, OSN and BAH
  • Kalitta Air began operations in 2000 with three 747s
  • Majority business with DHL and Military Charters
  • Pilot count includes management pilots
  • IATA code: K4; ICAO code: CKS
  • ATC callsign: "Connie"
  • Lease/purchase of 5 ex Korean -400s will give K4 18 -400s by Jan 2018
  • This page last updated: October 12, 2017 (Fleet)
PILOTS
Total: 359
Active: 359
Furloughed: 0
UNION
Teamsters
FLEET
747-400: 17
767-300: 6
DOMICILES
YIP
HIRING
Is Hiring?: Yes

Kalitta Air jobs page.

Minimums:

5000 TT/ 1000 PIC unless ex military

Preferred minimums:
Heavy jet and glass time

New hire training is $600/week. Regular hourly flight pay begins on the first day of IOE.

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

Kalitta Air interview gouge.

JUMPSEATS

CASS participant. For information on jumpseating on board Kalitta Air, go to http://www.kalittaair.com/supernumary-travel/

Flight Schedule: http://www.kalittaair.com/schedule/

Kalitta Air PAYSCALES

CAPTAIN PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
747 767     
12 250 250     
11 245 245     
10 238 238     
9 232 232     
8 226 226     
7 220 220     
6 214 214     
5 208 208     
4 - 200     
3 194 194     
2 167 167     
1 131 131     
FIRST OFFICER PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
All     
12 168     
11 165     
10 162     
9 158     
8 153     
7 149     
6 145     
5 141     
4 135     
3 131     
2 113     
1 101     

PAY CALCULATOR
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PAY NOTES

Monthly guarantee: 64 hours
Reserve guarantee: 64 hours

Most junior captain hired:
767-300 Jan 2011

747-400 May 2015

PER DIEM

$1.90/hr (dom)
$2.80/hr (int'l)

RETIREMENT

401K:

100% company match up to 5% employee contribution. Maximum $10,000 company match annually

401K Matching: Yes

A/B Fund:

none