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Kalitta Air

Ypsilanti, MI

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QUICKTAKE
  • Kalitta Air LLC pilots are representated by the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA)
  • 777-200 now on property. Scheduled to be online September, 2019.
  • Future ETOPS certification is planned for the 777 and 767 fleet
  • 4 777's to be added. 2 by 1st quarter 2020, and 2 additional by 3rd quarter 2020
  • New CBA is 4 years in duration. Amendable in 2020. Requires annual pay raises of 5%, 4%, and 5% in years 2-4 respectively.
  • All pilots issued EFBs with JeppFD Pro and company manuals
  • Ongoing business with: DHL, Turkish Cargo, Xiamen Taidek, USPS, Pacific Air Cargo, U.S.TRANSCOM, CNET, UPS, and other ad hoc charters
  • 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, BAH, IST, EBB, MST, SNN, SCL, and BOG 
  • Kalitta Air began operations in 2000 with three 747s
  • Pilot count includes management pilots
  • IATA code: K4; ICAO code: CKS
  • ATC callsign: "Connie"
  • This page was last updated: July 10, 2019 (Quicktake)
PILOTS
Total: 639
Active: 639
Furloughed: 0
UNION
ALPA
FLEET
747-400: 24
767-300: 8
777-200: 1
DOMICILES
YIP
HIRING
Is Hiring?: Yes

Kalitta Air jobs page.

Minimums:

2500 Total Time 1000+ if Military. 

(Turbine and Turbine PIC flexible) 1500 Turbine Time 500 Turbine PIC ATP, Class I Medical. 

NO international travel restrictions.

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/

International flights: 24 hrs prior notice Domestic flights: 6 hrs prior notice

Jumpseat requests: (734) 544-7031 or (734) 484-0088

Kalitta Air PAYSCALES

CAPTAIN PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
All     
12 273     
11 267     
10 260     
9 254     
8 247     
7 240     
6 234     
5 227     
4 218     
3 211     
2 183     
1 143     
FIRST OFFICER PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
All     
12 184     
11 181     
10 177     
9 173     
8 168     
7 163     
6 159     
5 154     
4 148     
3 144     
2 124     
1 111     

PAY CALCULATOR
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PAY NOTES

Monthly guarantee: 64 hours
Reserve guarantee: 64 hours

Most junior captain hired:

767-300: October 2017

747-400: February 2017

777-200: April 2005

PER DIEM

$2.10/hr (dom)
$3.00/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

Other:

Projected Retirements: 

  • 2019-6
  • 2020-7
  • 2021-12
  • 2022-10
  • 2023-16
  • 2024-13
  • 2025-13
  • 2026-17
  • 2027-21
  • 2028-16
  • 2029-19
  • 2030-15