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Kalitta Air

Ypsilanti, MI

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QUICKTAKE
  • Kalitta Air LLC pilots voted in February to be represented by ALPA.
  • Beginning June 2019, Boeing 777 freighters will be added to the list of aircrafts
  • 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.
  • All pilots issued EFBs with JeppFD Pro and company manuals
  • Ongoing business with: DHL, Asiana, El Al, Military Charters, Turkish Cargo, and 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"
  • 3 Additional ExKorean 747-400s acquired, 1 delivered to MX
  • 3 additional 767-300's by the first quarter of 2019
  • This page was last updated: September 7, 2018 (Quicktake)
PILOTS
Total: 471
Active: 471
Furloughed: 0
UNION
ALPA
FLEET
747-400: 22
767-300: 6
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     
12 262     
11 257     
10 250     
9 244     
8 238     
7 231     
6 225     
5 218     
4 210     
3 203     
2 176     
1 137     
FIRST OFFICER PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
All     
12 177     
11 174     
10 170     
9 166     
8 162     
7 157     
6 153     
5 148     
4 143     
3 138     
2 119     
1 107     

PAY CALCULATOR
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PAY NOTES

Monthly guarantee: 64 hours
Reserve guarantee: 64 hours

Most junior captain hired:
767-300 Jan 2016

747-400 Feb 2016

PER DIEM

$2.00/hr (dom)
$2.90/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