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Delta Air Lines

Atlanta, GA

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QUICKTAKE
  • The pilots of Delta Air Lines, represented by the Air Line Pilots Association, Int'l (ALPA), The agreement is effective through December 31, 2019. 
  • Entire domestic fleet equipped with Wi-Fi. Pilots each getting an iPad Pro beginning 2018. 
  • A321 Fleet is 42 in service. Latest A/C N342DN. Also we currently have 14,489 pilots.
  • Ordered 75 Bombardier CS100s, +50 options and amendable to CS300. Delivery start delayed until subsidy case resolved. 
  • Hearing scheduled Feb 1, 2018. 737-9009ER deliveries continue through 2019 for a total of 120 
  • 122 A321CEO being delivered at 2-3 per month until 2020.
  • 25 A330-900 NEO deliveries start 2019 
  • 15 A350-900 deliveries started 2017, 10 deferred 
  • Just ordered 100 A321NEOs and 100 Options. Deliveries begin in 2020.
  • Owns and operates Trainer Refinery under Monroe Energy Subsidiary 
  • Delta is a founding member of the SkyTeam global airline alliance 
  • IATA code: DL; ICAO code: 
  • DAL ATC callsign: "Delta" 
  • Hired 1069 in 2017. 
  • This page last updated: April 24, 2018 (Payscales, Pilots, Pay Notes, Retirement)
PILOTS
Total: 14600
Active: 14600
Furloughed: 0
UNION
ALPA
FLEET
A319: 57
A320: 69
A321: 42
A332: 11
A333: 29
A350: 2
B717: 91
B737: 10
B738: 73
B739ER: 130
B752: 106
B753: 16
B757-200 VIP: 5
B763ER: 58
B764ER: 21
B767: 6
B772ER: 8
B772LR: 10
MD88: 116
MD90: 65
DOMICILES
LAX
MSP
NYC
SEA
SLC
ATL
DTW
CVG
HIRING
Is Hiring?: Yes

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Total hired for 2017: 1,069

That brings the total number of pilots on the seniority list to 14374. These numbers include the new pilots who attended their first day of Indoc this morning. 

JUMPSEATS
List at ticket counter or gate. Unlimited jumpseats, domestic and international for reciprocal carriers. CASS participant.

Delta Air Lines PAYSCALES

CAPTAIN PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
  A350 787 A330-200 757 A321 B737-800 A319 MD88 MD90 CS-100 B717 CRJ900 EMB190
12   340 326 321 285 275 273 264 259 259 253 246 176 176
11   338 324 319 282 272 271 262 256 256 250 244 174 174
10   335 321 317 279 270 269 260 253 253 247 242 173 173
9   333 319 314 276 268 267 258 250 250 245 240 172 172
8   330 316 312 274 266 265 256 248 248 243 238 170 170
7   328 314 309 272 264 263 254 246 246 241 237 169 169
6   325 311 307 270 262 261 252 244 244 239 235 168 168
5   322 309 305 268 260 259 250 242 242 237 233 166 166
4   320 306 302 265 258 257 248 240 240 235 231 165 165
3   317 304 300 263 256 255 246 238 238 233 229 164 164
2   315 301 297 261 254 253 244 236 236 231 227 162 162
1   312 299 295 259 252 251 242 234 234 228 226 161 161
FIRST OFFICER PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
  A350 787 A330-200 757 A321 B737-800 A319 MD88 MD90 CS-100 B717 CRJ900 EMB190
12   232 223 220 195 188 187 180 177 177 173 168 120 120
11   230 221 218 192 186 185 178 175 175 171 166 119 119
10   228 219 216 190 184 183 177 172 172 168 165 118 118
9   225 216 213 187 182 181 174 170 170 166 163 116 116
8   223 213 211 185 180 179 173 168 168 164 161 115 115
7   218 209 206 181 176 175 169 164 164 160 157 112 112
6   212 203 200 176 171 170 164 159 159 156 153 109 109
5   207 198 195 172 167 166 160 155 155 152 149 107 107
4   202 193 191 168 163 162 156 152 152 148 146 104 104
3   197 189 186 164 159 158 153 148 148 144 142 102 102
2   168 161 159 140 136 135 130 126 126 123 123 88 88
1   88 88 88 88 88 88 88 88 88 88 88 88 88

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PAY NOTES

Monthly guarantee: 65 hours
Reserve guarantee: ALV (Average Line Value) - 2 hrs. (72 hrs min.)

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

Most Junior Captain ATL (MD88): Oct 2016 
Most Junior Captain JFK (B717): Feb 2016

Future contractual pay raises: Profit Sharing is 10% under $2.5B and 20% over $2.5B 

2019 4%

PER DIEM

2018:

$2.45/hr (dom)
$2.90/hr (intl)

RETIREMENT

401K:

All pilots now get 16% contribution to 401k. No matching.

401K Matching: Yes

A/B Fund:

Premerger NWA: frozen/Premerger DAL: none/12%

Other:

Profit sharing

15.1% of eligible earnings in 2017

Projected Retirement Numbers (12/2017): 

2018: 353 
2019: 448 
2020: 549 
2021: 751 
2022: 822 
2023: 783 
2024: 784 
2025: 711 
2026: 611 
2027: 515 
2028: 509 
2029: 521 
2030: 556 
2031: 485 
2032: 438 
2033: 373 
2034: 339 
2035: 297 
2036: 302 
2037: 282 
2038: 282 
2039: 227 
2040: 260 

10 350's postponed by 2 to 3 years. 30 extra. 321 order on June 20th at Paris Air Show.

>http://news.delta.com/delta-expand-airbus-a321-200-aircraft-order-defer-10-a350-deliveries>http://atwonline.com/paris-air-show-2017/delta-orders-10-more-airbus-a321ceos