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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. 
  • 45 orders for A220-100 and 50 orders for A220-300
  • Boeing 737-900ER deliveries continue through 2019 for a total of 130
  • 122 A321CEO being delivered at 2-3 per month until 2020.
  • 35 A330-900 NEO started in 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 
  • 10 350's postponed by 2 to 3 years. 30 extra. 321 order on June 20th at Paris Air Show.
  • ALPA and Delta Air Lines have opened Section 6 negotiations for the Pilot Working Agreement.
  • All 18 Boeing 777s planned to exit fleet by end of 2020
  • CVG pilot base planned to close
  • IATA code: DL; ICAO code: 
  • DAL ATC callsign: "Delta" 
  • PS from 2019 16.6% PS from 2018 14.0% PS from 2017 15.1%
  • This page last updated: May 19, 2020 (Fleet)
PILOTS
Total: 14600
Active: 14600
Furloughed: 0
UNION
ALPA
FLEET
A220: 31
A319: 57
A320: 62
A321: 100
A332: 11
A333: 31
A339: 5
A350: 13
B717: 91
B737: 10
B738: 77
B739ER: 130
B752: 106
B753: 16
B757-200 VIP: 5
B763ER: 56
B764ER: 21
B772ER: 8
B772LR: 10
MD88: 24
MD90: 21
DOMICILES
LAX
MSP
NYC
SEA
SLC
ATL
DTW
CVG
HIRING
Is Hiring?: No
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
  737-700 737-800 737-900 757-300 767-300 767-400ER 777 A319 A320 A321 A330-200 B717 MD88 MD90 A350 A330-900
12   284 284 286 296 296 334 354 274 274 286 334 256 269 269 354 339
11   282 282 283 293 293 332 351 272 272 283 332 254 266 266 351 336
10   280 280 281 290 290 329 349 270 270 281 329 252 263 263 349 334
9   278 278 279 287 287 327 346 268 268 279 327 250 260 260 346 331
8   276 276 277 285 285 324 343 266 266 277 324 248 258 258 343 329
7   273 273 275 283 283 322 341 264 264 275 322 246 256 256 341 326
6   271 271 273 281 281 320 338 262 262 273 320 244 254 254 338 324
5   269 269 270 278 278 317 335 260 260 270 317 242 252 252 335 321
4   267 267 268 276 276 314 333 257 257 268 314 240 250 250 333 318
3   265 265 266 274 274 312 330 255 255 266 312 238 248 248 330 316
2   263 263 264 272 272 309 327 253 253 264 309 236 245 245 327 313
1   261 261 262 269 269 307 325 251 251 262 307 235 243 243 325 311
FIRST OFFICER PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
  A319 A320 A321 B717 MD88 MD90 A350 B737 B738 B739 B763ER B764ER B757 A330-900 A220
12   187 187 195 175 184 184 242 194 194 195 202 228 202 232 180
11   186 186 193 173 182 182 240 192 192 193 200 226 200 229 177
10   183 183 191 171 179 179 237 191 191 191 197 224 197 227 175
9   181 181 189 169 176 176 234 188 188 189 194 221 194 224 172
8   179 179 187 167 174 174 232 186 186 187 192 219 192 222 170
7   175 175 183 164 170 170 226 182 182 183 188 214 188 217 166
6   171 171 178 159 166 166 220 177 177 178 183 208 183 211 162
5   166 166 173 155 162 162 215 172 172 173 178 203 178 206 158
4   162 162 169 152 158 158 210 168 168 169 174 198 174 201 154
3   159 159 165 148 154 154 205 164 164 165 170 194 170 196 150
2   136 136 141 126 131 131 175 141 141 141 145 165 145 168 128
1   92 92 92 92 92 92 92 92 92 92 92 92 92 92 92

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PAY NOTES

Monthly guarantee: 65 hours
Reserve guarantee: ALV (Average Line Value) - 2 hrs. (72 hrs min./80 hrs max.)

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

Entry Level Pilot Pay: 

2019: $5,091.20/month


Most Junior Captain ATL (MD88): May 2016

Most Junior Non T-Tail Captain ATL (A320): Feb 2008 

Most Junior Captain NYC (B717): Apr 2016 

Most Junior Captain LAX (B737): Dec 2014 

Most Junior Captain DTW (B717): Sep 2015 

Most Junior Captain SLC (A220): Mar 2015 

Most Junior Captain MSP (B737): Mar 2008 

Most Junior Captain SEA (B737): Mar 2008 

Most Junior Captain CVG (B737): Jul 1997

Profit sharing:

Profit Sharing 2020: 16.6%

Pilot payout was 15.1% of eligible earnings in 2017

2019: 14%

 

PER DIEM

2018:

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

RETIREMENT

401K:

401k direct contribution: 16%

401K Matching: Yes

A/B Fund:

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

Other:

Projected Retirement Numbers (12/2017): 

Minimum retirements by year: 2020 remaining from April: 394 

2021: 696
2022: 780
2023: 757
2024: 770
2025: 703
2026: 596
2027: 504
2028: 503
2029: 511
2030: 546
2031: 474
2032: 426
2033: 357
2034: 307
2035: 276
2036: 272
2037: 247
2038: 230
2039: 183
2040: 194
2041: 193
2042: 216
2043: 216
2044: 257
2045: 286
2046: 238
2047: 163
2048: 157
2049: 118
2050: 65