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United Airlines

Chicago, IL

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QUICKTAKE
  • United pilots approved a two-year UPA extension to 1/31/19 that includes industry-leading pay rates
  • We all received a 3% raise on January 1st and there will be a pay raise of 4% in January of 2019.
  • Less than 250 pilots are still out on various leaves
  • United recently announced 9 orders of the 787-9 and by the year-end, they will have a total of 40 787's with 24 more on order 
  • All B-747s now retired
  • Total B-787/9s on property is 19 with 4 additional arriving in 2018. 
  • 14 B-787/10s arriving in 2018. 
  • All 14 B-777/300ERs on property with 4 more arriving in 2018
  • Total A-319s on property now 65 with additional 15 arriving in 2018
  • Two additional A-320s from China Southern now on property. (Total now 99)
  • 20 additional A-319s from EasyJet will be arriving in 2020
  • 4 B737-700 deliveries begin mid 2017. 61 B737-700 orders have been deferred and changed to B737MAX orders.
  • 61 out of the 65 737-700 are being converted to 737 MAX. 4 out of the 65 original order will be 737-800. Delivery dates for the 737 MAX conversions has not been specified.
  • A350-1000 order changed to A350-900 now taking 45 aircraft. Deliveries pushed backed to 2022
  • 737Max10 starting delivery in 2020
  • Wi-Fi has been installed on 700 aircraft including on international routes
  • United is a founding member of the Star Alliance global airline alliance
  • IATA code: UA; ICAO code: UAL
  • ATC callsign: "United"
  • This page last updated: November 28, 2018 (Hiring)
PILOTS
Total: 12491
Active: 12491
Furloughed: 0
UNION
ALPA
FLEET
A319: 67
A320: 99
B737: 40
B738: 141
B739: 12
B739ER: 136
B744: 17
B752: 56
B753: 21
B763ER: 38
B764ER: 16
B772: 19
B772ER: 55
B773ER: 18
B788: 12
B789: 19
DOMICILES
IAH
LAX
ORD
DEN
SFO
EWR
IAD
GUM
CLE
HIRING
Is Hiring?: Yes

Currently hiring First Officers 

All class dates subject to change.

Apply online

Hiring approximately 450 pilots in 2017

UAL is hiring about 80/month

All United pilots have been offered recall 

United has implemented a Career Path Program (CPP) with four companies: CommutAir, ExpressJet's E-145, Airline Training Center of Arizona (ATCA) and Air Wisconsin.

Two new hire classes scheduled per month. For more information visit: Class Dates

Confirmed class dates: Nov. 6, Nov. 27, Dec. 4, Dec. 11, Jan. 8, Jan. 15 and Feb. 5

Minimums:
1,000 fixed-wing turbine time

New hires can expect B737, A320, few B756 mostly SFO and some EWR

Furlough returnees interested in returning please contact the Furlough Coordinator at: [email protected]

JUMPSEATS

List at ticket counter or gate. Unlimited jumpseats. CASS participant.

United Airlines PAYSCALES

CAPTAIN PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
  757 777 A319 A320 737-7 737-8 737-9 757-3 767-2 767-3 767-4 787
12   272 338 261 272 261 272 272 282 282 282 338 338
11   270 336 259 270 259 270 270 279 279 279 336 336
10   268 333 257 268 257 268 268 276 276 276 333 333
9   266 331 255 266 255 266 266 273 273 273 331 331
8   264 328 253 264 253 264 264 271 271 271 328 328
7   262 326 251 262 251 262 262 269 269 269 326 326
6   260 323 249 260 249 260 260 267 267 267 323 323
5   258 321 247 258 247 258 258 265 265 265 321 321
4   256 318 245 256 245 256 256 263 263 263 318 318
3   254 316 243 254 243 254 254 261 261 261 316 316
2   252 313 241 252 241 252 252 259 259 259 313 313
1   250 310 239 250 239 250 250 257 257 257 310 310
FIRST OFFICER PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
  757 777 A319 A320 737-5 737-7 737-8 737-9 757-3 767-2 767-3 767-4 787
12   186 231 178 186 178 178 186 186 193 193 193 231 231
11   184 229 177 184 177 177 184 184 190 190 190 229 229
10   183 227 175 183 175 175 183 183 188 188 188 227 227
9   180 224 173 180 173 173 180 180 185 185 185 224 224
8   178 222 171 178 171 171 178 178 183 183 183 222 222
7   174 217 167 174 167 167 174 174 179 179 179 217 217
6   170 211 163 170 163 163 170 170 174 174 174 211 211
5   165 205 159 165 159 159 165 165 170 170 170 205 205
4   162 201 155 162 155 155 162 162 166 166 166 201 201
3   158 196 151 158 151 151 158 158 162 162 162 196 196
2   135 167 129 135 129 129 135 135 138 138 138 167 167
1   88 88 88 88 88 88 88 88 88 88 88 88 88

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PAY NOTES

Monthly Guarantee: 70 hours
Reserve Guarantee: 73 hours*

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

3% pay raise as of January 1, 2018

Future contractual pay raises: 4% in Jan 2019

Most Junior CA Award: (SFO) A320 - Hired Sep. 2013

Most junior captain hired: Jan 07: A320/SFO (ex-CAL), Nov 99: 737/SFO (ex-UAL)

PER DIEM

Contract provides 5 cent raise to per diem every year with no end date. .

Current per diem rates are: Domestic: $2.35 International: $2.80

RETIREMENT

401K Matching: Yes

A/B Fund:

None/16% B-plan

Other:

Profit sharing

Mandatory retirements (as of August 2018): 

  • 2018 - 87
  • 2019 - 353
  • 2020 - 373
  • 2021 - 452
  • 2022 - 444
  • 2023 - 508
  • 2024 - 472
  • 2025 - 588
  • 2026 - 632
  • 2027 - 616
  • 2028 - 722
  • 2029 - 683
  • 2030 - 662
  • 2031 - 672
  • 2032 - 516
  • 2033 - 441
  • 2034 - 417
  • 2035 - 433
  • 2036 - 342
  • 2037 - 310
  • 2038 - 324
  • 2039 - 316
  • 2040 - 277
  • 2041 - 222
  • 2042 - 199
  • 2043 - 207
  • 2044 - 185
  • 2045 - 168