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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
  • 612 pilots hired in 2018
  • 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"
  • Currently pending new hire classes: May 7-17 May 14-24 June 18-28
  • UPA contract amendable date passed on 31 Jan w/ no new contract finalized Pay raised 4% on Jan 1 2019 Expecting 750 new hires in 2019
  • This page last updated: May 10, 2019 (Quicktake)
PILOTS
Total: 12856
Active: 12856
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

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: Jan. 15, Feb. 5, Feb. 12, Feb. 19, Mar. 5, Mar. 12, Mar. 19, Apr. 2nd and Apr 16th

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
  757-200 777 A319 A320 737-7 737-8 737-9 757-3 767-2 767-3 767-4 787
12   283 352 272 283 272 283 283 293 293 293 352 352
11   281 349 270 281 270 281 281 290 290 290 349 349
10   279 347 268 279 268 279 279 287 287 287 347 347
9   277 344 265 277 265 277 277 284 284 284 344 344
8   275 341 263 275 263 275 275 282 282 282 341 341
7   273 339 261 273 261 273 273 280 280 280 339 339
6   270 336 259 270 259 270 270 278 278 278 336 336
5   268 333 257 268 257 268 268 276 276 276 333 333
4   266 331 255 266 255 266 266 273 273 273 331 331
3   264 328 253 264 253 264 264 271 271 271 328 328
2   262 325 251 262 251 262 262 269 269 269 325 325
1   260 323 249 260 249 260 260 267 267 267 323 323
FIRST OFFICER PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
  737-500 737-700 737-800 737-900 757-200 757-300 767-200 767-300 767-400 777 A319 A320 787
12   186 186 193 193 193 200 200 200 240 240 186 193 240
11   184 184 192 192 192 198 198 198 238 238 184 192 238
10   182 182 190 190 190 196 196 196 236 236 182 190 236
9   180 180 187 187 187 193 193 193 233 233 180 187 233
8   178 178 185 185 185 191 191 191 230 230 178 185 230
7   174 174 181 181 181 186 186 186 225 225 174 181 225
6   169 169 176 176 176 181 181 181 219 219 169 176 219
5   165 165 172 172 172 177 177 177 214 214 165 172 214
4   161 161 168 168 168 173 173 173 209 209 161 168 209
3   157 157 164 164 164 168 168 168 204 204 157 164 204
2   134 134 140 140 140 144 144 144 174 174 134 140 174
1   91 91 91 91 91 91 91 91 91 91 91 91 91

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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) 737 - Hired Fall 2015

PER DIEM

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

Current per diem rates are: Domestic: $2.45 International: $2.90

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