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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
  • 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: August 9, 2018 (Hiring)
PILOTS
Total: 12491
Active: 12491
Furloughed: 0
UNION
ALPA
FLEET
A319: 65
A320: 99
B737: 40
B738: 130
B739: 12
B739ER: 130
B744: 17
B752: 56
B753: 21
B763ER: 35
B764ER: 16
B772: 19
B772ER: 55
B773ER: 4
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 

All United pilots have been offered recall 

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

Two new hire classes scheduled per month

Minimums:
1,000 fixed-wing turbine time

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

Confirmed Indoc Classes: August 7, 2018 August 21, 2018 September 11, 2018 September 18, 2018 October 9, 2018

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   264 328 254 264 254 264 264 274 274 274 328 328
11   262 326 252 262 252 262 262 271 271 271 326 326
10   260 324 250 260 250 260 260 268 268 268 324 324
9   258 321 248 258 248 258 258 265 265 265 321 321
8   256 319 246 256 246 256 256 264 264 264 319 319
7   254 316 244 254 244 254 254 261 261 261 316 316
6   252 314 242 252 242 252 252 260 260 260 314 314
5   251 311 240 251 240 251 251 257 257 257 311 311
4   249 309 238 249 238 249 249 255 255 255 309 309
3   247 306 236 247 236 247 247 253 253 253 306 306
2   245 304 234 245 234 245 245 251 251 251 304 304
1   243 301 232 243 232 243 243 249 249 249 301 301
FIRST OFFICER PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
  757 777 A319 A320 A321 737-5 737-7 737-8 737-9 757-3 767-2 767-3 767-4 787
12   181 224 173 181 181 173 173 181 181 187 187 187 224 224
11   179 222 172 179 179 172 172 179 179 185 185 185 222 222
10   177 220 170 177 177 170 170 177 177 183 183 183 220 220
9   175 217 168 175 175 168 168 175 175 180 180 180 217 217
8   173 215 166 173 173 166 166 173 173 178 178 178 215 215
7   169 210 162 169 169 162 162 169 169 174 174 174 210 210
6   165 205 158 165 165 158 158 165 165 169 169 169 205 205
5   161 200 154 161 161 154 154 161 161 165 165 165 200 200
4   157 195 150 157 157 150 150 157 157 161 161 161 195 195
3   153 190 147 153 153 147 147 153 153 157 157 157 190 190
2   131 163 125 131 131 125 125 131 131 134 134 134 163 163
1   85 85 85 85 85 85 85 85 85 85 85 85 85 85

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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 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:

2016 - 321
2017 - 398
2018 - 398
2019 - 411
2020 - 420
2021 - 509
2022 - 466
2023 - 550
2024 - 491
2025 - 606
2026 - 652
2027 - 634
2028 - 740
2029 - 689
2030 - 668
2031 - 655
2032 - 491
2033 - 411
2034 - 348
2035 - 339
2036 - 254
2037 - 210
2038 - 206
2039 - 194