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Operator Classification
Operator name: Delta Air Lines
Operator type: Legacy
Region: North America
Country: USA
 
Pilots' Detailed Payscale - please state whether payscale is before or after tax
(pension, per diems and brief payscale are listed further down the page)
Effective from:
Listed pay rates are:
(yearly, hourly etc)
Hourly
Currency: US$
Guaranteed hours:
(if applicable)
65hr/month, 72-80hr reserve guarantee (yearly average 75:30)
(click here to use the currency converter)  
Addtional notes: Future contractual pay raises: 2014 (3%) and 2015 (3%)    
 
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Fleet
B747B777B787A330B767-4B767/757B737-9B737-7/8A319/320MD88/90B717DC9
Rank
Capt/FOCapt/FOCapt/FOCapt/FOCapt/FOCapt/FOCapt/FOCapt/FOCapt/FOCapt/FOCapt/FOCapt/FO
Year
 
12
$255/$174
$255/$174
$244/$167
$241/$164
$241/$164
$213/$146
$206/$140
$204/$140
$197/$135
$194/$132
$184/$126
$184/$126
11
$253/$172
$253/$172
$242/$165
$239/$163
$239/$163
$211/$144
$204/$139
$203/$138
$196/$134
$192/$131
$183/$125
$183/$125
10
$251/$171
$251/$171
$240/$164
$237/$161
$237/$161
$209/$142
$202/$138
$201/$137
$194/$132
$190/$129
$181/$123
$181/$123
9
$249/$169
$249/$169
$239/$161
$235/$159
$235/$159
$207/$140
$201/$136
$200/$135
$193/$131
$187/$127
$180/$122
$180/$122
8
$247/$167
$247/$167
$237/$160
$233/$158
$233/$158
$205/$138
$199/$135
$198/$134
$191/$129
$186/$126
$178/$120
$178/$120
7
$245/$163
$245/$163
$235/$156
$232/$154
$232/$154
$203/$135
$198/$131
$197/$131
$190/$126
$184/$123
$177/$118
$177/$118
6
$243/$159
$243/$159
$233/$152
$230/$150
$230/$150
$202/$132
$196/$128
$195/$127
$188/$123
$183/$119
$176/$115
$176/$115
5
$241/$155
$241/$155
$231/$148
$228/$146
$228/$146
$200/$128
$195/$125
$194/$124
$187/$120
$181/$116
$175/$112
$175/$112
4
$239/$151
$239/$151
$229/$145
$226/$143
$226/$143
$199/$125
$193/$122
$192/$121
$185/$117
$180/$113
$173/$109
$173/$109
3
$238/$148
$238/$148
$227/$141
$224/$139
$224/$139
$197/$122
$192/$119
$191/$118
$184/$114
$178/$111
$172/$107
$172/$107
2
$236/$126
$236/$126
$226/$121
$223/$119
$223/$119
$196/$105
$190/$102
$189/$101
$182/$98
$177/$95
$170/$91
$170/$91
1
$234/$66
$234/$66
$224/$66
$221/$66
$221/$66
$194/$66
$189/$66
$188/$66
$181/$66
$175/$66
$168/$66
$168/$66
Brief Payscale (please state whether before or after tax) (please ignore if the detailed payscale above is up to date)

last update

Capt top See detailed payscale
20/Nov/13
Capt base See detailed payscale
20/Nov/13
FO top See detailed payscale 20/Nov/13
FO base See detailed payscale 20/Nov/13
SO top
SO base
FE top
FE base
   
Flight Pay / Per Diem
last update
Capt $2,60/hr (intl) $2,10/hr (dom)
20/Nov/13
FO $2,60/hr (intl) $2,10/hr (dom)
20/Nov/13
SO
FE
   
Pension Details
last update
401K: 2% (DAL contribution; no pilot match required) 401K Matching: Yes Other: profit sharing Mandatory retirements: 2013 - 56 2014 - 121 2015 - 169 2016 - 225 2017 - 286 2018 - 415 2019 - 513 2020 - 602 2021 - 789 2022 - 851 2023 - 809 2024 - 805 2025 - 713 2026 - 610 2027 - 514  
22/Nov/13
   
Conditions
last update
Roster
Leave
Staff travel Yes, on over 100 top airlines.
Discounted
holidays
No
 
Employment Situation For Pilots
last update
  Current Situation:  
signed a firm purchase agreement for 20 new CRJ900s 26/Jun/18
   
  Outlook:  
Very good, due to retirements Delta needs to hire 7000 pilots over the next 10 years 20/Nov/13
     
  Overall Situation (+ve/neutral/-ve):  
Positive   26/Jun/18
   
Entry Requirements
last update
  Captain  
Seniority based, promoted from within.
     
  FO  
Be at least twenty-one years of age. Have graduated from a four-year degree program from a college or university. Post graduate education will be given favorable consideration. Hold a FAA commercial fixed-wing pilot license with an instrument rating. Hold a valid FAA Flight Engineer written exam (FEB and FEJ or FEX). 1,200hrs TT, 1,000hrs fixed wing turboprop or turbofan time. Possess a current FAA First Class Medical Certificate and be able to pass a medical exam administered by Delta. Meet federal regulations for unrestricted access to security identification display areas. These regulations include, but are not limited to, successfully undergoing a fingerprint-based FBI Criminal History Records Check. Successfully pass a drug screening analysis to determine the presence (without a prescription) of any substance which is controlled in the United States; marijuana, cocaine, opiates, phencyclidine (PCP), and amphetamines; or a metabolite of any of these drugs. Possess a valid Passport or other travel documents enabling the bearer to freely exit and re-enter the U.S. (multiple re-entry status) and be legally eligible to work in the U.S. (possess proper working documents).
     
  SO  
     
  FE  
     
  Scholorship  
 
   
Recruitment Process
last update
     
Fleet
last update
  Current:  
A319-100 (50), A319 VIP (7), A320-200 (69), A330-200 (11), A330-300 (21), B717-200 (4), B737-700 (10), B737-800 (73), B737-900ER (4), B747-400 (16), B757-200 (139), B757-300 (16), B767-300 (16), B767-300ER (58), B767-400ER (21), B777-200ER (8), B777-200LR (10), MD DC-9-51 (14), MD-88 (117), MD-90-30 (65) 20/Nov/13
     
  Orders:  
A321-200 (30), A330-300 (10), B717-200(82), B737-900ER (93). B787 order cancelled.   30/May/17
 
Recruitment Contact For Pilots
last update
  Preferred method of application:  
     
  Name:    
 
  Job Title:  
 
  Address:    
Delta Air Lines Inc, Recruitment and Employment Office, P. O. Box 20530, Atlanta, GA 30320-2530  
       
Tel:
Fax:
Email: delta.careers@delta.com
       
  Website:   
www.delta.com  
  Pilot vacancies webpage:   
www.delta.com/inside/em  
  Online application form link:   
 
     
Bases For Pilots
last update
ATL, CVG, DTW, LAX, MSP, NYC, SEA, SLC   20/Nov/13

 

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