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Operator Classification
Operator name: American
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)
East Gurantee: 71h line holders. West Gurantee:78h line holders. East Reserve Guarantee: 73h long call, 76h short call. West Reserve Gurantee: 73h long call and 76h short call.
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Fleet
Boeing 777Boeing 787Airbus 330Boeing 767Boeing 757Airbus 320Boeing 737Boeing 777Boeing 787Airbus 330Boeing 767Boeing 757Airbus 320Boeing 737
Rank
CaptainCaptainCaptainCaptainCaptainCaptainCaptainF/OF/OF/OF/OF/OF/OF/O
Year
 
12
285
285
285
242
242
228
228
194
194
194
165
165
156
156
11
282
282
282
240
240
226
226
193
193
193
163
163
154
154
10
280
280
280
237
237
224
224
191
191
191
161
161
153
153
9
278
278
278
235
235
222
222
188
188
188
159
159
150
150
8
276
276
276
233
233
221
221
186
186
186
157
157
149
149
7
274
274
274
231
231
219
219
182
182
182
154
154
145
145
6
272
272
272
229
229
217
217
177
177
177
149
149
142
142
5
270
270
270
227
227
215
215
173
173
173
145
145
138
138
4
268
268
268
226
226
214
214
169
169
169
142
142
135
135
3
265
265
265
224
224
212
212
165
165
165
139
139
132
132
2
263
263
263
222
222
210
210
141
141
141
119
119
112
112
1
261
261
261
220
220
208
208
75
75
75
75
75
75
75
Brief Payscale (please state whether before or after tax) (please ignore if the detailed payscale above is up to date)

last update

Capt top On Boeing 777/787 and Airbus 330 with 75h a month, yearly salary is $256.600 excluding flight pay and per diems. Pay varies strongly with hours flown.
19/Oct/15
Capt base On Boeing 777/787 and Airbus 330 with 75h a month, yearly salary is $234.900 excluding flight pay and per diems. Pay varies strongly with hours flown.
19/Oct/15
FO top On Boeing 777/787 and Airbus 330 with 75h a month, yearly salary is $174.600 excluding flight pay and per diems. Pay varies strongly with hours flown. 19/Oct/15
FO base On Boeing 777/787 and Airbus 330 with 75h a month, yearly salary is $67.500 excluding flight pay and per diems. Pay varies strongly with hours flown. 19/Oct/15
SO top
SO base
FE top
FE base
   
Flight Pay / Per Diem
last update
Capt On domestic flights $2.25/h and on international flights $2.75/h
19/Oct/15
FO On domestic flights $2.25/h and on international flights $2.75/h
19/Oct/15
SO
FE
   
Pension Details
last update
401K: 16% DC Contribution starting 1/2014. 401K Matching: Yes. A/B Fund: US Airways and American Airlines pilots are now receiving company contributions to B Fund through 2018.  
19/Oct/15
   
Conditions
last update
Roster
Leave 2-6 weeks. Seniority bid system.
6/May/03
Staff travel Yes
6/May/03
Discounted
holidays
Yes
6/May/03
 
Employment Situation For Pilots
last update
  Current Situation:  
900 new-hires planned for 2018 14/Nov/17
   
  Outlook:  
Until the year 2033 more than 9000 pilots retire from American and until the year 2025 about 3000 pilots retire from U.S. Airways. Additionally company is renewing and expanding its fleet. 19/Oct/15
     
  Overall Situation (+ve/neutral/-ve):  
Positive   14/Nov/17
   
Entry Requirements
last update
  Captain  
     
  FO  
Excellent communication skills and quick and accurate decision making, Close attention to detail, Minimum age of 23, Ability to work varying hours of the day or night, on weekends and holidays, Must be able to secure appropriate airport authority and/or Customs security badges, Fulfillment of FAA criminal background checks, Ability to learn and work with PEDs, Distance vision corrected to 20/20 and near vision corrected to 20/40 or better in each eye, Current Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) rating (multi-engine) or a valid ATP written test, Valid FCC Restricted Radio Telephone Operator permit, Valid First Class Medical Certificate, Flight time in accordance with all FAA requirements, Must be able to fluently speak and understand English, Must have the right to work in the United States, Additionally, we require all of our pilots to have a valid passport and documentation allowing for entry into the United States after an international flight. 19/Oct/15
     
  SO  
     
  FE  
     
  Scholorship  
 
   
Recruitment Process
last update
Standard US interviews/ medicals/ sim tests. 6/May/03
     
Fleet
last update
  Current:  
Boeing 777-300ER (17), Boeing 777-200ER (47), Boeing 787-8 (11), Airbus A330-300 (9), Airbus A330-200 (15), Boeing 767-300ER (48), Boeing 757-200 (69), Airbus A321-200 (168), Airbus A320-200 (55), Airbus A319-100 (125), Boeing 737-800 (260) , E190 (20) 4/Nov/15
     
  Orders:  
Boeing 777-300ER (3), Airbus A350-900 (22), Boeing 787-9 (30), Boeing 787-8 (9), Airbus A321 NEO (100), Airbus A321-200 (50), Boeing 737 MAX8 (100), Boeing 737-800 (44)   19/Oct/15
 
Recruitment Contact For Pilots
last update
  Preferred method of application:  
Online 19/Oct/15
     
  Name:    
 
  Job Title:  
 
  Address:    
 
       
Tel:
Fax:
Email:
       
  Website:   
www.aa.com   19/Oct/15
  Pilot vacancies webpage:   
http://careers.aa.com/en/ac/home   19/Oct/15
  Online application form link:   
 
     
Bases For Pilots
last update
BOS, DCA, DFW, LAX, LGA, MIA, ORD, STL   19/Oct/15

 

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