Total Cockpit Cost per Block Hour - SMALL NARROWBODY EQUIPMENT
(Seat Size 150 and Less, Single Aisle, Multi Class Configuration)
           
1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
American  $               583  $               568  $               651  $               684  $               712  $               750  $               770  $               764  $               826  $               693  $               613  $               653  $               640  $               657  $               705  $               765  $               826
Continental  $               393  $               405  $               452  $               587  $               570  $               570  $               599  $               502  $               666  $               612  $               550  $               497  $               500  $               515  $               607  $               602  $               653
Delta  $               707  $               707  $               640  $               609  $               600  $               683  $               730  $               875  $             1,128  $             1,019  $               738  $               638  $               460  $               470  $               512  $               552  $               592
Northwest  $               625  $               561  $               524  $               591  $               583  $               581  $               648  $               674  $               731  $               716  $               701  $               546  $               523  $               522  $               788  $                 -    $                 -  
United  $               523  $               549  $               576  $               595  $               597  $               670  $               850  $               905  $               634  $               528  $               463  $               462  $               468  $               516  $               581  $               566  $               532
US Airways  $               642  $               717  $               772  $               712  $               763  $               718  $               852  $             1,013  $               827  $               686  $               462  $               964  $               786  $               534  $               543  $               539  $               522
American West  $               304  $               321  $               342  $               369  $               369  $               394  $               412  $               402  $               430  $               466  $               471  $                  -    $                  -    $                  -    $                  -    $                 -    $                 -  
 --sub Network  $               571  $               575  $               597  $               619  $               626  $               655  $               731  $               765  $               758  $               675  $               575  $               543  $               523  $               548  $               631  $               601  $               616
Southwest  $               330  $               335  $               343  $               355  $               372  $               352  $               377  $               399  $               480  $               508  $               538  $               594  $               567  $               579  $               630  $               691  $               700
jetBlue  $                  -    $                  -    $                  -    $                  -    $                  -    $               283  $               358  $               413  $               411  $               366  $               364  $               410  $               437  $               464  $               525  $               564  $               574
AirTran  $                  -    $                  -    $                  -    $               220  $               225  $               265  $               343  $               344  $               347  $               362  $               358  $               357  $               362  $               369  $               387  $               416  $               476
Frontier  $                  -    $                  -    $                  -    $               246  $               243  $               306  $               427  $               454  $               481  $               392  $               370  $               360  $               365  $               213  $               349  $               394  $               427
Virgin America  $                  -    $                  -    $                  -    $                  -    $                  -    $                  -    $                  -    $                  -    $                  -    $                  -    $                  -    $                  -    $                  -    $                  -    $               298  $               304  $               345
 --sub LCC  $               322  $               314  $               320  $               337  $               347  $               338  $               375  $               397  $               456  $               462  $               476  $               511  $               495  $               479  $               546  $               593  $               612
Alaska  $               418  $               440  $               504  $               543  $               566  $               591  $               650  $               691  $               765  $               757  $               623  $               607  $               618  $               577  $               776  $               705  $               726
Hawaiian  $               459  $               416  $               427  $               421  $               439  $               443  $               554  $               771  $               774  $               880  $               840  $               764  $               685  $               625  $               707  $               751  $               728
Allegiant  $                  -    $                  -    $                  -    $                  -    $                  -    $                  -    $                  -    $                  -    $                  -    $                  -    $                  -    $               237  $               270  $               298  $               292  $               363  $               425
 -- sub Other  $               422  $               438  $               497  $               533  $               556  $               575  $               639  $               688  $               746  $               729  $               594  $               573  $               564  $               518  $               612  $               588  $               616
Total All Sectors  $               538  $               538  $               557  $               575  $               580  $               597  $               656  $               675  $               677  $               617  $               544  $               533  $               513  $               516  $               591  $               596  $               614
Note: Shaded data means data appear questionable.  
Notes:  The full effect of each Delta's and Northwest's restructuring of financials and operations are not fully reflected in 2006.
Pilot Cost includes: salaries and wages, benefits and pensions, payroll taxes and personnel expenses impacted by collective bargaining terms.
Data Source:  US DOT Form 41, schedule P5.2 & T2.
Note:  Data is total cockpit cost and is not per pilot.  To calculate per pilot cost, simply divide by 2.  No assumption is made for relief pilot staffing.