Total Cockpit Cost per Block Hour - LARGE NARROWBODY EQUIPMENT
(Seat Size 150+, Single Aisle)
           
1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
American  $                 611  $                    608  $                    685  $                  726  $                    744  $                    800  $                     842  $                     862  $                     824  $                     775  $                     773  $                   729  $                    754  $                     746  $                     749  $                    649  $                    632  $                     704
Continental  $                 396  $                    438  $                    518  $                  572  $                    871  $                    723  $                     648  $                     549  $                     726  $                     664  $                     593  $                   537  $                    540  $                     560  $                     638  $                    619  $                    666  $                         -  
Delta  $                 639  $                    757  $                    626  $                  618  $                    597  $                    741  $                     907  $                  1,020  $                  1,196  $                  1,086  $                     748  $                   659  $                    476  $                     496  $                     503  $                    717  $                    686  $                     904
Northwest  $                 661  $                    624  $                    616  $                  687  $                    675  $                    657  $                     717  $                     727  $                     804  $                     824  $                     792  $                   619  $                    588  $                     641  $                     928  $                        -    $                        -    $                         -  
United  $                 651  $                    678  $                    744  $                  720  $                    733  $                    800  $                     948  $                  1,031  $                     734  $                     653  $                     541  $                   543  $                    566  $                     600  $                     650  $                    641  $                    607  $                     619
US Airways  $                 802  $                    936  $                    934  $                  930  $                 1,141  $                 1,043  $                     945  $                     987  $                     787  $                     704  $                     443  $                   612  $                    623  $                     611  $                     521  $                    485  $                    462  $                     481
America West  $                 329  $                    351  $                    355  $                  372  $                    436  $                    468  $                     507  $                     476  $                     583  $                     558  $                     493  $                       -    $                        -    $                         -    $                         -    $                        -    $                        -    $                         -  
 --sub Network  $            627  $               671  $               674  $             686  $               727  $               769  $               833  $               863  $               879  $               813  $               675  $              620  $               585  $               603  $               643  $               647  $               639  $               704
Southwest  $                    -    $                        -    $                        -    $                     -    $                        -    $                        -    $                         -    $                         -    $                         -    $                         -    $                         -    $                       -    $                        -    $                         -    $                         -    $                        -    $                        -    $                     972
jetBlue  $                    -    $                        -    $                        -    $                     -    $                        -    $                        -    $                         -    $                         -    $                         -    $                         -    $                         -    $                       -    $                        -    $                         -    $                         -    $                        -    $                        -    $                         -  
AirTran  $                    -    $                        -    $                        -    $                     -    $                        -    $                        -    $                         -    $                         -    $                         -    $                         -    $                         -    $                       -    $                        -    $                         -    $                         -    $                        -    $                        -    $                         -  
Frontier  $                    -    $                        -    $                        -    $                     -    $                        -    $                        -    $                         -    $                         -    $                         -    $                         -    $                         -    $                       -    $                        -    $                         -    $                         -    $                        -    $                        -    $                         -  
Virgin America  $                    -    $                        -    $                        -    $                     -    $                        -    $                        -    $                         -    $                         -    $                         -    $                         -    $                         -    $                       -    $                        -    $                         -    $                         -    $                        -    $                        -    $                         -  
 --sub LCC  $              -    $                 -    $                 -    $               -    $                 -    $                 -    $                  -    $                  -    $                  -    $                  -    $                  -    $                -    $                 -    $                  -    $                  -    $                 -    $                 -    $               972
Alaska  $                    -    $                        -    $                        -    $                     -    $                        -    $                        -    $                     748  $                     681  $                     732  $                     756  $                     622  $                   623  $                    629  $                     594  $                     836  $                    706  $                    716  $                     690
Hawaiian  $                    -    $                        -    $                        -    $                     -    $                        -    $                        -    $                         -    $                         -    $                         -    $                         -    $                         -    $                       -    $                        -    $                         -    $                         -    $                        -    $                        -    $                         -  
Allegiant  $                    -    $                        -    $                        -    $                     -    $                        -    $                        -    $                         -    $                         -    $                         -    $                         -    $                         -    $                       -    $                        -    $                         -    $                         -    $                        -    $                    461  $                     469
 -- sub Other  $              -    $                 -    $                 -    $               -    $                 -    $                 -    $               748  $               681  $               732  $               756  $               622  $              623  $               629  $               594  $               836  $               706  $               715  $               686
Total All Sectors  $            627  $               671  $               674  $             686  $               727  $               769  $               833  $               861  $               877  $               812  $               674  $              620  $               587  $               602  $               657  $               651  $               645  $               707
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.