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 2012
American  $                     583  $                     568  $                     651  $                     684  $                     712  $                     750  $                     770  $                     764  $                     826  $                     693  $                     613  $                     653  $                     640  $                     657  $                     705  $                    765  $                    826  $                     653
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  $                     911
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  $                     617
US Airways  $                     642  $                     717  $                     772  $                     712  $                     763  $                     718  $                     852  $                  1,013  $                     827  $                     686  $                     462  $                     964  $                     786  $                     534  $                     543  $                    539  $                    522  $                     528
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  $               703
Southwest  $                     330  $                     335  $                     343  $                     355  $                     372  $                     352  $                     377  $                     399  $                     480  $                     508  $                     538  $                     594  $                     567  $                     579  $                     630  $                    691  $                    700  $                     692
jetBlue  $                         -    $                         -    $                         -    $                         -    $                         -    $                     283  $                     358  $                     413  $                     411  $                     366  $                     364  $                     410  $                     437  $                     464  $                     525  $                    564  $                    574  $                     614
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  $                     390
Virgin America  $                         -    $                         -    $                         -    $                         -    $                         -    $                         -    $                         -    $                         -    $                         -    $                         -    $                         -    $                         -    $                         -    $                         -    $                     298  $                    304  $                    345  $                     363
 --sub LCC  $               322  $               314  $               320  $               337  $               347  $               338  $               375  $               397  $               456  $               462  $               476  $               511  $               495  $               479  $               546  $               593  $               612  $               640
Alaska  $                     418  $                     440  $                     504  $                     543  $                     566  $                     591  $                     650  $                     691  $                     765  $                     757  $                     623  $                     607  $                     618  $                     577  $                     776  $                    705  $                    726  $                     802
Hawaiian  $                     459  $                     416  $                     427  $                     421  $                     439  $                     443  $                     554  $                     771  $                     774  $                     880  $                     840  $                     764  $                     685  $                     625  $                     707  $                    751  $                    728  $                     769
Allegiant  $                         -    $                         -    $                         -    $                         -    $                         -    $                         -    $                         -    $                         -    $                         -    $                         -    $                         -    $                     237  $                     270  $                     298  $                     292  $                    363  $                    425  $                     410
 -- sub Other  $               422  $               438  $               497  $               533  $               556  $               575  $               639  $               688  $               746  $               729  $               594  $               573  $               564  $               518  $               612  $               588  $               616  $               653
Total All Sectors  $               538  $               538  $               557  $               575  $               580  $               597  $               656  $               675  $               677  $               617  $               544  $               533  $               513  $               516  $               591  $               596  $               614  $               668
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.