AirTran Airways Employee Data and Analysis
AirTran Airways
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Traffic Indicies                                    
Stage Length in Miles (for SLA purposes)                913               862             732             551             524             534             539             557              597              627              655               652              695              728              738              758              774                 -  
Seats Per Departure (for SDA purposes)               126               127             126             111             112             109             110             114              116              118              121               123              125              126              125              126              126                 -  
Price Per Gallon of Fuel  $             -    $             -    $           -    $        0.40  $        0.56  $        1.01  $        0.94  $        0.90  $          0.98  $          1.05  $          1.61  $          1.98  $          2.08  $          3.01  $          1.73  $          2.20  $          3.37  $             -  
Airborne Hours / Block Hours 88% 87% 85% 90% 107% 94% 79% 78% 78% 79% 80% 81% 82% 82% 82% 82% 83% 0%
Outsourcing Indicies                                    
Maintenance $'s Outsourced 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 28.7% 16.6% 49.6% 54.6% 41.3% 47.2% 50.5% 54.2% 67.0% 67.9% 69.4% 72.4% 74.5% 70.7% 0.0%
Other Outsourcing as % of  Total Exp. (ex-Fuel) 0.0% 0.0% 2.2% 2.4% 3.4% 6.2% 5.9% 6.0% 5.1% 4.6% 5.2% 5.6% 6.1% 6.0% 6.5% 7.5% 9.0% 0.0%
Transport Related Expense (000)  $             -    $             -    $      1,016  $           -    $           -    $           -    $           -    $      1,064  $             -    $             -    $             -    $             -    $             -    $             -    $             -    $             -    $        1,097  $             -  
Productivity Measures (unadjusted)                                    
Block Hours Per Employee Per Month
Pilots & Co-Pilots (note: Includes Flight Engineers where applicable)                 -                   -              33.1            52.0            62.6            59.2            51.4            53.4             56.0             57.5             56.8              58.3             59.2             58.7             58.1             55.8             56.3                 -  
Flight Attendants (note: Avg Crew = 1 FA per 50 seats)                 -                   -              70.1            44.1            53.2            46.4            47.3            49.6             51.6             50.5             53.6              54.3             56.0             58.8             55.9             56.4             53.8                 -  
Maintenance                 -                   -              41.1            37.1            43.9            46.2            42.8            53.4             65.6             72.2             88.4              95.0            108.3            113.0            124.5            120.6            127.9                 -  
Passenger, Cargo and Aircraft Handling                 -                   -              26.3            11.6             9.9            10.7            10.5            11.1             10.7             11.8             13.8              14.3             14.6             15.3             14.9             15.5             16.3                 -  
Other                 -                   -            263.2            18.9            18.7            19.6            19.5            22.5             25.2             23.5             28.5              33.0             33.4             35.5             35.1             36.9             59.0                 -  
Total                 -                   -               4.6             3.8             3.8             3.9             3.8             4.1               4.3               4.5               5.0               5.2               5.3               5.5               5.4               5.5               5.9                 -  
ASMs Per Employee (000)
Pilots & Co-Pilots                 -                   -         5,628.4     10,732.1     11,742.5     10,816.9     10,270.8     10,962.0       11,750.0       13,309.6       13,577.9       14,347.7       15,157.5       15,275.5       15,182.2       14,833.4       15,207.5                 -  
Flight Attendants                 -                   -       14,870.9       8,177.8       9,390.2       8,094.2       8,886.6       9,300.7         9,772.7         9,938.1       10,624.1       10,857.1       11,485.0       12,162.6       11,640.7       11,952.2       11,560.3                 -  
Maintenance                 -                   -       22,073.9     15,296.0     17,402.8     17,557.4     17,725.3     22,909.6       28,871.4       33,440.8       42,263.0       46,709.4       55,515.7       58,801.1       65,096.7       64,159.4       69,071.1                 -  
Passenger, Cargo and Aircraft Handling                 -                   -       14,127.3       4,771.1       3,906.3       4,058.2       4,329.5       4,755.6         4,700.0         5,461.9         6,579.9         7,017.6         7,488.8         7,972.7         7,799.4         8,225.6         8,796.7                 -  
Other                 -                   -      141,273.1       7,803.5       7,413.9       7,461.4       8,051.1       9,653.1       11,092.2       10,884.2       13,613.9       16,234.6       17,097.8       18,460.8       18,335.7       19,656.7       31,865.3                 -  
Total                 -                   -         2,482.8       1,548.1       1,497.3       1,466.4       1,557.4       1,779.4         1,888.8         2,064.9         2,382.1         2,563.8         2,734.3         2,883.5         2,835.1         2,923.8         3,190.2                 -  
Employees Per Aircraft
Pilots & Co-Pilots (Crews)                 -                   -               7.5             5.3             4.7             5.5             5.9             6.0               5.9               5.8               6.2               5.8               5.7               5.7               5.8               6.0               6.0                 -  
Flight Attendants (Crews)                 -                   -               3.5             6.3             5.5             7.0             6.4             6.5               6.5               6.6               6.6               6.2               6.0               5.7               6.0               6.0               6.2                 -  
Maintenance (Inhouse)                 -                   -               6.0             7.5             6.7             7.0             7.0             6.0               5.1               4.6               4.0               3.6               3.1               3.0               2.7               2.8               2.6                 -  
Passenger, Cargo and Aircraft Handling (Inhouse)                 -                   -               9.5            23.9            30.0            30.4            28.8            29.0             31.2             28.3             25.5              23.7             23.0             21.9             22.4             21.7             20.6                 -  
Other (Inhouse)                 -                   -               0.9            14.6            15.8            16.6            15.5            14.3             13.2             14.2             12.3              10.3             10.1               9.5               9.5               9.1               5.7                 -  
Total                 -                   -              53.8            73.7            78.1            84.3            80.1            77.5             77.6             74.8             70.5              65.0             62.9             60.6             61.6             61.1             56.8                 -  
Passengers Per Employee
Pilots & Co-Pilots                 -                   -            4,324        10,699        13,046        13,798        12,933        12,595          13,556          14,610          14,668          15,130          15,862          15,792          15,634          15,241          15,194                 -  
Flight Attendants                 -                   -          11,424          8,152        10,432        10,325        11,190        10,686          11,275          10,909          11,477          11,449          12,019          12,574          11,987          12,281          11,550                 -  
Maintenance                 -                   -          16,958        15,249        19,334        22,396        22,319        26,322          33,308          36,708          45,657          49,255          58,096          60,788          67,033          65,923          69,009                 -  
Passenger, Cargo and Aircraft Handling                 -                   -          10,853          4,756          4,340          5,177          5,452          5,464            5,422            5,996            7,108            7,400            7,837            8,242            8,031            8,452            8,789                 -  
Other                 -                   -        108,529          7,779          8,237          9,517        10,138        11,091          12,797          11,948          14,707          17,120          17,892          19,085          18,881          20,197          31,837                 -  
Total                 -                   -            1,907          1,543          1,663          1,870          1,961          2,044            2,179            2,267            2,573            2,704            2,861            2,981            2,919            3,004            3,187                 -  
Productivity Measures Revenue                                    
Passenger Revenue Per Employee (000)
Pilots & Co-Pilots  $             -    $             -    $      404.4  $      802.5  $      982.8  $   1,105.7  $   1,010.1  $      930.3  $     1,032.1  $     1,112.0  $     1,227.7  $     1,365.9  $     1,463.7  $     1,536.6  $     1,354.1  $     1,446.0  $     1,602.5  $             -  
Flight Attendants  $             -    $             -    $   1,068.5  $      611.5  $      785.9  $      827.4  $      874.0  $      789.3  $        858.4  $        830.3  $        960.6  $     1,033.6  $     1,109.1  $     1,223.5  $     1,038.2  $     1,165.1  $     1,218.2  $             -  
Maintenance  $             -    $             -    $   1,586.0  $   1,143.8  $   1,456.5  $   1,794.7  $   1,743.2  $   1,944.3  $     2,535.9  $     2,793.9  $     3,821.4  $     4,446.7  $     5,360.9  $     5,914.9  $     5,806.0  $     6,254.2  $     7,278.4  $             -  
Passenger, Cargo and Aircraft Handling  $             -    $             -    $   1,015.0  $      356.8  $      326.9  $      414.8  $      425.8  $      403.6  $        412.8  $        456.3  $        595.0  $        668.1  $        723.2  $        802.0  $        695.6  $        801.8  $        926.9  $             -  
Other  $             -    $             -    $  10,150.3  $      583.5  $      620.5  $      762.7  $      791.8  $      819.2  $        974.3  $        909.4  $     1,231.0  $     1,545.5  $     1,651.1  $     1,857.0  $     1,635.4  $     1,916.1  $     3,357.8  $             -  
Total  $             -    $             -    $      178.4  $      115.8  $      125.3  $      149.9  $      153.2  $      151.0  $        165.9  $        172.5  $        215.4  $        244.1  $        264.0  $        290.1  $        252.9  $        285.0  $        336.2  $             -  
Salary and Benefits                                    
Average Salary
Management and All Other  $             -    $             -    $   138,512  $    26,452  $    25,361  $    28,196  $    31,288  $    37,114  $      40,042  $      38,334  $      44,787  $      48,997  $      50,342  $      50,947  $      54,211  $      62,124  $      90,753  $             -  
Pilots & Co-Pilots  $             -    $             -    $           -    $    54,838  $    65,770  $    68,926  $    75,335  $    85,709  $      89,593  $      98,055  $      95,809  $      96,527  $      99,311  $    100,952  $    104,265  $    108,549  $    128,225  $             -  
Flight Attendants  $             -    $             -    $    56,152  $    20,122  $    17,580  $    14,840  $    17,882  $    18,509  $      20,399  $      22,710  $      24,879  $      26,244  $      27,388  $      29,706  $      30,463  $      31,816  $      32,088  $             -  
Maintenance  $             -    $             -    $    35,473  $    34,448  $    39,265  $    45,906  $    46,020  $    46,589  $      50,154  $      52,389  $      55,813  $      56,465  $      60,663  $      64,257  $      74,303  $      72,739  $      73,939  $             -  
Passenger, Cargo and Aircraft Handling  $             -    $             -    $      9,670  $    18,946  $    16,640  $    18,265  $    19,809  $    20,471  $      18,593  $      21,153  $      23,858  $      24,335  $      25,263  $      26,091  $      25,760  $      27,932  $      33,225  $             -  
Total  $             -    $             -    $    29,427  $    27,722  $    27,126  $    29,189  $    32,783  $    35,951  $      36,253  $      38,725  $      42,319  $      43,517  $      45,062  $      47,014  $      48,307  $      52,191  $      60,784  $             -  
Other Compensation Per Employee (All Employees)
Benefits, Pensions and Payroll Taxes
Pilots & Co-Pilots  $             -    $             -    $           -    $      2,649  $      2,262  $      2,776  $      6,344  $      4,338  $        6,300  $        9,440  $        9,240  $      10,702  $      10,803  $      10,501  $      11,677  $      11,573  $      11,752  $             -  
All Others  $             -    $             -    $           -    $      1,357  $      1,345  $      2,179  $      1,697  $      3,643  $        4,094  $        4,566  $        4,664  $        4,834  $        5,192  $        6,368  $        6,770  $        7,512  $        8,526  $             -  
Total  $             -    $             -    $      2,934  $      1,543  $      1,462  $      2,260  $      2,401  $      3,756  $        4,449  $        5,322  $        5,467  $        5,882  $        6,204  $        7,148  $        7,687  $        8,312  $        9,202  $             -  
Personnel
Pilots & Co-Pilots  $             -    $             -    $           -    $      2,628  $      3,377  $      9,303  $      8,253  $      8,656  $        8,449  $        9,431  $        9,747  $      10,289  $      10,868  $      10,874  $      10,459  $      10,187  $      11,195  $             -  
Flight Attendents  $             -    $             -    $    19,765  $      8,898  $    12,027  $    11,902  $    13,677  $    11,107  $      10,441  $      11,414  $      12,379  $      13,012  $      13,584  $      15,164  $      13,041  $      14,073  $      13,571  $             -  
Payroll Taxes
Pilots & Co-Pilots  $             -    $             -    $           -    $      4,236  $      4,490  $      4,531  $      4,923  $      5,638  $        5,828  $        6,936  $        6,506  $        6,887  $        6,727  $        6,994  $        7,340  $        7,812  $        8,682  $             -  
All Others  $             -    $             -    $           -    $      2,204  $      1,721  $      1,845  $      1,928  $      1,962  $        1,996  $        2,273  $        2,405  $        2,451  $        2,354  $        2,487  $        2,517  $        2,720  $        3,183  $             -