American Airlines Employee Data and Analysis
American Airlines
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Traffic Indicies                                    
Stage Length in Miles (for SLA purposes)               1,162              1,170              1,193              1,200              1,164              1,179              1,117              1,173              1,251              1,248              1,262              1,251              1,254              1,263              1,287              1,303              1,302
Seats Per Departure (for SDA purposes)                 167                 165                 164                 164                 159                 156                 155                 159                 166                 172                 175                 177                 177                 176                 175                 176                 176
Price Per Gallon of Fuel  $            0.63  $            0.62  $            0.50  $            0.50  $            0.72  $            0.78  $            0.70  $            0.82  $            1.15  $            1.68  $            1.94  $            2.05  $            2.95  $            1.94  $            2.24  $            2.93  $            3.12
Airborne Hours / Block Hours 86% 86% 86% 86% 85% 85% 85% 86% 86% 87% 87% 87% 86% 92% 87% 88% 86%
Outsourcing Indicies                                    
Maintenance $'s Outsourced 18.8% 16.4% 20.7% 25.5% 25.3% 24.6% 22.5% 22.0% 25.8% 24.8% 24.3% 25.5% 25.4% 25.3% 24.3% 24.4% 25.7%
Other Outsourcing as % of  Total Exp. (ex-Fuel) 9.4% 9.3% 9.8% 9.7% 10.0% 9.6% 8.2% 10.8% 11.7% 12.1% 12.4% 12.5% 11.9% 12.1% 12.6% 11.6% 11.7%
Transport Related Expense (000)  $       116,293  $       262,012  $       291,907  $       355,771  $       253,844  $       246,158  $       139,925  $    1,582,717  $    1,898,614  $    2,272,919  $    2,466,643  $    2,549,709  $    2,709,823  $    2,166,805  $    2,321,212  $    2,849,479  $    3,018,248
Productivity Measures (unadjusted)                                    
Block Hours Per Employee Per Month
Pilots & Co-Pilots (note: Includes Flight Engineers where applicable)                46.4                47.4                48.5                45.5                44.0                39.4                38.6                40.5                44.0                47.0                48.3                48.2                46.6                44.3                45.4                44.7                46.0
Flight Attendants (note: Avg Crew = 1 FA per 50 seats)                37.1                36.9                36.0                31.8                32.1                31.2                34.5                37.9                41.5                42.7                43.7                43.6                43.0                42.0                42.3                41.3                41.0
Maintenance                16.7                15.9                14.5                14.0                14.3                13.5                13.1                13.1                13.1                14.5                14.5                14.4                13.4                14.2                14.3                13.8                14.0
Passenger, Cargo and Aircraft Handling                 6.1                 6.1                 6.3                 6.0                 6.2                 6.2                 6.7                 7.2                 8.1                 8.1                 8.0                 7.8                 7.7                 7.5                 7.7                 7.7                 8.2
Other                23.0                21.4                20.0                19.2                20.7                18.7                20.3                26.3                26.5                28.0                28.5                27.6                27.4                26.5                26.7                25.8                25.2
Total                 2.5                 2.5                 2.4                 2.3                 2.3                 2.3                 2.4                 2.6                 2.8                 2.8                 2.8                 2.8                 2.7                 2.7                 2.7                 2.7                 2.8
ASMs Per Employee (000)
Pilots & Co-Pilots         17,064.6         17,324.0         17,621.9         16,829.8         15,472.2         13,980.6         13,979.0         15,217.3         17,524.6         19,407.3         20,300.5         20,364.6         19,688.0         18,755.8         19,315.0         19,220.7         19,726.9
Flight Attendants           8,710.3           8,701.2           8,540.6           7,596.9           7,478.2           7,354.3           8,063.6           8,968.8           9,952.1         10,248.6         10,513.3         10,443.9         10,244.9         10,101.3         10,272.5         10,094.4           9,950.9
Maintenance         13,076.3         12,332.6         11,280.7         10,942.4         10,637.1           9,887.5           9,468.7           9,865.3         10,408.7         11,984.6         12,172.4         12,153.2         11,294.2         12,064.6         12,142.1         11,888.4         11,970.7
Passenger, Cargo and Aircraft Handling           4,744.0           4,737.6           4,899.1           4,705.9           4,592.3           4,540.1           4,869.8           5,444.5           6,450.3           6,685.7           6,689.3           6,563.2           6,529.1           6,323.3           6,592.3           6,641.3           7,069.7
Other         18,029.0         16,629.6         15,587.8         15,018.1         15,380.6         13,704.3         14,728.6         19,783.8         21,058.0         23,098.4         23,919.8         23,322.1         23,103.8         22,441.5         22,760.4         22,252.8         21,584.9
Total           1,936.5           1,927.8           1,883.1           1,780.0           1,737.8           1,660.5           1,740.2           1,949.0           2,191.2           2,349.2           2,391.7           2,365.7           2,305.7           2,281.6           2,339.4           2,319.9           2,365.2
Employees Per Aircraft
Pilots & Co-Pilots (Crews)                 6.5                 6.5                 6.4                 6.7                 7.0                 7.5                 7.5                 7.2                 7.1                 6.4                 6.3                 6.3                 6.4                 6.7                 6.5                 6.5                 6.5
Flight Attendants (Crews)                 8.1                 8.3                 8.6                 9.6                 9.5                 9.4                 8.4                 7.7                 7.6                 7.1                 6.9                 7.0                 6.9                 7.0                 6.9                 7.0                 7.3
Maintenance (Inhouse)                18.1                19.4                21.4                21.8                21.4                21.8                22.2                22.2                24.0                20.8                20.9                21.2                22.4                20.7                20.5                21.1                21.4
Passenger, Cargo and Aircraft Handling (Inhouse)                49.8                50.5                49.3                50.6                49.5                47.5                43.2                40.2                38.8                37.2                38.0                39.3                38.7                39.6                37.8                37.8                36.2
Other (Inhouse)                13.1                14.4                15.5                15.8                14.8                15.7                14.3                11.1                11.9                10.8                10.6                11.0                10.9                11.2                11.0                11.3                11.8
Total              121.9              124.2              128.4              133.7              130.9              129.8              120.9              112.3              114.2              105.9              106.3              108.9              109.5              109.7              106.6              108.1              108.1
Passengers Per Employee
Pilots & Co-Pilots              8,866              9,132              9,245              8,550              8,300              7,133              7,641              8,187              9,227            10,811            11,456            11,772            11,175            10,601            10,865            10,730            11,176
Flight Attendants              4,526              4,587              4,481              3,859              4,011              3,752              4,408              4,825              5,240              5,709              5,933              6,037              5,815              5,709              5,778              5,635              5,637
Maintenance              6,794              6,501              5,918              5,559              5,706              5,045              5,176              5,308              5,481              6,676              6,869              7,025              6,410              6,819              6,830              6,637              6,782
Passenger, Cargo and Aircraft Handling              2,465              2,497              2,570              2,391              2,463              2,316              2,662              2,929              3,396              3,724              3,775              3,794              3,706              3,574              3,708              3,707              4,005
Other              9,367              8,766              8,178              7,630              8,250              6,992              8,051            10,644            11,088            12,867            13,498            13,481            13,114            12,684            12,803            12,423            12,228
Total              1,006              1,016                 988                 904                 932                 847                 951              1,049              1,154              1,309              1,350              1,368              1,309              1,290              1,316              1,295              1,340
Productivity Measures Revenue                                    
Passenger Revenue Per Employee (000)
Pilots & Co-Pilots  $       1,522.4  $       1,607.6  $       1,666.7  $       1,516.4  $       1,572.9  $       1,285.0  $       1,170.4  $       1,311.2  $       1,509.0  $       1,826.3  $       2,081.6  $       2,168.1  $       2,193.6  $       1,856.0  $       2,110.4  $       2,233.1  $       2,420.0
Flight Attendants  $          777.1  $          807.5  $          807.8  $          684.5  $          760.2  $          676.0  $          675.1  $          772.8  $          857.0  $          964.4  $       1,078.0  $       1,111.9  $       1,141.5  $          999.6  $       1,122.4  $       1,172.8  $       1,220.7
Maintenance  $       1,166.6  $       1,144.4  $       1,066.9  $          985.9  $       1,081.4  $          908.8  $          792.8  $          850.0  $          896.3  $       1,127.8  $       1,248.1  $       1,293.9  $       1,258.4  $       1,193.9  $       1,326.7  $       1,381.2  $       1,468.5
Passenger, Cargo and Aircraft Handling  $          423.2  $          439.6  $          463.4  $          424.0  $          466.9  $          417.3  $          407.7  $          469.1  $          555.4  $          629.2  $          685.9  $          698.7  $          727.5  $          625.7  $          720.3  $          771.6  $          867.3
Other  $       1,608.5  $       1,543.2  $       1,474.3  $       1,353.1  $       1,563.6  $       1,259.6  $       1,233.2  $       1,704.6  $       1,813.3  $       2,173.6  $       2,452.7  $       2,482.9  $       2,574.2  $       2,220.8  $       2,486.8  $       2,585.4  $       2,647.9
Total  $          172.8  $          178.9  $          178.1  $          160.4  $          176.7  $          152.6  $          145.7  $          167.9  $          188.7  $          221.1  $          245.2  $          251.9  $          256.9  $          225.8  $          255.6  $          269.5  $          290.2
Salary and Benefits                                    
Average Salary
Management and All Other  $        83,752  $        58,114  $        58,465  $        63,936  $        69,106  $        82,955  $        76,717  $        38,216  $        40,453  $        58,877  $        74,023  $        85,270  $        67,936  $        76,146  $        75,546  $        71,332  $        70,270
Pilots & Co-Pilots  $       116,470  $       131,651  $       137,971  $       130,099  $       132,477  $       123,244  $       126,335  $       130,019  $       129,947  $       137,734  $       138,290  $       138,743  $       138,792  $       137,482  $       139,872  $       139,963  $       140,689
Flight Attendants  $        30,482  $        34,908  $        37,377  $        32,572  $        34,288  $        35,071  $        42,242  $        47,851  $        45,893  $        46,191  $        47,249  $        47,628  $        49,776  $        50,933  $        50,510  $        51,197  $        51,383
Maintenance  $        32,218  $        52,149  $        48,235  $        45,302  $        49,078  $        49,318  $        57,112  $        57,830  $        51,869  $        54,645  $        54,435  $        55,048  $        56,005  $        63,389  $        65,892  $        65,876  $        65,913
Passenger, Cargo and Aircraft Handling  $        37,250  $        35,207  $        37,057  $        34,812  $        38,506  $        38,245  $        40,788  $        38,399  $        38,806  $        39,541  $        40,400  $        41,412  $        42,936  $        41,408  $        42,127  $        42,790  $        44,005
Total  $        49,007  $        51,630  $        52,375  $        49,538  $        53,281  $        54,927  $        59,012  $        56,008  $        54,686  $        57,889  $        59,631  $        61,261  $        60,882  $        62,961  $        63,916  $        63,953  $        64,576
Other Compensation Per Employee (All Employees)
Benefits, Pensions and Payroll Taxes
Pilots & Co-Pilots  $        29,119  $        32,749  $        35,149  $        34,113  $        36,028  $        36,115  $        42,634  $        44,167  $        45,852  $        52,998  $        60,493  $        61,500  $        52,998  $        52,059  $        56,932  $        58,519  $        41,147
All Others  $          7,903  $          6,392  $          6,590  $          6,973  $          7,952  $          8,910  $        13,423  $        16,810  $        15,654  $        15,079  $        15,529  $        13,733  $        14,935  $        21,922  $        21,946  $        22,615  $        25,056
Total  $        10,311  $          9,325  $          9,642  $          9,843  $        11,105  $        12,141  $        17,059  $        20,314  $        19,430  $        19,669  $        20,826  $        19,282  $        19,392  $        25,588  $        26,184  $        26,949  $        26,986
Personnel
Pilots & Co-Pilots  $          7,960  $          9,516  $        10,066  $        11,075  $        11,256  $        10,294  $          8,694  $          8,592  $          9,065  $          9,750  $        10,036  $        10,799  $        11,533  $        10,794  $        10,769  $        11,525  $        11,921
Flight Attendents  $          8,949  $          9,142  $        13,947  $        13,535  $        14,817  $        15,135  $        12,908  $          9,523  $          9,475  $          9,830  $        10,765  $        11,821  $        12,308  $        11,926  $        12,376  $        12,704  $        12,960
Payroll Taxes
Pilots & Co-Pilots  $          6,157  $          6,227  $          6,635  $          6,258  $          6,520  $          6,262  $          7,111  $        11,077  $        10,654  $        10,131  $          8,462  $          8,335  $          8,580  $          8,812  $          8,824  $          8,653  $          9,082
All Others  $          2,754  $          3,321  $          3,405  $          2,864  $          3,066  $          3,487  $          3,396  $          3,597  $          3,346  $          4,061  $          4,299  $          4,385  $          4,462  $          4,397  $          4,430  $          4,586  $          4,633