Continental Airlines Employee Data and Analysis
Continental Airlines
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Traffic Indicies                                    
Stage Length in Miles (for SLA purposes)                817               882               959            1,034            1,107            1,154            1,178            1,216            1,266            1,320            1,381            1,423            1,443            1,492            1,549            1,613            1,606           -  
Seats Per Departure (for SDA purposes)               144               140               144               148               155               157               157               159               162               166               166               167               167               171               176               179               179           -  
Price Per Gallon of Fuel  $          0.53  $          0.59  $          0.61  $          0.46  $          0.47  $          0.86  $          0.78  $          0.70  $          0.87  $          1.14  $          1.71  $          2.01  $          2.12  $          3.22  $          1.93  $          2.19  $          2.94  $        -  
Airborne Hours / Block Hours 84% 84% 85% 84% 84% 85% 85% 84% 84% 85% 86% 85% 86% 87% 88% 89% 89% 0%
Outsourcing Indicies                                    
Maintenance $'s Outsourced 45.5% 45.1% 48.6% 41.8% 46.9% 46.5% 40.3% 35.2% 39.2% 42.6% 46.2% 48.1% 49.2% 47.7% 44.5% 42.2% 46.6% 0.0%
Other Outsourcing as % of  Total Exp. (ex-Fuel) 13.2% 12.4% 13.1% 12.6% 12.9% 12.7% 12.9% 13.5% 14.6% 10.2% 10.4% 10.5% 10.9% 10.7% 10.5% 10.7% 10.7% 0.0%
Transport Related Expense (000)  $     182,370  $     176,265  $     178,036  $     330,549  $     354,689  $     416,051  $     435,396  $     470,864  $     267,618  $  2,123,542  $  2,412,673  $  2,667,249  $  2,695,560  $  3,019,759  $  2,427,840  $  2,487,075  $  2,882,221  $        -  
Productivity Measures (unadjusted)                                    
Block Hours Per Employee Per Month
Pilots & Co-Pilots (note: Includes Flight Engineers where applicable)              45.7              53.0              52.7              49.7              48.4              49.4              48.7              48.8              51.3              52.5              51.7              53.6              54.5              52.5              51.4              50.3              54.3           -  
Flight Attendants (note: Avg Crew = 1 FA per 50 seats)              49.9              48.9              48.0              46.6              45.3              44.7              42.8              45.2              44.0              46.5              44.5              47.2              47.6              46.7              45.3              44.4              47.3           -  
Maintenance              31.0              34.7              35.1              34.6              33.9              33.4              31.5              30.4              28.9              29.0              30.8              32.2              32.9              30.9              28.0              27.3              30.1           -  
Passenger, Cargo and Aircraft Handling               8.2               8.3               8.1               8.0               7.9               7.7               7.4               7.3               7.2               7.7               8.0               8.3               8.4               8.2               7.8               8.0               8.5           -  
Other              10.5              10.6              10.4              10.3              10.1              10.2              10.3              11.1               9.9              11.8              13.6              13.8              14.2              14.0              13.2              13.4              15.5           -  
Total               2.8               2.9               2.9               2.8               2.7               2.7               2.6               2.7               2.6               2.8               2.9               3.0               3.1               3.0               2.8               2.8               3.1           -  
ASMs Per Employee (000)
Pilots & Co-Pilots       14,405.9       16,339.4       17,040.2       16,754.2       17,249.4       17,992.0       17,764.5       18,340.1       19,752.3       20,671.1       20,476.7       21,237.3       21,560.5       21,658.3       22,339.2       22,625.5       24,270.1           -  
Flight Attendants       10,918.8       10,762.9       10,779.8       10,598.0       10,412.1       10,365.1         9,963.4       10,645.9       10,455.6       11,035.2       10,613.8       11,197.9       11,267.9       11,257.0       11,144.6       11,170.4       11,826.5           -  
Maintenance       19,578.3       21,400.1       22,739.0       23,335.2       24,151.3       24,330.7       22,977.2       22,865.3       22,266.8       22,792.5       24,450.5       25,466.3       26,033.4       25,495.4       24,355.9       24,504.6       26,924.1           -  
Passenger, Cargo and Aircraft Handling         5,192.7         5,100.9         5,238.6         5,383.0         5,616.5         5,612.8         5,401.9         5,470.4         5,522.3         6,075.3         6,319.6         6,557.9         6,666.8         6,729.0         6,799.3         7,170.1         7,633.3           -  
Other         6,604.7         6,515.6         6,755.5         6,925.8         7,165.9         7,411.4         7,511.7         8,347.0         7,591.1         9,286.3       10,787.5       10,893.0       11,233.4       11,566.9       11,508.6       12,045.7       13,897.9           -  
Total         1,796.7         1,813.2         1,867.9         1,893.8         1,946.4         1,972.6         1,926.1         2,018.2         1,981.7         2,194.1         2,296.6         2,378.2         2,421.0         2,440.4         2,438.7         2,516.0         2,729.9           -  
Employees Per Aircraft
Pilots & Co-Pilots (Crews)               6.3               5.7               5.8               6.2               6.5               6.5               6.4               6.0               5.7               5.8               6.2               6.3               6.5               6.4               6.3               6.5               6.0           -  
Flight Attendants (Crews)               5.8               6.2               6.4               6.6               6.9               7.1               7.3               6.5               6.6               6.5               7.2               7.2               7.4               7.2               7.1               7.3               6.9           -  
Maintenance (Inhouse)               9.3               8.7               8.7               9.0               9.3               9.6               9.9               9.6              10.1              10.4              10.4              10.5              10.8              10.9              11.5              11.9              10.8           -  
Passenger, Cargo and Aircraft Handling (Inhouse)              34.9              36.6              37.8              38.9              39.8              41.5              42.1              40.1              40.7              39.1              40.4              40.8              42.1              41.2              41.2              40.8              38.2           -  
Other (Inhouse)              27.4              28.7              29.3              30.2              31.2              31.4              30.3              26.2              29.6              25.6              23.6              24.6              25.0              24.0              24.3              24.3              21.0           -  
Total            100.9            103.0            106.0            110.4            114.9            118.1            118.2            108.6            113.4            108.4            111.1            112.6            115.9            113.5            114.9            116.1            106.9           -  
Passengers Per Employee
Pilots & Co-Pilots            9,359          10,690          10,720            9,889            9,558            9,753            9,359            9,506          10,108          10,334          10,235          10,612          10,658          10,259          10,414          10,376          10,940           -  
Flight Attendants            7,094            7,042            6,781            6,255            5,769            5,619            5,249            5,518            5,351            5,517            5,305            5,595            5,570            5,332            5,195            5,123            5,331           -  
Maintenance          12,720          14,002          14,305          13,773          13,382          13,189          12,105          11,851          11,395          11,394          12,221          12,725          12,869          12,076          11,354          11,238          12,137           -  
Passenger, Cargo and Aircraft Handling            3,374            3,337            3,295            3,177            3,112            3,042            2,846            2,835            2,826            3,037            3,159            3,277            3,296            3,187            3,170            3,288            3,441           -  
Other            4,291            4,263            4,250            4,088            3,970            4,017            3,957            4,326            3,885            4,642            5,392            5,443            5,553            5,479            5,365            5,524            6,265           -  
Total            1,167            1,186            1,175            1,118            1,078            1,069            1,015            1,046            1,014            1,097            1,148            1,188            1,197            1,156            1,137            1,154            1,231           -  
Productivity Measures Revenue                                    
Passenger Revenue Per Employee (000)
Pilots & Co-Pilots  $     1,155.0  $     1,451.3  $     1,564.2  $     1,515.2  $     1,514.6  $     1,731.5  $     1,565.6  $     1,564.4  $     1,702.0  $     1,808.1  $     1,898.4  $     2,110.4  $     2,252.5  $     2,393.5  $     2,098.2  $     2,403.6  $     2,851.7  $        -  
Flight Attendants  $        875.4  $        956.0  $        989.5  $        958.5  $        914.2  $        997.5  $        878.1  $        908.1  $        900.9  $        965.3  $        984.0  $     1,112.8  $     1,177.2  $     1,244.0  $     1,046.7  $     1,186.7  $     1,389.6  $        -  
Maintenance  $     1,569.6  $     1,900.8  $     2,087.3  $     2,110.4  $     2,120.6  $     2,341.6  $     2,025.0  $     1,950.4  $     1,918.7  $     1,993.7  $     2,266.8  $     2,530.6  $     2,719.7  $     2,817.6  $     2,287.6  $     2,603.2  $     3,163.5  $        -  
Passenger, Cargo and Aircraft Handling  $        416.3  $        453.1  $        480.9  $        486.8  $        493.1  $        540.2  $        476.1  $        466.6  $        475.8  $        531.4  $        585.9  $        651.7  $        696.5  $        743.6  $        638.6  $        761.7  $        896.9  $        -  
Other  $        529.5  $        578.7  $        620.1  $        626.4  $        629.2  $        713.3  $        662.0  $        712.0  $        654.1  $        812.3  $     1,000.1  $     1,082.5  $     1,173.6  $     1,278.3  $     1,080.9  $     1,279.6  $     1,633.0  $        -  
Total  $        144.0  $        161.1  $        171.5  $        171.3  $        170.9  $        189.8  $        169.7  $        172.2  $        170.8  $        191.9  $        212.9  $        236.3  $        252.9  $        269.7  $        229.1  $        267.3  $        320.8  $        -  
Salary and Benefits                                    
Average Salary
Management and All Other  $        6,224  $      11,163  $        8,153  $        4,131  $      20,904  $      22,045  $      25,368  $      22,591  $      18,911  $      26,027  $      27,350  $      31,754  $      35,539  $      31,356  $      29,692  $      35,468  $      34,859  $        -  
Pilots & Co-Pilots  $      90,461  $     108,561  $     124,152  $     154,401  $     161,395  $     166,752  $     163,624  $     136,686  $     140,028  $     145,061  $     128,724  $     123,618  $     133,318  $     136,253  $     150,211  $     156,458  $     178,727  $        -  
Flight Attendants  $      27,203  $      31,440  $      34,292  $      34,643  $      35,956  $      41,981  $      40,694  $      40,162  $      40,050  $      44,312  $      43,870  $      41,932  $      43,055  $      49,061  $      51,201  $      56,085  $      59,514  $        -  
Maintenance  $      67,675  $      73,535  $      78,931  $      82,842  $      89,195  $      90,004  $      86,140  $      78,205  $      88,760  $      82,139  $      79,486  $      78,724  $      79,864  $      85,698  $      90,954  $      95,297  $     102,864  $        -  
Passenger, Cargo and Aircraft Handling  $      36,588  $      37,994  $      37,501  $      36,567  $      40,110  $      43,682  $      44,146  $      50,005  $      51,338  $      42,313  $      37,818  $      35,939  $      37,361  $      37,823  $      39,670  $      41,164  $      46,024  $        -  
Total  $      34,084  $      34,892  $      37,924  $      43,117  $      51,730  $      54,818  $      55,111  $      53,499  $      52,270  $      53,581  $      50,996  $      50,107  $      52,353  $      54,362  $      56,799  $      61,708  $      67,621  $        -  
Other Compensation Per Employee (All Employees)
Benefits, Pensions and Payroll Taxes
Pilots & Co-Pilots  $        6,670  $        7,723  $        7,381  $        7,049  $        4,022  $        5,271  $        7,114  $        8,610  $      65,985  $      50,600  $      40,419  $      32,682  $      22,950  $      19,492  $      28,691  $      21,770  $      28,604  $        -  
All Others  $        4,128  $        7,139  $        7,614  $        7,368  $        1,783  $        2,008  $        4,264  $      13,846  $      10,342  $      11,351  $        9,721  $      14,337  $      16,849  $      11,574  $      15,372  $      18,021  $      20,142  $        -  
Total  $        4,445  $        7,204  $        7,588  $        7,332  $        2,035  $        2,365  $        4,573  $      13,269  $      15,924  $      15,517  $      13,164  $      16,392  $      17,534  $      12,466  $      16,826  $      18,438  $      21,093  $        -  
Personnel
Pilots & Co-Pilots  $        6,078  $        8,380  $        9,870  $      11,296  $      11,967  $      10,987  $      11,144  $        9,635  $        8,331  $        9,647  $        9,621  $      10,456  $      11,442  $      11,349  $      10,625  $      10,122  $      11,394  $        -  
Flight Attendents  $        9,171  $      11,131  $      13,498  $      14,816  $      15,026  $      15,179  $      14,772  $      12,505  $        9,587  $      11,730  $      11,332  $      11,646  $      12,728  $      13,229  $      11,137  $      11,786  $      14,184  $        -  
Payroll Taxes
Pilots & Co-Pilots  $        6,264  $        7,411  $        7,597  $        6,769  $        9,357  $        9,905  $        8,960  $        6,916  $        9,649  $        8,939  $        8,912  $        8,466  $        8,635  $        7,828  $        8,551  $        1,785  $           950  $        -  
All Others  $        2,424  $        2,418  $        2,539  $        2,789  $        2,831  $        3,092  $        1,972  $           213  $           234  $        1,768  $        2,021  $        2,070  $        1,899  $           170  $             (9)  $           289  $           291  $        -