Frontier Airlines Employee Data and Analysis
Frontier Airlines
  1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Traffic Indicies                                    
Stage Length in Miles (for SLA purposes)                447               611               691               779               812               835               863               849               863               953               939               904               926               911               885               965               949               966
Seats Per Departure (for SDA purposes)               110               118               123               126               129               132               134               131               132               126               123               123               129               132               134               137               141               145
Price Per Gallon of Fuel  $             -    $             -    $             -    $          0.53  $          0.54  $          1.11  $          0.78  $          2.15  $          0.89  $          1.30  $          1.82  $          2.07  $          2.27  $          3.33  $          1.78  $          1.68  $          3.75  $          3.43
Airborne Hours / Block Hours 87% 88% 69% 89% 86% 89% 88% 86% 86% 80% 90% 85% 84% 53% 84% 92% 63% 87%
Outsourcing Indicies                                    
Maintenance $'s Outsourced 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 72.7% 58.4% 53.3% 54.0% 52.3% 52.8% 56.8% 51.2% 54.8% 56.0% 59.1% 36.7% 7.8% 0.3% 0.1%
Other Outsourcing as % of  Total Exp. (ex-Fuel) 15.7% 11.4% 8.9% 10.7% 11.4% 11.4% 8.8% 7.7% 7.7% 5.3% 4.7% 4.9% 4.9% 4.5% 5.5% 4.1% 4.7% 6.7%
Transport Related Expense (000)  $             43  $             93  $           101  $           138  $           222  $           278  $           295  $           327  $           334  $      83,820  $     103,490  $     111,377  $     137,070  $     104,666  $      91,434  $     236,341  $     273,506  $             -  
Productivity Measures (unadjusted)                                    
Block Hours Per Employee Per Month
Pilots & Co-Pilots (note: Includes Flight Engineers where applicable)              76.2              60.1              40.1              36.6              38.9              40.0              49.6              50.0              46.4              58.7              55.4              58.2              61.6            104.5              56.3              52.3              54.5              54.8
Flight Attendants (note: Avg Crew = 1 FA per 50 seats)              31.0              24.9              69.9              74.5              97.9            121.5              52.8              49.2              50.5              52.4              45.3              53.5              56.1              96.4              54.2              31.2              32.5              34.8
Maintenance            114.3            105.2              73.1              74.8              34.0              29.8              31.7              36.9              47.5              71.5              49.2              52.2              51.8            148.9              75.2              71.9              79.0              72.4
Passenger, Cargo and Aircraft Handling              15.4              19.1              17.4              10.4               9.4              11.8               7.9               9.9               8.2               9.2              10.4              10.9               8.4              12.4               7.0              10.5              11.0               9.5
Other              36.4              50.6              52.6              48.7              40.2              34.6              36.4              39.8              42.3              44.6              49.2              52.7              47.8              85.0              44.0            150.6            189.8            138.7
Total               4.9               4.7               4.8               3.9               3.6               3.9               3.6               4.0               3.8               4.3               4.3               4.7               4.2               6.8               3.7               4.1               4.3               4.0
ASMs Per Employee (000)
Pilots & Co-Pilots       17,068.9       14,379.3         6,286.2         6,107.0         6,925.5         7,383.0       14,908.2       13,308.0       13,803.0       15,860.6       15,350.2       16,019.7       17,876.5       18,925.2       16,651.7       16,337.4       17,556.5       18,236.7
Flight Attendants         6,288.5         5,032.7       14,368.4       15,869.4       21,433.9       26,923.5       12,096.1       10,111.0       11,518.2       11,296.2       10,331.2       12,005.6       12,585.0       13,243.5       11,929.0         7,122.5         7,399.1         7,997.7
Maintenance       51,206.7       50,327.4       36,947.3       40,261.1       19,241.8       17,482.8       19,424.0       19,910.8       28,600.2       38,897.9       27,529.2       28,906.1       30,107.7       53,915.7       44,545.0       44,944.5       50,936.5       48,212.9
Passenger, Cargo and Aircraft Handling         6,893.2         9,150.4         8,788.4         5,617.8         5,299.8         6,915.3         4,866.1         5,359.0         4,970.3         5,024.2         5,790.1         6,058.3         4,866.6         4,478.1         4,117.5         6,566.1         7,106.7         6,300.8
Other       16,293.0       24,231.7       26,623.8       26,194.0       22,728.6       20,294.1       22,291.4       21,480.6       25,470.4       24,283.7       27,529.2       29,147.0       27,781.5       30,789.4       26,067.1       94,114.6      122,352.6       92,314.7
Total         2,199.1         2,248.3         2,430.1         2,121.1         2,065.0         2,314.3         2,182.4         2,155.2         2,268.8         2,365.6         2,426.1         2,601.1         2,411.4         2,456.2         2,211.4         2,555.4         2,769.1         2,693.0
Employees Per Aircraft
Pilots & Co-Pilots (Crews)               3.9               5.6               7.6               7.6               8.8               9.8               7.3              12.4               6.7               6.4               6.4               6.4               6.2               5.5               6.3               7.7              13.4               5.5
Flight Attendants (Crews)               9.6              13.6               4.4               3.7               3.5               3.2               6.8              12.6               6.2               7.2               7.8               7.0               6.8               5.9               6.6              13.0              22.5               8.7
Maintenance (Inhouse)               2.6               3.2               4.2               3.7              10.1              13.1              11.3              16.8               6.6               5.3               7.2               7.2               7.4               3.8               4.7               5.6               9.2               4.2
Passenger, Cargo and Aircraft Handling (Inhouse)              19.4              17.7              17.6              26.6              36.7              33.1              45.3              62.4              37.8              40.9              34.0              34.3              45.5              46.2              51.3              38.5              66.3              32.0
Other (Inhouse)               8.2               6.7               5.8               5.7               8.6              11.3               9.9              15.6               7.4               8.5               7.2               7.1               8.0               6.7               8.1               2.7               3.8               2.2
Total              60.8              71.9              63.7              70.5              94.1              98.9            101.0            155.2              82.7              87.0              81.3              79.8              91.9              84.3              95.5              99.0            170.1              75.0
Passengers Per Employee
Pilots & Co-Pilots          14,558          14,103            4,438            4,298            4,450            5,288            9,548            9,608          10,370          11,878          12,270          13,640          14,773          16,600          14,976          13,712          15,709          16,389
Flight Attendants            5,364            4,936          10,144          11,168          13,772          19,285            7,747            7,300            8,654            8,460            8,258          10,222          10,400          11,617          10,729            5,978            6,621            7,187
Maintenance          43,675          49,361          26,084          28,333          12,364          12,523          12,440          14,376          21,488          29,131          22,005          24,613          24,881          47,292          40,063          37,723          45,577          43,328
Passenger, Cargo and Aircraft Handling            5,879            8,975            6,205            3,953            3,405            4,953            3,116            3,869            3,734            3,763            4,628            5,158            4,022            3,928            3,703            5,511            6,359            5,662
Other          13,897          23,766          18,796          18,433          14,604          14,537          14,276          15,509          19,136          18,186          22,005          24,818          22,958          27,007          23,444          78,992        109,479          82,961
Total            1,876            2,205            1,716            1,493            1,327            1,658            1,398            1,556            1,705            1,772            1,939            2,215            1,993            2,154            1,989            2,145            2,478            2,420
Productivity Measures Revenue                                    
Passenger Revenue Per Employee (000)
Pilots & Co-Pilots  $     1,276.8  $     1,155.6  $        453.5  $        512.0  $        599.7  $        791.6  $     1,365.0  $     1,141.3  $     1,141.4  $     1,239.7  $     1,346.3  $     1,453.5  $     1,580.0  $     1,876.2  $     1,456.7  $     1,610.2  $     2,162.7  $     1,789.5
Flight Attendants  $        470.4  $        404.5  $     1,036.7  $     1,330.5  $     1,856.1  $     2,886.6  $     1,107.5  $        867.1  $        952.5  $        883.0  $        906.1  $     1,089.3  $     1,112.3  $     1,313.0  $     1,043.6  $        702.0  $        911.5  $        784.8
Maintenance  $     3,830.4  $     4,044.7  $     2,665.7  $     3,375.5  $     1,666.3  $     1,874.4  $     1,778.5  $     1,707.6  $     2,365.1  $     3,040.4  $     2,414.4  $     2,622.7  $     2,661.0  $     5,345.2  $     3,896.9  $     4,429.8  $     6,274.7  $     4,731.1
Passenger, Cargo and Aircraft Handling  $        515.6  $        735.4  $        634.1  $        471.0  $        458.9  $        741.4  $        445.5  $        459.6  $        411.0  $        392.7  $        507.8  $        549.7  $        430.1  $        444.0  $        360.2  $        647.2  $        875.5  $        618.3
Other  $     1,218.8  $     1,947.5  $     1,920.9  $     2,196.1  $     1,968.2  $     2,175.9  $     2,041.0  $     1,842.2  $     2,106.3  $     1,898.1  $     2,414.4  $     2,644.6  $     2,455.4  $     3,052.5  $     2,280.4  $     9,276.1  $    15,072.3  $     9,058.7
Total  $        164.5  $        180.7  $        175.3  $        177.8  $        178.8  $        248.1  $        199.8  $        184.8  $        187.6  $        184.9  $        212.8  $        236.0  $        213.1  $        243.5  $        193.5  $        251.9  $        341.1  $        264.3
Salary and Benefits                                    
Average Salary
Management and All Other  $      60,306  $      66,039  $      68,883  $      61,973  $      48,081  $      59,038  $      84,699  $      83,804  $      89,540  $      70,570  $      68,596  $      79,451  $      79,689  $      76,265  $      66,613  $     170,604  $     319,279  $     271,579
Pilots & Co-Pilots  $             -    $             -    $             -    $      27,592  $      29,091  $      37,516  $     102,065  $     109,865  $     110,417  $     112,256  $      99,879  $     102,726  $     108,905  $     107,707  $      96,119  $     101,126  $     113,250  $     116,122
Flight Attendants  $      30,583  $      23,754  $      65,199  $             (0)  $             (0)  $          (967)  $       (5,184)  $       (5,562)  $       (6,475)  $      10,169  $      24,189  $      28,256  $      29,273  $      31,217  $      29,400  $      18,270  $      19,105  $      19,651
Maintenance  $      35,327  $      46,929  $      46,165  $      49,550  $      39,068  $      40,960  $      56,577  $      70,001  $      81,986  $      95,249  $      63,319  $      60,804  $      59,873  $     104,455  $      81,164  $      75,738  $      93,573  $      56,043
Passenger, Cargo and Aircraft Handling  $      15,838  $      19,107  $      19,821  $      14,941  $      14,325  $      23,679  $      12,593  $      15,299  $      15,861  $      21,296  $      28,581  $      25,923  $      20,357  $      20,043  $      18,246  $      28,551  $      37,160  $      24,345
Total  $      26,884  $      24,438  $      26,571  $      23,337  $      23,667  $      32,873  $      35,526  $      39,931  $      39,827  $      42,440  $      45,881  $      47,478  $      42,984  $      42,438  $      38,379  $      44,403  $      52,251  $      46,083
Other Compensation Per Employee (All Employees)
Benefits, Pensions and Payroll Taxes
Pilots & Co-Pilots  $             -    $             -    $             -    $           779  $        1,010  $        1,708  $        5,750  $        7,215  $        6,038  $        6,133  $        6,058  $        5,823  $        8,171  $        7,826  $        5,589  $        5,226  $           171  $              0
All Others  $             -    $             -    $             -    $        2,118  $        6,111  $        8,826  $        5,571  $        5,701  $        6,815  $        5,987  $        6,939  $        6,637  $        4,922  $        5,084  $        4,958  $        5,758  $        8,931  $      11,193
Total  $        3,442  $        2,000  $        1,620  $        1,653  $        4,590  $        6,595  $        5,597  $        5,947  $        6,687  $        6,009  $        6,800  $        6,505  $        5,361  $        5,440  $        5,042  $        5,675  $        7,550  $        9,540
Personnel
Pilots & Co-Pilots  $             -    $             -    $             -    $        2,852  $        2,955  $        3,975  $        9,436  $        9,498  $        8,277  $        9,025  $        7,865  $        8,509  $      10,064  $      10,200  $        8,870  $        9,860  $      24,488  $      10,774
Flight Attendents  $        6,715  $        4,385  $      16,636  $      16,287  $      19,760  $      29,704  $      13,245  $      11,179  $      10,934  $      11,491  $      11,084  $      12,302  $      13,397  $      13,047  $      11,274  $        3,405  $       (7,796)  $        9,963
Payroll Taxes
Pilots & Co-Pilots  $             -    $             -    $             -    $        2,255  $        2,325  $        2,986  $        7,424  $        7,733  $        7,603  $        8,104  $        6,267  $        6,534  $        6,712  $        7,167  $        6,449  $        6,591  $             -    $             -  
All Others  $             -    $             -    $             -    $        1,753  $        1,790  $        2,578  $        2,002  $        2,177  $        2,181  $        2,538  $        2,932  $        2,974  $        2,609  $        2,684  $        2,358  $        2,846  $             -    $             -