Midwest Airlines Employee Data and Analysis
Midwest 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)                691               731               707               737               770               778               780               782               802               879               879               885               944               946               632               531               516               491
Seats Per Departure (for SDA purposes)                79                77                80                82                86                88                91                93               100               109               106               104               104               105                89                85                85                81
Price Per Gallon of Fuel  $          0.54  $          0.65  $          0.62  $          0.44  $          0.50  $          0.89  $          0.82  $          0.71  $          0.88  $          1.16  $          1.71  $          1.99  $          1.84  $          3.16  $          1.73  $          0.72  $          0.98  $          0.81
Airborne Hours / Block Hours 86% 86% 86% 86% 84% 85% 88% 89% 88% 87% 87% 87% 88% 81% 27% 88% 76% 76%
Outsourcing Indicies                                    
Maintenance $'s Outsourced 34.1% 40.7% 38.7% 42.7% 55.3% 44.5% 37.2% 28.7% 21.1% 31.2% 53.1% 55.1% 69.7% 39.4% 5.3% 1.7% 1.5% 1.4%
Other Outsourcing as % of  Total Exp. (ex-Fuel) 12.0% 10.5% 8.7% 8.1% 7.2% 8.6% 8.7% 9.1% 11.0% 10.3% 10.9% 12.0% 12.8% 8.6% 10.9% 1.9% 1.4% 1.2%
Transport Related Expense (000)  $           734  $           118  $           108  $             83  $           139  $           120  $           158  $           209  $           405  $           281  $           342  $           894  $      62,496  $     181,186  $     162,334  $             -    $      49,720  $             -  
Productivity Measures (unadjusted)                                    
Block Hours Per Employee Per Month
Pilots & Co-Pilots (note: Includes Flight Engineers where applicable)              66.6              51.2              54.7                 -                47.9              47.7              54.5              45.5              46.6              48.2              52.2              56.2              55.3              43.7              25.9              66.8              63.2              52.1
Flight Attendants (note: Avg Crew = 1 FA per 50 seats)              34.0              32.7              36.6                 -                38.0              32.1              41.4              38.8              41.2              44.5              47.2              50.2              48.2              41.5              20.3              54.6              53.8              40.9
Maintenance              34.2              36.3              33.3                 -                23.2              15.8              16.3              16.8              24.1              22.6              47.5              53.6              52.4              41.1              55.2              95.7              67.6              77.0
Passenger, Cargo and Aircraft Handling               8.7               9.0               8.2                 -                 9.3              11.7              11.4              11.0               9.4               8.8              11.2              15.3               8.5               9.9                 -              615.3            344.3            327.0
Other              23.2              24.1              21.9                 -                25.5              13.6              15.6              15.7              22.5              26.7              37.0              34.7              31.1              27.2         1,656.1         1,033.8            810.8            490.6
Total               3.7               3.7               3.5                 -                 3.4               3.1               3.3               3.2               3.4               3.4               4.4               5.2               4.0               3.8               5.4              13.4              12.2              10.4
ASMs Per Employee (000)
Pilots & Co-Pilots       11,625.4         8,881.4         9,505.6                 -           8,881.0         9,031.4       10,886.3         9,428.5       10,452.6       11,899.1       12,799.0       13,400.1       13,391.7       10,286.3         4,396.8       10,096.7         9,247.8         7,196.8
Flight Attendants         7,511.0         7,401.1         7,977.9                 -           8,227.6         6,885.7         9,133.4         8,664.0         9,241.6       10,124.1       10,858.8       11,564.5       11,186.9         9,353.3         3,902.9         9,744.2         9,306.3         6,940.6
Maintenance       11,929.3       12,568.0       11,574.2                 -           8,602.7         5,992.6         6,518.6         6,968.9       10,787.4       11,173.6       23,252.6       25,582.0       25,363.9       19,365.3       18,759.8       28,944.0       19,763.4       21,295.6
Passenger, Cargo and Aircraft Handling         3,042.0         3,117.5         2,838.4                 -           3,435.2         4,440.2         4,547.4         4,573.0         4,227.7         4,332.1         5,476.3         7,298.6         4,104.4         4,645.1                 -        186,068.3      100,712.1       90,429.0
Other         8,111.9         8,361.1         7,598.0                 -           9,436.0         5,150.4         6,229.7         6,502.4       10,070.6       13,183.2       18,127.5       16,553.1       15,038.2       12,810.0      562,793.6      312,594.8      237,160.7      135,643.6
Total         1,302.8         1,266.4         1,203.6                 -           1,245.7         1,155.1         1,321.3         1,315.4         1,545.0         1,690.5         2,157.0         2,467.2         1,919.1         1,774.1         1,833.2         4,047.1         3,567.2         2,870.1
Employees Per Aircraft
Pilots & Co-Pilots (Crews)               4.0               5.6               5.1                 -                 5.7               5.4               4.3               5.0               4.8               5.4               5.4               5.3               5.5               6.4              48.2               5.5               7.1               5.5
Flight Attendants (Crews)               7.8               8.7               7.7                 -                 7.2               8.0               5.7               5.8               5.5               5.9               6.0               5.9               6.4               6.7              61.4               6.7               8.4               7.0
Maintenance (Inhouse)               7.7               7.9               8.4                 -                11.8              16.3              14.4              13.5               9.4              11.5               6.0               5.5               5.9               6.8              22.6               3.8               6.7               3.7
Passenger, Cargo and Aircraft Handling (Inhouse)              30.3              31.8              34.3                 -                29.5              22.0              20.7              20.5              24.0              29.7              25.4              19.4              36.2              28.3                 -                 0.6               1.3               0.9
Other (Inhouse)              11.4              11.8              12.8                 -                10.7              19.0              15.1              14.4              10.1               9.8               7.7               8.6               9.9              10.3               0.8               0.4               0.6               0.6
Total              70.7              78.2              80.9                 -                81.3              84.6              71.2              71.3              65.6              76.1              64.4              57.4              77.4              74.0            231.3              27.4              36.9              27.5
Passengers Per Employee
Pilots & Co-Pilots            9,060            6,738            7,130                 -              6,495            6,259            7,416            6,440            7,347            7,715            9,256          10,302            9,854            7,496            5,032          14,261          13,149          10,989
Flight Attendants            5,854            5,615            5,984                 -              6,017            4,772            6,222            5,918            6,496            6,564            7,853            8,891            8,232            6,816            4,467          13,763          13,232          10,598
Maintenance            9,297            9,534            8,682                 -              6,291            4,153            4,441            4,760            7,582            7,245          16,815          19,667          18,664          14,111          21,471          40,882          28,100          32,517
Passenger, Cargo and Aircraft Handling            2,371            2,365            2,129                 -              2,512            3,077            3,098            3,124            2,972            2,809            3,960            5,611            3,020            3,385                 -          262,813        143,193        138,078
Other            6,322            6,343            5,699                 -              6,901            3,570            4,244            4,442            7,079            8,548          13,109          12,726          11,066            9,335        644,143        441,526        337,197        207,117
Total            1,015               961               903                 -                 911               801               900               899            1,086            1,096            1,560            1,897            1,412            1,293            2,098            5,716            5,072            4,382
Productivity Measures Revenue                                    
Passenger Revenue Per Employee (000)
Pilots & Co-Pilots  $     1,306.8  $     1,063.0  $     1,160.8  $             -    $     1,065.6  $     1,077.6  $     1,168.7  $        898.5  $        896.9  $        906.4  $     1,073.0  $     1,301.1  $     1,283.4  $     1,040.6  $        152.1  $        911.0  $        747.0  $        693.4
Flight Attendants  $        844.3  $        885.8  $        974.2  $             -    $        987.2  $        821.6  $        980.5  $        825.7  $        793.0  $        771.2  $        910.3  $     1,122.9  $     1,072.1  $        946.2  $        135.0  $        879.2  $        751.8  $        668.7
Maintenance  $     1,341.0  $     1,504.2  $     1,413.4  $             -    $     1,032.2  $        715.0  $        699.8  $        664.1  $        925.7  $        851.1  $     1,949.3  $     2,483.9  $     2,430.7  $     1,959.1  $        649.0  $     2,611.6  $     1,596.5  $     2,051.9
Passenger, Cargo and Aircraft Handling  $        341.9  $        373.1  $        346.6  $             -    $        412.2  $        529.8  $        488.2  $        435.8  $        362.8  $        330.0  $        459.1  $        708.7  $        393.3  $        469.9  $             -    $    16,788.8  $     8,135.6  $     8,713.1
Other  $        911.8  $     1,000.7  $        927.8  $             -    $     1,132.1  $        614.5  $        668.8  $        619.7  $        864.2  $     1,004.2  $     1,519.7  $     1,607.3  $     1,441.2  $     1,295.9  $    19,470.8  $    28,205.2  $    19,158.0  $    13,069.6
Total  $        146.4  $        151.6  $        147.0  $             -    $        149.5  $        137.8  $        141.8  $        125.4  $        132.6  $        128.8  $        180.8  $        239.6  $        183.9  $        179.5  $          63.4  $        365.2  $        288.2  $        276.5
Salary and Benefits                                    
Average Salary
Management and All Other  $      36,836  $      50,755  $      49,437  $             -    $      46,433  $      30,430  $      38,052  $      36,822  $      48,982  $      58,620  $      60,809  $      60,165  $      59,500  $      63,296  $     483,091  $     230,034  $     151,095  $     221,203
Pilots & Co-Pilots  $      85,197  $      72,677  $      83,059  $             -    $      74,548  $      94,373  $     125,002  $     104,213  $     115,512  $     107,474  $     101,895  $      93,052  $      88,785  $      85,591  $      15,424  $      66,236  $      86,287  $      76,682
Flight Attendants  $      25,032  $      25,957  $      29,436  $             -    $      30,956  $      27,805  $      38,454  $      34,681  $      32,311  $      28,869  $      31,871  $      33,080  $      30,774  $      28,507  $        5,363  $      22,925  $        1,713  $        1,451
Maintenance  $      33,084  $      29,060  $      35,254  $             -    $      28,831  $      26,303  $      40,428  $      44,871  $      55,650  $      46,262  $      55,026  $      46,521  $      38,807  $      30,813  $        9,301  $      91,301  $      70,310  $      71,676
Passenger, Cargo and Aircraft Handling  $      23,557  $      25,474  $      25,070  $             -    $      29,397  $      41,135  $      36,331  $      33,604  $      28,071  $      24,130  $      26,229  $      31,106  $      17,964  $      22,717  $             -    $     477,823  $      36,819  $      27,131
Total  $      34,111  $      37,182  $      38,870  $             -    $      39,307  $      40,157  $      48,785  $      46,493  $      49,342  $      45,264  $      47,828  $      49,303  $      37,782  $      42,068  $      24,080  $      64,352  $      50,208  $      46,383
Other Compensation Per Employee (All Employees)
Benefits, Pensions and Payroll Taxes
Pilots & Co-Pilots  $      12,480  $      11,511  $      14,452  $             -    $      12,620  $      17,888  $      25,024  $      20,704  $      24,688  $      24,966  $      21,988  $      16,958  $      17,769  $      18,840  $        3,508  $             -    $             -    $             -  
All Others  $        3,076  $        4,166  $        3,964  $             -    $        7,180  $        7,992  $      10,496  $        9,265  $      10,047  $        9,785  $        9,791  $      13,256  $      10,006  $        9,521  $      12,645  $             -    $             -    $             -  
Total  $        4,130  $        5,214  $        5,292  $             -    $        7,943  $        9,258  $      12,259  $      10,861  $      12,211  $      11,942  $      11,847  $      13,938  $      11,119  $      11,129  $        8,835  $        9,279  $        8,150  $        7,082
Personnel
Pilots & Co-Pilots  $        3,438  $        3,757  $        4,288  $             -    $        4,338  $        4,852  $        7,064  $        5,100  $        4,297  $        4,069  $        5,470  $        8,249  $        8,863  $        6,923  $        1,074  $      21,716  $      18,054  $      17,130
Flight Attendents  $        8,717  $      11,650  $      11,764  $             -    $      10,949  $        9,402  $      12,066  $      10,549  $        9,765  $        8,775  $        7,310  $        8,765  $        9,688  $        7,916  $        1,331  $       (4,744)  $       (6,219)  $        5,896
Payroll Taxes
Pilots & Co-Pilots  $        8,692  $        6,241  $        5,910  $             -    $        6,778  $        7,463  $        9,018  $        8,161  $        9,020  $        8,532  $        8,426  $        8,597  $        8,338  $        8,004  $        1,677  $           160  $             -    $             -  
All Others  $        2,610  $        2,539  $        2,501  $             -    $        1,375  $              0  $             (0)  $            (93)  $             -    $             -    $             (0)  $              5  $             (0)  $             (0)  $             -    $        7,517  $             -    $             -