Competitive Advantage (Disadvantage) in Total Cockpit Cost per Block Hour 2010
2010
AA CO DL NW UA US HP WN B6 FL F9 VX AS HA G4
American (AA) ($167) ($22) ($821) ($80) ($262) ($130) ($257) ($405) ($426) ($517) ($115) ($26) ($458)
Continental (CO) $167 $145 ($654) $88 ($94) $37 ($90) ($238) ($259) ($350) $52 $141 ($290)
Delta (DL) $22 ($145) ($799) ($57) ($239) ($108) ($235) ($383) ($404) ($495) ($93) ($4) ($435)
Northwest (NW) $821 $654 $799 $741 $559 $691 $564 $416 $394 $304 $706 $795 $363
United (UA) $80 ($88) $57 ($741) ($182) ($51) ($178) ($326) ($347) ($438) ($36) $53 ($378)
US Airways (US) $262 $94 $239 ($559) $182 $131 $4 ($144) ($165) ($256) $146 $235 ($196)
America West (HP)
Southwest (WN) $130 ($37) $108 ($691) $51 ($131) ($127) ($275) ($296) ($387) $15 $104 ($327)
jetBlue (B6) $257 $90 $235 ($564) $178 ($4) $127 ($148) ($169) ($260) $142 $231 ($200)
AirTran (FL) $405 $238 $383 ($416) $326 $144 $275 $148 ($21) ($112) $290 $379 ($52)
Frontier (F9) $426 $259 $404 ($394) $347 $165 $296 $169 $21 ($91) $311 $400 ($31)
Virgin America (VX) $517 $350 $495 ($304) $438 $256 $387 $260 $112 $91 $402 $491 $60
Alaska (AS) $115 ($52) $93 ($706) $36 ($146) ($15) ($142) ($290) ($311) ($402) $89 ($342)
Hawaiian (HA) $26 ($141) $4 ($795) ($53) ($235) ($104) ($231) ($379) ($400) ($491) ($89) ($431)
Allegiant (G4) $458 $290 $435 ($363) $378 $559 $327 $200 $52 $31 ($60) $342 $431
Notes:  The full effect of each Delta's and Northwest's restructuring of financials and operations are not fully reflected in 2006.
Cockpit Cost includes: salaries and wages, benefits and pensions, payroll taxes and personnel expenses impacted by collective bargaining terms.
Data Source:  US DOT Form 41, Schedules P52 & T2.