Competitive Advantage (Disadvantage) in Total Cockpit Cost per Block Hour 2011
2011
AA CO DL NW UA US HP WN B6 FL F9 VX AS HA G4
American (AA) ($152) ($7) ($148) ($291) ($145) ($271) ($369) ($419) ($500) ($126) ($26) ($420)
Continental (CO) $152 $144 $3 ($140) $6 ($120) ($218) ($267) ($349) $25 $125 ($268)
Delta (DL) $7 ($144) ($141) ($284) ($138) ($264) ($362) ($412) ($493) ($119) ($19) ($413)
Northwest (NW) $846 $694 $838 $697 $554 $700 $574 $476 $427 $345 $719 $819 $426
United (UA) $148 ($3) $141 ($143) $3 ($123) ($221) ($271) ($352) $22 $122 ($272)
US Airways (US) $291 $140 $284 $143 $146 $20 ($78) ($127) ($209) $165 $265 ($128)
America West (HP)
Southwest (WN) $145 ($6) $138 ($3) ($146) ($126) ($224) ($273) ($355) $19 $119 ($275)
jetBlue (B6) $271 $120 $264 $123 ($20) $126 ($98) ($148) ($229) $145 $245 ($149)
AirTran (FL) $369 $218 $362 $221 $78 $224 $98 ($50) ($131) $243 $343 ($51)
Frontier (F9) $419 $267 $412 $271 $127 $273 $148 $50 ($82) $293 $393 ($1)
Virgin America (VX) $500 $349 $493 $352 $209 $355 $229 $131 $82 $374 $474 $81
Alaska (AS) $126 ($25) $119 ($22) ($165) ($19) ($145) ($243) ($293) ($374) $100 ($294)
Hawaiian (HA) $26 ($125) $19 ($122) ($265) ($119) ($245) ($343) ($393) ($474) ($100) ($394)
Allegiant (G4) $420 $268 $413 $272 $554 $275 $149 $51 $1 ($81) $294 $394
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.