Competitive Advantage (Disadvantage) in Total Cockpit Cost per Block Hour 2012
2012
AA CO DL NW UA US HP WN B6 FL F9 VX AS HA G4
American (AA) $178 $10 ($200) ($65) ($150) ($374) ($400) ($37) $138 ($351)
Continental (CO)
Delta (DL) ($178) ($167) ($377) ($243) ($328) ($552) ($578) ($214) ($40) ($529)
Northwest (NW)
United (UA) ($10) $167 ($210) ($75) ($160) ($384) ($411) ($47) $127 ($361)
US Airways (US) $200 $377 $210 $134 $50 ($175) ($201) $163 $337 ($152)
America West (HP)
Southwest (WN) $65 $243 $75 ($134) ($85) ($309) ($335) $28 $203 ($286)
jetBlue (B6) $150 $328 $160 ($50) $85 ($224) ($250) $113 $288 ($201)
AirTran (FL)
Frontier (F9) $374 $552 $384 $175 $309 $224 ($26) $337 $512 $23
Virgin America (VX) $400 $578 $411 $201 $335 $250 $26 $364 $538 $49
Alaska (AS) $37 $214 $47 ($163) ($28) ($113) ($337) ($364) $174 ($314)
Hawaiian (HA) ($138) $40 ($127) ($337) ($203) ($288) ($512) ($538) ($174) ($489)
Allegiant (G4) $351 $529 $361 $564 $286 $201 ($23) ($49) $314 $489
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.