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Membership

Robert L. Beck, Chairman 

The Leading Edge, Spring 1999

 

New Hires
There were have been 189 pilots hired through March 31,1999.  The average age of these pilots is 34.6 years.  UAL's projection for 1999 is currently less than 800, but always subject to change.  Since May 1985, there have been 7,517 pilots hired who are currently on the Seniority List while 2,266 were hired prior to that date.  This equates to 77. 1 % and 22.9%, respectively.

United Pilot Group
As of March 31,1999, there are 9,860 pilots on the UAL S/0 Seniority List, which includes 258 who are MD/IL.  There are 272 over-age 60 Second Officers currently flying.  There are 9,443 pilots less than age 60 of whom 113 are on the MD/IL status.  The average age of all UAL pilots less than age 60 is 49.3 years.

ALPA National
As of Feb. 1, 1999, United represents 9,860 pilots of whom 9,41 1 are ALPA members (472 are not - including new-hire pilots not yet processed).

There are currently 52,598 pilots represented by ALPA:
United with 9,739 (18.5%); Delta with 9,165 (17.4%); Northwest with 6,181 (11.7%); USAirways with 5,097 (9.7%); TWA with 2,510 (4.8%); and American Eagle with 1,991 (3.8%).
Combined, these airlines represent 34,683 (67%) members of ALPA.