Make your own free website on

Retirement Projections

Source: Rob Bradford - WHQCM

(Current as of September 1998) 

Pilot Population

Manpower Requirements

1998 - 2008

Over the next 10 years, United will lose more than 4,000 pilots to retirement (and attrition). Retirements peak in the year 2000, when nearly 500 pilots will retire. Through 2008, the number of pilots retiring each year averages 413.

Source: Rob Bradford - WHQCM

Note: There is a follow up to this that debates the numbers that the company came up with.
The report is from the Membership Committee in January 1999.