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.