||Through 2010, United will lose nearly 4,000 pilots to retirement and
attrition. Retirements peak in the year 2002, when more than 400
pilots will retire. Attrition accounts for all pilots who leave the
company more than three months prior to their 60th birthday and includes
medical retirements. Through 2010, the number of pilots retiring
each year averages 341.
Source: Jim Erikson - WHQCM