Delta Air Lines Airbus A350

Delta Air Lines Pilot Jobs

1030 Delta Blvd
Atlanta, GA, 30354

Company Website

Active Pilots: 14,600

Union: Air Line Pilots Association International (ALPA)

Delta Air Lines At a Glance
  • Launched Delta Propel Pilot Career Path Program in 2018 to create a pathway into a pilot career with the airline.
  • Delta Guaranteed Interview Program available that allows a flow through option for pilots at Endeavor Air.
  • Projects a need to hire 8,000 pilots over next decade.
  • Undergoing a transition of both narrow body and wide body fleet compositions.
  • Delta Air Lines is a founding member of the SkyTeam global airline alliance.

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Hiring

Delta Air Lines is Hiring Pilots

Delta Air Lines is accepting applications through an online application process.

Minimum Pilot Requirements to Apply:

  • FAA commercial airplane category pilot license with an instrument rating
  • Meets ALL minimum FAA airplane category ATP requirements (14 C.F.R. 61.159) including successful completion of the ATP written exam.
  • Current FAA First Class Medical Certificate
  • Minimum of 1,500 hours of total flight time
  • Minimum of 1,000 hours of fixed wing turboprop or turbofan time
  • Minimum of 250 hours Pilot in Command time
  • At least 50 hours of multi-engine flight time
  • Four year college degree
Pilot Domiciles
  • Seattle-Tacoma International Airport SEA
  • Los Angeles International Airport LAX
  • Minneapolis-St Paul International MSP
  • La Guardia Airport LGA
  • John F Kennedy International Airport JFK
  • Atlanta International Airport ATL
  • Detroit Metropolitan Airport DTW
  • Cincinnati International AirportCVG
  • Salt Lake City International AirportSLC
Airplane Fleet
  • 717 91
  • 737-700 10
  • 737-800 77
  • 737-900ER 112
  • 757-200 111
  • 757-300 16
  • 767-300 58
  • 767-400ER 56
  • 777-200 18
  • A220-100 4
  • A319 57
  • A320 62
  • A321 65
  • A330-200 11
  • A330-300 31
  • A350-900 11
  • MD-88 83
  • MD-90 40
Airplane Orders
  • B737-900ER 18
  • A220-100 36
  • A220-300 50
  • A321 62
  • A321neo 100
  • A330-900neo 35
  • A350-900 14

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Delta Air Lines Pilot Hourly Rate – Captain

Widebody Captain

 B777B787B767-400ERB767-200/300A350A330-900A330-200/300
12330316312276330316312
11327314309273327314309
10325311307270325312307
9322309305267322309305
8320306302265320307302
7318304300263317305300
6315302297261315302297
5313399295259313299295
4310397293257310297293
3308394290255308294290
2305292288253305292288
1303290286251303290286

Narrowbody Captain

 B757B737-900B737-700/800A321A320/A319MD90/88
12276266265266255251
11273264263264253248
10270262261262251245
9267260259260250242
8265258257258248241
7263256255256246239
6261254253254244237
5259252251252242235
4257250249250240233
3255248247248238231
2253246245246236229
1251244243244234227

Small Narrowbody Captain

 B717A220-300A220-100E195E190CRJ900
12238251245200170170
11236248242198169169
10235245239197167167
9233242237195166166
8231241235194165165
7229239233192164164
6227237231191162162
5226235229189161161
4224233227188160160
3222231225186158158
2220229223185157157
1219227221183156156

Delta Air Lines Pilot Hourly Rate – First Officer

Widebody First Officer

 B777B787B767-400ERB767-200/300A350A330-900A330-200/300
12225216213188225216213
11223214211186223214211
10221212209184221212209
9218209206181218209206
8216207204179216207204
7211202199175211202199
6205196194170205196194
5200192189166200192189
4195187185162195187185
3191183180158191183180
2163156154135163156154
185858585858585

Narrowbody First Officer

 B757B737-900B737-700/800A321A320/A319MD90/88
12188182181182174171
11186180179180173169
10184178177178171167
9181176175176169164
8179174173171167162
7175170169170163159
6170165165165159154
5166161161161155150
4162157157157151147
3158154154154148143
2135131131131126122
1858585858585

Small Narrowbody First Officer

 B717A220-300A220-100E195E190CRJ900
12162171167136116116
11161169165135115115
10160167163134114114
9157164160132112112
8156162158131111111
7152159155128109109
6148154151124106106
5144150147121103103
4141147143118101101
31381431401159898
2118122119998585
1858585858585

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Compensation Notes
  • Monthly Pay Guarantee 65 hours
  • Most Junior Captain Hired Feb 2016

Profit Sharing

Pool is 10% of company profits under $2.5B plus 20% over $2.5B, split pro-rata between all eligible employees

Per Diem

$2.45/hr domestic

$2.90/hr international

International Override is $6.50/hr for captains and $4.50/hr for first officers.


Retirement

A/B pension fund with 16% company contribution

Delta Air Lines Projected Pilot Retirements by Year

Year2019202020212022202320242025202620272028202920302031203220332034203520362037203820392040
Retirements448549751822783784711611515509521556485438373339297302282282227260

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