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Totals 2019

Old 12th Jan 2020, 19:49
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Join Date: Jun 2018
Location: UK
Posts: 7
Name of Airline
TUI UK

Aircraft Type
B738

Year total
580 hours
Position
FO (2.5 years in)

Salary
65k - 7k for 1st 3 years for type rating deduction.
6 Flexible working payments in 2019 at roughly £500 each
£72688 total gross for 2019. So that works out about 14/15k duty pay

Days Off
Very quiet in the winter (November to April) 1-4 flights a month. Summer minimum 10 days off usually more.
Trips per month
0
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Old 13th Jan 2020, 04:59
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Join Date: Jun 2019
Location: Mars
Posts: 4
Name of Airline:
BA
Aircraft Type
A320
Hours flown
750 hours
Position
FO (FPP) 2 years in.
Salary
32k basic plus around £1500 pcm duty + flight play
Busy all year round at Heathrow around 12 days off per month. At Gatwick itís very quiet in the winter with around 15+ days off per month
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Old 13th Jan 2020, 12:05
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Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: UK
Age: 29
Posts: 5
SEBBES,

Thanks for sharing info, looks like you've had a good year given due consideration for the TR deductions.
I personally am against the TR deductions, I really think it should just be training bond contract like most airlines offer, I'm sure TUI would have a lot more applicants if this was the case. But obviously they must be getting the numbers required so I guess the TR deduction will stay in place until otherwise.

My question is, if you join TUI with a B738 rating how long are you frozen on type?
Also if you have a successful bid to change fleet to the 787 will you then be offered a conventional training bond contract? Or despite having time in the company, will there still be a TR deduction?

Thanks again!
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Old 13th Jan 2020, 12:15
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Join Date: Jun 2018
Location: UK
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Originally Posted by EGBD View Post
SEBBES,

Thanks for sharing info, looks like you've had a good year given due consideration for the TR deductions.
I personally am against the TR deductions, I really think it should just be training bond contract like most airlines offer, I'm sure TUI would have a lot more applicants if this was the case. But obviously they must be getting the numbers required so I guess the TR deduction will stay in place until otherwise.

My question is, if you join TUI with a B738 rating how long are you frozen on type?
Also if you have a successful bid to change fleet to the 787 will you then be offered a conventional training bond contract? Or despite having time in the company, will there still be a TR deduction?

Thanks again!
Slight thread creep but..
I can only say I completely agree with you. I would be much more in favour of the airline introducing a "traditional bond" - nothing up front but pay X amount if you leave, depreciating over 3 years as an example. The way I had to look at it personally was, even with the deduction, it was a considerable improvement in both pay and lifestyle so it was a very easy decision to make.

Type rated candidates joining are bonded for 1 year at a 7k (total) deduction. Joining non type rated like myself I am fleet frozen for 3 years, so could only bid for 73/78 dual as opposed to 78 only. Type rated candidates who join are fleet frozen for 1 year. My understanding of guys who joined when I did and successfully bid for 73/78, is relatively poor so I can't shed much light on it. If after 3 years I am successful for a 78 only bid there will be no further deduction in salary -that I do know.

As a whole though, despite the deduction its genuinely crazy how little you can work in the winter and what you can earn on a full time contract still. No complaints from me, I haven't flown since the 12th of December and my next flight is 18th of Jan, just as an example.

Hope that helps.
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Old 13th Jan 2020, 12:33
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Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: UK
Age: 29
Posts: 5
Thanks for reply, appreciate it! Enjoy being semi-retired in the winter months!
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Old 14th Jan 2020, 12:32
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Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Sandpit...
Posts: 20
ME3
6yr B787 SFO
880 hrs
Bit over 105K EUR per year net (no taxes here)
Company accommodation provided.

On average 16-18 days OFF per month
Around 4-5 trips a month.

Dom
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Old 14th Jan 2020, 14:24
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Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: In the air
Age: 33
Posts: 11
Irish LCC
B738
Captain (3 years)
Continental EU
5 on 4 off roster (12-16 days off per month)
Total 2019: 735 hours in 229 sectors
Gross: 141k Ä
Net: 91k Ä (single no children)
Av Monthly: 7.6k Ä

Far from US figures but not that bad considering Iím based where Iíve always wanted...
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Old 14th Jan 2020, 23:47
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Join Date: Aug 2015
Location: LHS 737-800
Posts: 52
Irish LCC
B738
Captain (Training/Checking and one or two ground duties)
UK
Roster: Weekends off
Total 2019: 570
Gross: £170k

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Old 15th Jan 2020, 18:45
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Join Date: Feb 2019
Location: london
Posts: 119
Airline: Titan
Type: A320
Position: FO (1st year)
Salary: £52530 Basic before tax- 5k/ish in allowances/per diems.
Roster: Incredibly varied.
Days off: At least 8 per month, more in winter.
Lots of positioning and night stopping when operating for other carriers out of base, 30 minute standby callouts. Occasional trips, Banjul etc.
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Old 16th Jan 2020, 20:36
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Join Date: Oct 2017
Location: Canada
Posts: 3
WestJet Airlines
CYYC based
Yr. 7/8 B737NG Captain
Totals in CAD currency
Base salary- $187,000
Employee share purchase plan ( tax sheltered in RRSP/TFSA)- $35,700
Stock option/Restricted share unit payout (inflated this year due to ONEX purchase of WJA)- $128,000
Profit share- $7,500
Total 2019 tax-eligible compensation: $358,200
Total 2019 tax-exempt compensation (Per diems/dry cleaning): $8,200
2019 hours flown- 580
2019 credit hours- 950
Worked 132 days after vacation/statutory holiday days taken into account

2020 estimates (more normalized considering the ONEX purchase of WS will not be included. Also years of service now in effect in Collective Agreement eg. year 7 FO upgrades go to yr. 7 Captain, not yr. 1 Captain as before)

Yr. 12 B737NG Captain
Base salary- $209,500
Cash bonus (in lieu of ESPP and stock option grant)- $52,198
Profit share (estimate) - $8,500
Total- $270,198
*Assumption of hours flown to be slightly higher when MAX comes back online*

Last edited by WS pilot; 16th Jan 2020 at 22:22.
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Old 16th Jan 2020, 20:38
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Join Date: Feb 2019
Location: United Kingdom
Posts: 13
Airline: Loganair
Type: E135/145
Position: SFO (3rd year) NO pay increases for FO to SFO upgrade on jet to keep Saab340 crews happy.
Salary: £34.5k Basic before tax- 4k/ish in Duty Pay
Roster: Incredibly varied. Quiet in Jan/Feb
Days off: At least 7 per month, more in winter.

NWI base closing, redundancies being made. 340 crews have grievance in as unhappy with pay disparity between jet and turboprop FOs.
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Old 21st Jan 2020, 20:49
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Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: Nevada
Posts: 7
United SFO 787 CA
salary $425,000 (not including any premium pay)
retirement $68,000
profit sharing (est) $34,000
3 trips per month for 6 months-16 days off
2 trips per month for 6 months-20 days off (vac months)
918 actual flight hours per year
30 flown trips per year

I lived in California for 25 years and made a lot of money on the houses that I lived in but also paid a LOT of state income tax. Two years ago I moved to Nevada and am saving about $4,000 per month in state income tax and living expenses as a result. (Nevada has no state income tax and is a lot cheaper than California.)

Federal income tax in the US is now pretty low under our relatively new federal tax system. I expect it will take about 26% of my salary and profit sharing.
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Old 22nd Jan 2020, 12:24
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Originally Posted by futz View Post
United SFO 787 CA
salary $425,000 (not including any premium pay)
retirement $68,000
profit sharing (est) $34,000
3 trips per month for 6 months-16 days off
2 trips per month for 6 months-20 days off (vac months)
918 actual flight hours per year
30 flown trips per year

I lived in California for 25 years and made a lot of money on the houses that I lived in but also paid a LOT of state income tax. Two years ago I moved to Nevada and am saving about $4,000 per month in state income tax and living expenses as a result. (Nevada has no state income tax and is a lot cheaper than California.)

Federal income tax in the US is now pretty low under our relatively new federal tax system. I expect it will take about 26% of my salary and profit sharing.
Wow. Know any single American girls?
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Old 22nd Jan 2020, 13:26
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Originally Posted by futz View Post
United SFO 787 CA
salary $425,000 (not including any premium pay)
retirement $68,000
profit sharing (est) $34,000
3 trips per month for 6 months-16 days off
2 trips per month for 6 months-20 days off (vac months)
918 actual flight hours per year
30 flown trips per year

I lived in California for 25 years and made a lot of money on the houses that I lived in but also paid a LOT of state income tax. Two years ago I moved to Nevada and am saving about $4,000 per month in state income tax and living expenses as a result. (Nevada has no state income tax and is a lot cheaper than California.)

Federal income tax in the US is now pretty low under our relatively new federal tax system. I expect it will take about 26% of my salary and profit sharing.

that is amazing !!! Europe needs to wake up
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Old 22nd Jan 2020, 15:02
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Join Date: Dec 2014
Location: Uk
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Thatís about £323000.....to fly a plane. As much as Iíd like more pay, I find that amount a tad silly
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Old 22nd Jan 2020, 19:32
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How does an EASA captain with A320 rating get a job in the USA?
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Old 23rd Jan 2020, 03:12
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Originally Posted by Riskybis View Post
that is amazing !!! Europe needs to wake up
Like someone pointed out earlier, we got absolutely raped in the 2000's after 9-11 and bankruptcy. I went from 767 captain to 744 captain in 2004 and was making $187K if you can believe that. We've been making up for lost time for about the last 6-7 years but man! It was ugly in the 2000's.

Can this level of pay and benefits continue? UAL does around $40 billion in sales and nets close to 10% so they're making money hand over fist right now but will it continue? Who knows? Going by past experience, every time it gets this good, the bottom falls out and it all goes to sh!t almost over night so we'll see.
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Old 23rd Jan 2020, 04:02
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Australia

Below is a different perspective.

Australian Major Domestic carrier FO B737 figures in Australian Dollars. 15,000 Total time (mostly jet two crew), degree, 25 years in the industry.

Rough figures:
180,000 before tax (about 155,000 is base rest is rostered overtime)(123,500 USD) (111,500 EUR).
15,000 overnight meal allowances (cash in hand).
18,000 in retirement paid by company per law.
~750 hours.
42 days annual leave.
13x28 day rosters alternating 11/12 days off. Roster comes out a week before it starts.
Mainly 4 sector exhausting days with a significant number of overnights.
Min rest is 12 hours can reduce to 10, 15 at home base.
Food on board varies sometimes good sometimes bad I bring my own back up food.
Lounge entry (unlimited food bev) on long ground turns.
Overtime at roster publish protected (cancelled or changed flights wonít cause a loss of cash going sick/fatigued will).
Hotels mid range.
Little to no progression mainly seniority based.
No commuting rights.
Staff travel pretty good.
Can work extra days if so inclined.
Generally rostered to max duty minus 15-30 minutes for most duties.

After tax per month it comes
to about about $10,500 (7200 USD) (6500 EUR) a month Captains are about $14,000.

The cost of living exceptionally high. Median house price in my area is $8-900,000 and Iím well out of the city nothing flash. Base model European car is $50,000. Credit card bill for a family probably $8000 a month. Everyone has a base level medical insurance from the government (medical system is pretty good). Most pilots and professionals would have private health cover on top. Public school is rubbish, Catholic a few thousand a year Private very expensive and quite commonly the choice for professionals. If you lose your job and have any money/assets you use all that up then unemployment scheme which would barely buy food. A lot of wives work but childcare is again exceptionally expensive so if her wage isnít high then itís barely worth it. My wife has to work a few days to stay ahead but we are hardly on struggle street.

Major domestic pilots are above the average wage but not by far for FOís. Trades would be on about 100, Doctors starting at 2-300k. Police 90 Teachers/Nurses about 100 Hospitality about 50, Regional jet FO about 110.

Tax system sounds similar to EU, Massive above $180,000 and above $250,000 (Capt) they hit their retirement $ as well with a bill in the mail. Each election the top end of earners get punched with some new scheme.

Country running on debt highest on the planet. Borrowed time... (massive personal debt home loans and credit card). People have been living beyond their means for about 20 years. Eating out all the time, going for multiple coffees everyday. No recession in 30 years people have no concept of a downturn.

The crunch is coming as the workers canít foot the aged pension (government) bill and itís about to get ugly in the next few years. (Read more and more levies taxes for professionals).
Ageing population getting bigger and bigger. Large (massive) influx of foreigners to keep growth going as thereís nothing else holding the place up.


There is a wages thread in the Australian forum. Reasonably accurate doesnít get updated much. Most wage negotiations involve trading and generally you can expect 1.5-3%. Jetstar are having a stoush over it at the moment as I believe theyíve had a new rostering system introduced that has them now doing overnights. Tiger their competitor received large pay rises but are part of the much less profitable Virgin Group.

Last edited by Berealgetreal; 23rd Jan 2020 at 07:39.
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Old 23rd Jan 2020, 08:25
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Originally Posted by futz View Post
United SFO 787 CA
salary $425,000 (not including any premium pay)
Please explain how this is possible when the top FO rate on B787 is $240/hr according to airlinepilotcentral.com.
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Old 23rd Jan 2020, 09:23
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I think he means CA (captain) based in San Francisco (SFO) !!!!!
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