215 take the PRIP

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215 Delta pilots take the PRIP

http://us.rd.yahoo.com/finance/indu...ap/090716/us_delta_air_lines_pilots.html?.v=2

ATLANTA (AP) -- Union officials say 215 Delta Air Lines pilots have agreed to retire as part of a company incentive program designed to reduce the number of pilots to cut costs.
Pilots with at least 10 years of service as of the end of this year and whose age and years of service added together equal at least 55 were eligible to participate by Wednesday's deadline. Those who agreed to retire can revoke their decision if they do so by July 31. Of the more than 12,000 pilots at Delta, some 9,400 were eligible to participate.
The Atlanta-based company has not said how many pilots it hoped to cut.
Delta has cut capacity as the economy has weakened and demand for air travel has declined.
 
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Hope they enjoy their retirement, or future endeavors. Cheers!
 

GogglesPisano

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My personal thanks to everyone who decided to retire.
 

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Based on the number of 12,000 pilots, the report obviously included NWA pilots. Any breakdown on how many were Delta and how many were Red Tail? Just curious.
 

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As of the close, 215 pilots have elected to participate in the program. Of these, 201 are Delta North pilots and 14 are Delta South pilots.


Selected demographics of participating pilots follow:

  • The average age of participants is 59.7 with a range of 45 to 74
  • The average seniority of participants is 2,609 with a range of 10 to 10,867
 

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As of the close, 215 pilots have elected to participate in the program. Of these, 201 are Delta North pilots and 14 are Delta South pilots.


Selected demographics of participating pilots follow:


  • The average age of participants is 59.7 with a range of 45 to 74
  • The average seniority of participants is 2,609 with a range of 10 to 10,867
delta has 74 year old line pilots? why are they allowed to fly past 65?
 

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Key statement is highlighted. My guess is at least 25 back out.



http://us.rd.yahoo.com/finance/indu...ap/090716/us_delta_air_lines_pilots.html?.v=2

ATLANTA (AP) -- Union officials say 215 Delta Air Lines pilots have agreed to retire as part of a company incentive program designed to reduce the number of pilots to cut costs.
Pilots with at least 10 years of service as of the end of this year and whose age and years of service added together equal at least 55 were eligible to participate by Wednesday's deadline. Those who agreed to retire can revoke their decision if they do so by July 31. Of the more than 12,000 pilots at Delta, some 9,400 were eligible to participate.
The Atlanta-based company has not said how many pilots it hoped to cut.
Delta has cut capacity as the economy has weakened and demand for air travel has declined.
 

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201 DAL-North
14 DAL-South
Thanks. I kind of expected the numbers to weigh more heavily toward Red Tails taking the offer.
 

michael707767

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ok, let's take predictions on how many pull their request before the 31st. I say 27.
 

Superpilot92

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my guess is a max of 10 pull it but i dont really think any will.
 

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my guess is a max of 10 pull it but i dont really think any will.
The real question is will it prevent large numbers of displacements on the N side with the 747-200 parking? I hear many of the PRIPS are 320A so there still may be considerable displacements with the 320 being the "accumulator" in the system.
 

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Also with Bid Period 5 approaching, going to DAL work rules will increase staffing considerably on DAL-N fleets. I agree the A-320 might have the most takers. Senior Green Bookers with no lump sum excess payout at age 60.
 

Superpilot92

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Also with Bid Period 5 approaching, going to DAL work rules will increase staffing considerably on DAL-N fleets. I agree the A-320 might have the most takers. Senior Green Bookers with no lump sum excess payout at age 60.
between bid period 5 and the pirps we should see minimal effects from the frieghter pull back. of course right after that we'll have a joint bid which will set off all the fireworks ;)

Agree, not more than 10 will pull out. The last few guys I flew with who took the PIRP already have one foot out the door.
I agree, most of these guys have been just waiting for a reason. They are more than ready to hang it up from what i've been seeing and hearing.
 
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