Author: Delta MEC Comm Staff

Introducing Pilot Dashboard (Beta)

The Delta MEC developed a new resource to help you make the most of your career: Pilot Dashboard. This new tool, which replaced Pilot Tools, offers additional and enhanced features including seniority and pay calculators, retirement projections and more. These tools provide insight into how seniority and position may affect your quality of life, but are intended to be used for informational purposes only. A beta version of the Pilot Dashboard is now live on the Delta MEC website – test it out and share your feedback! Retirement Projections How will future retirements affect you? The improved retirement projection...

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Delta Scholarship Fund is Available to Pilots

Did you know the Delta Scholarship Fund is available to pilots and their dependents? If you are going back to school or have a dependent about to start college, you can apply by February 28. Most scholarships are awarded to eligible applicants based on academic achievement and demonstrated personal and professional leadership. Pilots and their families often do not know they are eligible for awards from the scholarship fund. Get the word out and consider applying for a scholarship. Program details including eligibility, scholarship qualifications and the application process are available on the Delta Scholarship Fund webpage on DeltaNet....

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Delta Pilots Tour ATL Tower

We talk to controllers all the time, but do you know what really goes on inside an air traffic control tower? The Delta Pilot Network (DPN) reached out to the ATL tower to set up a tour for Delta pilots. Though participation was limited due to space constraints, 23 pilots were able to tour the Atlanta Control Tower on February 6 at this DPN event. Host controllers gave an in-depth presentation and answered questions from the pilot group, and the pilots visited the tower cab where they observed how controllers keep the busiest airport in the world moving in...

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iPads on the Line with Ambassadors

The Ambassadors have been selected and the iPad Electronic Flight Bag (EFB) implementation is solidly underway. Flight Operations is planning to distribute iPad EFBs to 125 ambassadors tasked with using the devices during flights, providing feedback to the Company and becoming expert users. Device testing among this set of pilot volunteers will help ensure a smooth rollout to the rest of the pilot group. In addition to the help that the iPad ambassadors provide, Flight Operations is creating a dedicated iPad Implementation page on DeltaNet to provide information about the iPad and the associated rollout. Stay tuned for...

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2017 Profit Sharing Quick Brief

With 2017 behind us, the Delta pilot group can look back on a job well done, and look forward to sharing in our company’s financial success. Every year, ALPA meets with management to review and audit the Company’s profit sharing methodology and calculations for both accuracy and PWA compliance. This process will take place over the next few weeks in anticipation of the February 14 payout. Here are some important things to keep in mind in the coming weeks: Last year, the Company realigned non-contract employees’ profit sharing with the pilots’ contractual profit sharing plan. There were no changes...

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