- Dec 6, 2004
The last paragraph in this story says: "The pay for narrow-body captains would rise to $133,000 in the first year. Mr Westaway said this was up from existing rates, but declined to say what they were. The Australian understands it is around $132,000."www.theaustralian.news.com.au said:Pilot mayday on Jetstar wages
Steve Creedy, Aviation writer
March 08, 2006
QANTAS is heading for a showdown with pilots over plans to launch a low-cost Asian airline by the end of this year that would see the pilots paid up to $100,000 less than their mainline counterparts.
More than 70 per cent of Jetstar pilots who voted for a pay deal this week supported changes to the carrier's enterprise agreement, which allowed it to fly wide-body jets on long-haul routes. But the Qantas pilots' union will today attempt to head off the deal in the Industrial Relations Commission and has threatened further legal action.
Describing the development as "extremely important", he said management was pleased with the support and the fact that 161 of the airline's 250-strong pilot group voted for it.
So an extra $1,000 per annum, or $19.23 per week. :shock: