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NYTimes: More Jobs Will Be Cleared for Takeoff. Aspiring Pilots Are Ready.

By Zach Wichter and Micah Maidenberg, May 27, 2018

As big airlines face a wave of retirements, a fresh batch of fliers gets a chance, and the training, to seize the opportunity.

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/27/business/airlines-jobs-aspiring-pilots.html

U.S. airlines tap army helicopter pilots to ease shortage

U.S. military helicopter pilots who have taken attractive offers from domestic airlines trying ease a global pilot shortage.

By Tracy Rucinski, Reuters (Chicago) Business, 1:08 PM ET Wed, 23 January 2019

https:reuters.com/article/us-usa-aviation-shortage-insight/u-s-airlines-tap-army-helicopter-pilots-to-ease-shortage-idUSKCN1PH0CO

An arcane pilot union rule will make flying (a little) more comfortable on United

United Airlines‘ latest aircraft order comes with a rare perk in an age of increasingly cramped commercial flights: more space.

By Leslie Josephs, CNBC, 1:00 PM ET Sat, 21 July 2018

https:cnbc.com/…/your-united-flight-will-be-more-comfortable-thanks-to-this-union-rule

 

Emirates Denies Being Hit By Pilot Shortage

Several rumors have been circulating in the international press that Emirates has been parking aircraft in Dubai due to a pilot exodus in favor of Chinese airlines offering superior pay and terms.

By Peter Shaw-Smith, AIN Online, July 15, 2018, 3:00 AM

https://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/air-transport/2018-07-15/emirates-denies-being-hit-pilot-shortage.html

More Jobs Will Be Cleared for Takeoff. Aspiring Pilots Are Ready.

As big airlines face a wave of retirements, a fresh batch of fliers gets a chance, and the training, to seize the opportunity.

By Zach Wichter, The New York Times, May 27, 2018

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/27/business/airlines-jobs-aspiring-pilots.html

Regional Airline Pilots’ Escalating Income

The escalating pay and growing pilot shortage make this an excellent time to enter the industry.

By James Wynbrandt, Flying, October 20, 2017

https://www.flyingmag.com/regional-airline-pilots-escalating-income

How to Value Airline Pilot Careers: The $8 Million Dollar Man has Wings!

Airline pilot careers are much more valuable than many attorneys, spouses, and even the pilots themselves often realize.

By The TASA Group, December 1, 2017

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-08-30/delta-will-promote-pilots-to-captain-if-they-can-fly-this-old-plane

Air Canada being probed for another runway blunder at SFO

Federal investigators are probing why an Air Canada flight crew did not hear repeated warnings from air traffic controllers to abort a landing at San Francisco International Airport

By Jenna Lyons, SFGate, October 24, 2017: 4:46PM ET

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-08-30/delta-will-promote-pilots-to-captain-if-they-can-fly-this-old-plane

Delta Will Promote Pilots to Captain—if They Can Fly This Aging Plane

The unloved “Mad Dog” is helping to topple the traditional timetable as the carrier contends with a graying pool of aviators.

By Michael Sasso and Julie Johnsson, Bllomberg Businessweek, August 30, 2017: 6:00 AM ET

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-08-30/delta-will-promote-pilots-to-captain-if-they-can-fly-this-old-plane

Spirit’s customers are mad. Its pilots are furious.

A lot of Spirit Airlines’ customers don’t like the airline. Neither do its pilots.

By Chris Isidoren, CNNMoney, May 9, 2017: 4:02 PM ET

http://money.cnn.com/2017/05/09/news/companies/spirit-airlines-pilots/

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