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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/

American Airlines is offering its pilots & flight attendants a raise

Hoping to satisfy employees’ demands to close the big gap between their salaries and what counterparts make at Delta and United, American is giving an 8% raise to pilots and a 5% increase to flight attendants.

by Julia Horowitz, CNN Money – April 26, 2017: 7:12 PM ET

http://kitdarby.com/wp/american-airlines-is-offering-its-pilots-flight-attendants-a-raise/

Want to earn $300,000 tax free? Try flying a plane in China

Chinese airlines are offering huge pay packages to tempt foreign pilots as demand for air travel balloons.

By Jethro Mullen, CNNMoney, November 15, 2016 – 8:32 PM

http://money.cnn.com/2016/11/15/news/economy/china-airlines-foreign-pilots-pay/

How the Air Force is scrambling to head off an exodus of fighter pilots

The Air Force is scrambling to head off what could be a major exodus of fighter pilots for the private sector, which would exacerbate an already-serious shortfall of fighter jocks.

By , Air Force Times,

https://www.airforcetimes.com/articles/the-fight-for-pilots

Advisory Panel Would Relax Rules for Co-Pilot Experience

A proposal is likely to rekindle long-running safety debate about mandatory flying hours.

By , Wall Street Journal,

http://www.wsj.com/articles/advisory-panel-would-relax-rules-for-co-pilot-experience-1472808602

 

Delta pilots, seeking 37% raise, picket headquarters

The pilots, who held pickets at eight major airports in June, are at the Atlanta headquarters of the world’s No. 2 airline.
The pilots are not on strike, and the demonstrations are meant to call attention to their demands.

By , CNNMoney,

http://money.cnn.com/2016/08/26/news/companies/delta-pilots-pickets/

Foreign pilots cash in on Chinese airline boom

For foreign pilots looking for sky high salaries maybe Chinese airlines are the answer.

By China.org.cn, August 20 2016

http://www.china.org.cn/business/2016-08/20/content_39130436.htm

Chinese airlines poaching foreign pilots with lucrative pay offers

Facing a shortage of candidates at home, carriers are dangling lucrative pay packages at foreigners with cockpit experience.

By Angus Whitley, The Sydney Morning Herald, August 18, 2016

http://www.smh.com.au/business/aviation/chinese-airlines-poaching-foreign-pilots-with-lucrative-pay-offers-20160818-gqv9xy.html

United Airlines Pilots Get A Raise As Carriers Reel In Soaring Profits

One of the nation’s largest airlines is giving its pilots a healthy raise.

By Cole Stangler, International Business Times.com, January 22, 2016 — 1:20 PM EDT

http://www.ibtimes.com/united-airlines-pilots-get-raise-carriers-reel-soaring-profits-2276546

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