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United, Delta, and American Airlines need pilots so badly, they’re making it easier than ever for newbies to land top flying jobs – Times News Express
Major carriers, including United and Southwest, are trying new tricks to recruit badly-needed pilots. American airlines are facing a very real shortage of people who can fly their planes, and it’s not just because an estimated 5,000 US airline pilots retired early...
Airlines facing a new pilot shortage as planes, but not personnel, return: Travel Weekly
Some U.S. airline operations were constrained this summer as carriers worked to catch up with training for pilots who were on leave during worst days of the Covid-19 crisis. But experts expect the return of a more structural pilot shortage in the coming years as...
Airlines hiring record numbers of pilots | Crain’s Chicago Business
From furlough warning to promotion in a year: Voluntary exits during COVID compound a loomi... Subscription Required Source
Travel Is Bouncing Back Strong, and Airlines Are Racing to Keep Up – WSJ
PHOTO: DAVID ZALUBOWSKI/ASSOCIATED PRESS Passengers have flocked back to airports more quickly than airlines anticipated, triggering headaches like delayed and canceled flights and highlighting the complexity of resurrecting the industry after more than a year of...
Ace your online airline pilot interview – AOPA
You completed college and got good grades, learned to fly with no failures along the way, have a clean driving record, and finally built the required 1,500 flight hours, and now an airline wants you to talk about it in a Zoom call—Argh! Source
Tips to prepare virtually for your online pilot interview – AOPA
Pilot hiring is coming back strong with major and regional passenger airlines opening their application windows and scheduling and conducting interviews. Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, cargo, corporate, fractional, and charter operators continued to hire....
The 2021 outlook for aviation recruitment: Seeking a recruitment revival | FlightJobs
There is no doubting the fact that 2020 was one of the toughest years ever for the aerospace and aviation industries. Cancelled flights, job furloughs and losses, carriers ceasing trading completely despite many governments doing their best to help – it was all there....
Analysis-Debate over pulling fuses widens regulatory cracks on 737 MAX | WKZO | Everything Kalamazoo | 590 AM · 106.9 FM
(Reuters) – Boeing’s 737 MAX is set to return to the skies in Canada with a local twist in the cockpit, after Ottawa became the last major Western regulator to lift a 20-month safety ban. Small print in Thursday’s Transport Canada announcement sheds light on a...
A Conversation With Kit Darby
CAT Editor-in-Chief Rick Adams, FRAeS, talks with Kit Darby, one of the leading experts on professional pilot careers about the state of the North American aviation market – recovery, retirements, furloughs, pay packages, and advice for moving to the head of the queue...
CNBC – A flood of job losses looms as airline industry struggles in pandemic
Many airline jobs have been protected by $25 billion in federal payroll support. More than 75,000 U.S. airline employees have been warned their jobs are at risk. Support has grown for another $25 billion in aid. Read More
A flood of job losses looms as airline industry struggles in pandemic
Just as the U.S. labor market shows signs of recovery, tens of thousands of airline workers are preparing themselves for economic pain from the coronavirus pandemic to come in the months ahead. Source
US Airline Pilot Job Market Recovery – 2020 and beyond
US Airline Pilot Job Market Demand - Majors, Regionals, Fractionals and more. Future pilot retirements and market growth. Minimum and average qualifications and experience. Career values for pay, benefits, and retirement. Source
Stay Or Go? Older Pilots’ Decisions On Early-Out Offers Will Impact The Futures Of Thousands – Forbes Magazine
The nation’s oldest airline pilots – typically those between the ages of 60 and 65 – are fast approaching deadlines for making decisions whether to accept early retirement offers that could put as much as $982,000 into their pockets now while also potentially saving...
Résumés for professional pilots – AOPAForums
A résumé is a detailed summary of your work experience and qualifications, and it is the most important tool for your job search. Your résumé serves several purposes. The résumé represents you, the applicant. It is your image on paper or online. Thus, your résumé...
Change in the Air | 2020-07-07 | Halldale Group
Airlines around the world are beginning to ramp up operations again. CAT Editor Rick Adams, FRAeS, outlines some of the considerations for pilots, cabin crew and maintenance technicians and the retraining required for restarting the engines. Source
In a shift, Boeing says pilots need simulator training before flying the 737 Max
By Lori Aratani, The Washington Post, Jan 7, 2020 7:01 PM EST In an abrupt shift, Boeing said Tuesday it is recommending that all 737 Max pilots undergo simulator training before they resume flying the jets — a decision that could further delay the plane’s return to service. https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/trafficandcommuting/in-a-shift-boeing-says-pilots-need-simulator-training-before-flying-the-737-max/2020/01/07/97c399ee-3181-11ea-91fd-82d4e04a3fac_story.html
Is Peter Weber Rich? The New Bachelor Is a Pilot and Makes Good Money
By Laura Rizzo, Life & Style magazine, JAN 1, 2020 3:00 PM While watching clips of him fly in a private plane and travel around the world you may wonder: Is Peter Weber rich? The newest Bachelor star actually does have a job as a pilot for Delta in the ~real world,~ and it seems […]
Over 120,000 airline workers want raises as profits rise for 10th year
By Leslie Josephs, CNBC, Thu, December 26 2019, 3:44 PM EST U.S. airlines are headed for their 10th consecutive year of profitability and their employees, from pilots to catering workers, are demanding higher wages and better benefits. https://www.cnbc.com/2019/12/26/airline-labor-unions-for-pilots-flight-attendants-want-raises-in-2020.html
Pilot shortage affects mainline financial performance
By payloadblogger, Pay Load Connector, December 15, 2019, 12:12pm Many suggest the pilot shortage only impacts the regional airline industry, but its effect extends to mainlines, LCCs and ULCCs and goes far beyond putting qualified bodies on the flight deck of passenger and cargo carriers.