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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 Chris Isidore, CNNMoney, August 26, 2016: 8:39 AM ET

Shrinking Pool of Future Pilots Keeps Major Airlines on Edge

After coping with terrorism, bankruptcies and consolidation, the largest U.S. airlines are facing a new problem: They may start running out of pilots in as soon as three years. By Mary Schlangensteing and Michael Sasso,, June 29, 2016 — 5:00 AM EDT https://

Become a pilot. Seriously. It’s a great job.

It’s breathtaking. It’s soulful. You won’t take your work home. And aviation desperately needs you. By Mark Vanhoenacker,, May 31 2016 9:28 AM

Delta pilots seeking 40% pay hikes

Delta Air Lines pilots want a 40% pay hike over the next three years.. by Chris Isidore, @CNN Money, March 29, 2016: 1:52 PM ET

Pilot shortage hits U.S. regional airlines

Mid-sized and regional airlines in the U.S. are suffering from a pilot shortage that could threaten the health of the broader U.S. aviation industry. Channel NewsAsia, Mar 2016 14:25

Are Pilots Receiving Proper Training?

Recent reports indicate that pilots may not be receiving proper training. Airline Pilot Central, February 10, 2015, 2016

Pilots Demand a Larger Slice of Airline Pie

Cash-flush carriers are trying to seal deals with aviators, but unions want to make up for years of concessions. by Justin Bachman, Bloomberg Business, January 13, 2016

Delta Seeks Big Payday

Delta’s Pilots Seek Big Payday as Airline’s Earnings Surge By Michael Sasso, Bloomberg Business, December 31, 2015, 2:04 PM EST

American Airlines Pilots’ Pay Up 23% in Tentative Contract

American Airlines Group Inc’s pilots union accepted a sweetened tentative agreement that would provide an immediate 23 percent pay increase to pilots. By Mary Schlagenstein, Sunday, January 4, 2015,

Airline Pilots Today: Less Glamor But Returning Stability

After a lost decade, wages are rising, but the bottom rung for co-pilots is very low. By Jan-Arwed Richter, Associated Press, Sunday, April 12, 2015,