Articles tagged “airline pilots”

Airlines

Flight School Owned by a Retired Marine Is On a Mission to Help End the Pilot Shortage

As the travel recovery looks to ramp up for summer travel, a pilot shortage isn't helping any. The time to invest in pilots is at the pilot training level by making it easier to get loans, financing, and scholarships.

Flight School Owned by a Retired Marine Is On a Mission to Help End the Pilot Shortage

Coronavirus

Delta Is Bringing All Its Pilots Off the Sidelines: Will Passengers Follow?

Delta is taking a big chance with a forward-looking perspective by re-engaging pilots. Whether it's doing the right thing, or setting itself up for failure, will become much more clear in the months ahead.

Delta Is Bringing All Its Pilots Off the Sidelines: Will Passengers Follow?

Announcements

Will Vaccinated Flight Crews Help Airlines Sell Tickets?

Nearly a year into the pandemic, the world's airlines are still trying to find their footing as historically low numbers of travelers take to the skies. Is vaccinating crews and then making it part of an airline's marketing message one way to jumpstart a travel rebound?

Will Vaccinated Flight Crews Help Airlines Sell Tickets?

Airlines

Airlines Will Still Face Pilot Shortage Problem Even After Pandemic Downsizings

Pandemic job cuts won't solve the industry's longstanding issue of needing a new generation of pilots to replace those retiring. Now is the time for the airlines to do the right thing — open the field to a more diverse and inclusive pool of talent as they recover from the pandemic.

Airlines Will Still Face Pilot Shortage Problem Even After Pandemic Downsizings

Airlines

U.S. Airlines Struggle to Attract Diverse Pilot Candidates

Some U.S. airlines are doing something that was unthinkable just five years ago. They're training pilots from scratch through what are called ab initio programs. This gives airlines a much bigger say in the racial and gender diversity of pilot candidates. Over time, these training programs should help them ensure their flight decks look a bit more like America.

U.S. Airlines Struggle to Attract Diverse Pilot Candidates