Articles tagged “airline pilots”

U.S. Airlines Struggle to Attract Diverse Pilot Candidates

U.S. Airlines Struggle to Attract Diverse Pilot Candidates

Jennifer Zabasajja, Bloomberg

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.

2 months ago