Articles tagged “pilot shortage”

Airline Weekly

Sun Country Flips to Loss as Pilot Shortages Limit Flying, Idle Planes

Sun Country Airlines' successful, diversified business model met its match in the pilot shortage.

Sun Country Flips to Loss as Pilot Shortages Limit Flying, Idle Planes

Airline Weekly

Regional Airline Contour Offers Big Lessons for Pilot Staffing Challenge

Is the pilot shortage U.S. airlines face only about the number of pilots, or are pay and quality of life part of it? The CEO of small Contour Airlines argues it's the latter.

Regional Airline Contour Offers Big Lessons for Pilot Staffing Challenge

Airlines

American Airlines Posts Record Revenues Despite Operational Issues

Business travel is back, flights are full, and the money is flowing in at American Airlines. All good, right? Not even close as operational and staffing issues are expected to linger.

American Airlines Posts Record Revenues Despite Operational Issues

Airline Weekly

SkyWest Airlines Finds a Bold Solution to Pilot Shortage — Launch a New Carrier

SkyWest Airlines wants to launch a new airline in order to continue serving small cities amid pilot shortage-driven cutbacks. It could work if the Department of Transportation signs off.

SkyWest Airlines Finds a Bold Solution to Pilot Shortage — Launch a New Carrier

Airlines

The Larger Impact of American Airlines Giving Regional Pilots a Big Pay Raise

Pilots at two of American Airlines regional affiliates now earn more than some of their peers at discounters like Spirit. This could be the change needed to fix the pilot shortage but it could come with unintended consequences.

The Larger Impact of American Airlines Giving Regional Pilots a Big Pay Raise

Airlines

American Airlines CEO Unconcerned by Potential U.S. Recession

American CEO Robert Isom is confident in a continued travel recovery even if the U.S. slips into a recession. That may defy economic logic but with red-hot demand going into the summer it's hard to see a significant drop in travel anytime soon.

American Airlines CEO Unconcerned by Potential U.S. Recession

Airline Weekly

Senator Lindsey Graham May Propose Raising U.S. Pilot Retirement Age

Raising the retirement age for U.S. airline pilots is seen as a temporary fix for the shortage airlines face. Legislation is likely to face stiff pushback from unions.

Senator Lindsey Graham May Propose Raising U.S. Pilot Retirement Age

Airline Weekly

Southern Airways May Have the Answer to the U.S. Pilot Shortage

U.S. regional Southern Airways Express CEO Stan Little thinks he has the answer to the pilot shortage with the airline's cadet program. But what makes Southern's offering different?

Southern Airways May Have the Answer to the U.S. Pilot Shortage

Airline Weekly

Mesa Airlines Suspends Outlook as Pilot Attrition Weighs Heavy

Regional carrier Mesa Airlines CEO Jonathan Ornstein is clear who is to blame for the U.S. pilot shortage: Congress. Rules implemented to make the skies safer have created the situation, he claims, crippling most regional airlines.

Mesa Airlines Suspends Outlook as Pilot Attrition Weighs Heavy

Online Travel

Airbnb Upgrades Search and More Travel Stories This Week

In Skift's top stories this week, Airbnb makes a major modification, Tripadvisor appoints a new CEO, and the endangered status of giraffes exposes the fragility of Africa's wildlife tourism.

Airbnb Upgrades Search and More Travel Stories This Week