Articles tagged “pilots shortage”

United Buys Flight Academy to Help Overcome Pilot Shortages

United Buys Flight Academy to Help Overcome Pilot Shortages

David Koenig, Associated Press

We've been hearing for a number of years about the pilot crisis in the aviation industry. United's move is a novel and pretty direct approach to try and solve the problem, but it won't be enough on its own.

4 months ago

Emirates to Hire Pilots From Etihad and Other Airlines With Cash Troubles

Emirates to Hire Pilots From Etihad and Other Airlines With Cash Troubles

Layan Odeh, Bloomberg

A lack of cockpit crew has been a factor in Emirates' moves to trim its number of flights. But the carrier may have a fix. A new memo shows that the Dubai giant has pinpointed 500 suitable applicants from airlines experiencing financial trouble.

1 year ago

Airbus Mulls Single-Pilot Flights as Artificial Intelligence Could Enable Autonomous Planes

Airbus Mulls Single-Pilot Flights as Artificial Intelligence Could Enable Autonomous Planes

Oliver Sachgau, Bloomberg

Airbus acknowledges that the "explainability" of artificial intelligence is an impediment to getting regulators to sign off on certain products. Passengers will definitely need some very good explainers, too.

1 year ago