Articles tagged “SkyWest Airlines”

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

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

U.S. Transportation Secretary Pitches Federal Support to Ease Pilot Shortage

The federal government finally recognizes that there is a shortage of pilots in the U.S. But beyond platitudes, there are few new funds directed at easing it yet.

U.S. Transportation Secretary Pitches Federal Support to Ease Pilot Shortage

Airlines

U.S. Airlines Grapple With Having No Easy Fixes for Pilot Shortages

Accepting that there is a pilot shortage in the U.S. is only the first step to fixing the problem. The next is producing more pilots but that, even with big names like Alaska and United working on it, will take several years.

U.S. Airlines Grapple With Having No Easy Fixes for Pilot Shortages

Airline Weekly

SkyWest Drops Flights to 29 Small Cities as Pilot Shortage Worsens

The U.S. pilot shortage could imperil air service to smaller cities as airlines prioritize flights to larger metropolitan areas. The latest proof of this developing trend is that regional carrier SkyWest is planning to stop flying to 29 cities as it struggles to find pilots to operate its flights.

SkyWest Drops Flights to 29 Small Cities as Pilot Shortage Worsens