Airline dedicates aircraft to the Adopt-A-Pilot Program that has inspired thousands of fifth-grade students with an early interest in aviation
In addition to training new ab initio pilots, SWISS will be recruiting trained first officers with or without a current type rating for the next few years.
SWISS is to resume the recruitment and training of new pilots from 2023 onwards. The training will be provided by the European Flight Academy, which is operated by Lufthansa Aviation Training. SWISS student pilots can also take advantage of financial training support.
United Airlines today announced the largest widebody order by a U.S. carrier in commercial aviation history: 100 Boeing 787 Dreamliners with options to purchase 100 more
Spirit Airlines and CAE today recently announced the launch of the Spirit Wings Pilot Pathway program that aims to expand the carrier’s pipeline of highly skilled, professional pilots. The program, located at CAE’s flight academy in Phoenix, Arizona, will put graduates on the fast track to a successful career as a Spirit Pilot.
Air Canada and CAE today (Oct. 25, 2022) announced the two Montreal-based global aviation companies are joining together to advance diversity in aviation doubling the number of 2023 Captain Judy Cameron Scholarships granted to young Canadian women studying to become commercial pilots or maintenance engineers.
Horizon Air’s more than 700 pilots, who are represented by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT), voted to ratify a new agreement aimed at supporting the company’s pilots and retaining talent as mainline airlines continue hiring pilots away from regional airlines at record levels.
One of Europe’s fastest-growing airlines is to introduce a fixed roster pattern for pilots and cabin crew as it seeks to shake off criticism over how it treats staff and attract new recruits to fill a growing number of vacancies across the continent.
In its latest update on pilot shortages in the aviation sector, global management consultancy Oliver Wyman has found that, as air travel continues to recover this year, the demand for airline pilots will outstrip supply in most regions globally between 2022 and 2024, with the Middle East feeling the effects first.