Monday, August 25, 2008
Pilot Hiring Halved in July, Regional Hiring Continues
Air Inc. reported that 78 out of 175 airlines that report are still hiring pilots. Southwest is the only major airline that is still interviewing pilots for their pool. Four national airlines and 10 jet operators are still hiring. Seventeen non-jet operators will be taking on new pilots and the crew leasing and foreign sectors are still adding crewmembers to their flight decks.