An American Airlines unit is offering $250,000 bonuses to attract pilots from freight and other carriers. FedEx, though, has a suplus.
After encouraging early retirement during the pandemic, the industry finds it has a pipeline problem.
Sixty U.S. airports have lost more than half of their flights since 2019, and 14 no longer have any commercial service.
The carrier is canceling regional routes in Ohio, New York and Iowa. Losing an airline can be tough on a city and its economy.
It’s not easy or affordable to become a pilot, so it's often out of reach for low-income students.
Seth Kaplan, managing partner at Airline Weekly, joined us to talk about the labor pool for airlines.