Airline pilots: Is there an actual shortage or are employers not paying enough?

Jul 31, 2018
Seth Kaplan, managing partner at Airline Weekly, joined us to talk about the labor pool for airlines.
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Desperately need pilots? Try paying them more

Sep 16, 2016
Two regional American Airlines subsidiaries are raising pilot pay to counter the shortage.
Two American Airlines subsidiaries, PSA Airlines and Envoy Air, will increase pay for regional pilots.
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Drones rule: FAA makes commercial drones legit

Aug 29, 2016
Regulations governing commercial drone use take effect Monday.
A drone is flown for recreational purposes in the sky above Old Bethpage, New York.
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Hollywood takes a gamble during TV pilot season

Feb 8, 2016
Pilot season in Hollywood means networks vying for new shows.

A Boeing 747 pilot writes a love letter to flight

Jun 2, 2015
Chatting with Mark Vanhoenacker about his book "Skyfaring: A Journey With a Pilot"

When horses fly

Jun 2, 2015
Leg room costs extra on flights, whether you have two feet or four.

Star in a TV pilot? You should sign a pre-nup

Mar 11, 2014
It's pilot season in Hollywood, and the best deals are put-pilot commitments.

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How a pilot shortage could impact consumers

Nov 23, 2012
Flying used to be a glamorous job, but today's pilots work long hours for less pay. What does a shortage of pilots in the commercial airline industry mean for the future of flying and ticket prices?