Pilot Jobs Shortage of Pilots Begins

Is the shortage of pilots that was forecasted and anticipated for the future here already? Where are the pilots? Wall Street Journal’s News Hub video series reported on 2/3/2014 that airlines have already had to cut regional flights due to lack of pilots. Over the weekend United Airlines announced that it cut 60% of departures from Cleveland because the their affiliate that flies out of Cleveland couldn’t fill pilot jobs and it is a less busy hub anyway. Great Lakes Airlines, flying out of the mid-west, is cutting service in six small cities there that have no other carriers due to inability to fill pilot jobs. Why is there a […]