The pilot shortage has airlines coaxing pilots to leave their jobs flying for private businesses.
Lufthansa launched a ‘flybig’ recruitment campaign to hire more than 2,000 pilots.
AirJapan, the new subsidiary of All Nippon Airways, is hiring pilots and crew.
Emirates is hiring qualified Airbus A380 pilots.
New Saudi Arabian flag-carrier Riyadh Air is recruiting 700 pilots to begin service in early 2025.
Southwest Airlines has launched a pilot recruitment program.
There is an increase in the hiring of South Korean airline pilots as the airline industry returns to normal after the pandemic.
Flying Magazine reports that the aviation industry needs to recruit 1.3 million new professionals, from pilots to aircraft mechanics, over the next 10 years.
WestJet pilots can expect a 24% salary increase over the next 4 years.
Air France – KLM is addressing its pilot shortage by launching a new cadet program recruitment program.