Airline Pilot Demand Whipsaws Amid Pandemic Fluctuations

pilots in flight deck
The downturn interrupted pilot hiring, but the trend is expected to reverse very quickly.
Credit: Nelson Almeida/AFP/Getty Images
The global passenger traffic downturn has not altered long-term demand for pilots much, but changes at airlines to address short-term operational variations have disrupted their pipelines and proficiency protocols, creating new hurdles to clear as the recovery strengthens. Most airlines lured...

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