U.S. Airlines Brace For Prolonged Pilot Shortage

United Airlines aircraft
United Airlines expects the shortfall to last at least five years.
Credit: Joepriesaviation.net
Most U.S. airlines are marching toward profitability in the second quarter, but those celebrations are being tempered by a worsening pilot shortage that will be an overhang for years to come. Before the COVID-19 pandemic began, the shortage was firmly entrenched in the U.S. industry, and the early...
Lori Ranson

Lori covers North American and Latin airlines for Aviation Week and is also a Senior Analyst for CAPA - Centre for Aviation.

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