Airlines Choose Different Paths For Keeping Pilots Ready

Air France KLM aircraft
Air France ensures pilots have at least two flights or simulator sessions per month to maintain skills.
Credit: Air France
As the global travel downturn led passenger airlines to park aircraft, flight operations departments faced a conundrum: how to cut costs immediately while keeping pilots ready to return promptly when demand improved. A range of variables resulted in a multiplicity of approaches as carriers weighed...

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