Is U.S. Airline Pilot Shortage Real?

Credit: Boeing
As with the contentious topic of global warming, opinions about “pilot shortage” run the gamut from ardent believers to staunch skeptics, the latter most notably embodied by the U.S.’s largest pilot union. Both sides agree, however, that the way forward for pilot hiring will be different than in the...
Adrian Schofield

Adrian is a senior air transport editor for Aviation Week, based in New Zealand. He covers commercial aviation in the Asia-Pacific region.

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