March 11, 2016| 8

The Growing Pilot Problem is Getting Worse for Regional Carriers

Anders Clark Republic Airways recently filed for bankruptcy , but few people were aware of it. That’s in part because Republic Airways is not a recognized name in air travel. However, many people fly with Republic on a regular basis and just aren’t aware of it. Republic operates a variety of flights for Delta Connection, United Express an …

February 29, 2016| 16

Continuing Pilot Shortage Causes Airline to File for Bankruptcy

Anders Clark Don’t think the continuing pilot shortage is having an effect on the aviation industry ? Tell that to Republic Airways, a major feeder airline who has just declared bankruptcy in New York. Republic flies smaller regional jets for three major carriers, Delta Airlines , American Airlines and United Airlines . And they say that the cont …

December 8, 2015| 25

What to Expect for a Starting Commercial Airline Pilot Salary

Jennifer Payne Pilots have been underpaid, leading to overworked and fatigued pilots, which creates a shortage of qualified applicants . Has aviation finally learned that low wages are hurting the industry?  It first needs to be clarified that this is the starting commercial airline pilot salary for all pilots. At the beginning of every pilot’s caree …

October 13, 2015| 54 0

Pilot Shortage: What Should the Aviation Industry Do?

With a thirty-five percent increase in global travelers, there are more than half a million  aviation positions currently available for qualified pilots. The aviation industry is working hard to meet that demand, but experts are saying there may be a serious pilot shortage . Both fixed wing and helicopter pilots are required and, in addition, many pi …

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