COVID-19 and the Airline Industry Effects on Pilot Hiring, Retirements, and Flight Training
Not unlike other historical events, the COVID‑19 pandemic has impacted demand for air travel, causing airlines to decrease flight and hiring activity. When airline hiring returns to normal, recruiters will be looking for the most qualified candidates. Pilots who start training and building their hours now will be among the most competitive, particularly if they have additional qualifications such as the ATP CTP.
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