easyJet has outlined a strategy to progressively decarbonise and reduce noise from aviation operations. First, the low-cost airline will collaborate with US company Wright Electric aiming to operate short haul … Continued
Airbus continues to perservere with its A380, convinced that the poor-selling giant will come good for use at increasingly slot-constrained airports. At the Paris Air Show which opened today at … Continued
Just in time for the opening of this year’s Paris Air Show (19-25 June 2017), easyJet has taken delivery of its first Airbus A320neo (‘new engine option’) at the Airbus … Continued
Etihad Airways will begin a pilot recruitment drive across Europe in the coming months. It is the airline’s first major pilot recruitment initiative in two years with the airline looking for pilots to join both its Airbus and Boeing fleets.
Qatar Airways is holding a pilot recruitment event in Manchester in August 2016, looking for Captains and First Officers to pilot its growing Boeing and Airbus fleet.
Both Boeing and Airbus have recently predicted the need for as many as 617,000 new pilots over the next 20 years – airlines need to act now, says Sam Sprules, aviation recruitment expert.
Boeing’s 2016 Pilot & Technician Outlook, released in July at the EAA AirVenture Oshkosh fly-in convention, has stated a need for 617,000 new pilots from now until 2035.
In its first Global Services Forecast, Airbus has predicted that the number of new pilots needed by the year 2035 will top 560,000.