U.S. Senate Committee Moves to Reject Pilot Retirement Age Hike

The Senate Commerce Committee voted 14-13 to reject a proposal raising the airline pilot retirement age to 67.
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JetBlue Looks to Trim Workforce

The airline confirmed that it is offering voluntary buy-out packages in several workgroups.
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Visionary Training Resources, CommuteAir Partner to Bring VR to Pilot Training

The airline is the first U.S.-based regional operator to utilize virtual reality technology in a training environment.
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Major U.S. Airlines Hire Fewer Pilots in 2023

Despite an overall reduction in pilot hiring trends, some airlines reported a record year in 2023.
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Thrive Aviation Joins Southwest’s Pilot Pathways Program

The private aviation firm will give potential pilots a direct pathway to the right seat at Southwest.
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Former American CEO’s New Charity Looks to Break Down Barriers

Doug Parker is on a new mission to remove some of the barriers to entry that exist for prospective careers in aviation.
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American Flies Gold Star Families to Orlando in Snowball Express Airlift

The Fort Worth-based airline donated 11 aircraft and 700 tickets as part of its annual event in partnership with the Gary Sinise Foundation.
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20,000th Airline Transport Pilot Graduates from ATP Flight School

The Dallas-based program has trained an industry-leading number of pilots in just a few years.
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How a 1926 Law Affects U.S. Airline Workers Today

As labor disputes heat up in the U.S. ahead of a busy holiday season, it is important to understand the key piece of ...
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United Doubles Down on Pilot Hiring, Sets New Record

The airline just had one of its highest ever months of hiring for new pilots.
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