Can Airline Flow-Through Agreements Benefit Your Pilot Career?

Sam Weigel offers pros and cons about flow-throughs and what they could do for your career progression.

Flow-throughs can add a layer of predictability to your career, but they’re not perfect. [iStock]

Ready to take that next step in your pilot career? FLYING contributor Sam Weigel’s got you covered with details about flow-through agreements between regional airlines and the majors.

Sam’s got tips for choosing a regional airline, including pros and cons about flow-throughs and what they could do for your career progression. They can add a layer of predictability to your career. 

Also, Sam offers a brief history and background on the issue, including his personal perspective. 

Sam Weigel has been an airplane nut since an early age, and when he's not flying the Boeing 737 for work, he enjoys going low and slow in vintage taildraggers. He and his wife live west of Seattle, where they are building an aviation homestead on a private 2,400-foot grass airstrip.

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