During the depths of the Great Recession in 2009, U.S. airlines hired just 30 pilots, a record industry low. This year, they are on track to hire nearly 4,000, the most in the past 15 years. In fact, pilot hiring in 2016 “will set a new record,” according to Nevada-based FAPA.aero in its latest study. [Read more…]
LINCOLN, Neb. — Duncan Aviation recently welcomed 200 students, parents, counselors and teachers to its aviation career day, Adjust Your Altitude. The program was designed to educate, inspire and ignite students’ passion for the aviation industry, company officials said.
Advertisements for jobs in aviation increased 47% in January, February and March, compared to last year, while the number of jobs advertised in the second quarter has already surpassed last year’s numbers by 30%, according to Jeff Richards of JSFirm.com.
The sky was the limit recently as hundreds of young people interested in aviation as a career or hobby attended Pacific Aviation Museum’s Discover Your Future in Aviation.
Young people interested in aviation as a career or hobby will want to attend Discover Your Future in Aviation, to be held at the Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor Saturday, March 31, from 10 am to 4 pm.
This is the third year for the aviation conference, which promises to be a day filled with hands-on workshops and seminars, a career fair, and interactive science exhibits. [Read more…]
Officials at aviation job distribution network JSfirm say the first two quarters of this year should be a good time to find a job in the aviation industry. According to a report at Aviation International News, a hiring trends survey released by the Fort Worth, Texas-based company indicates that companies across the aviation spectrum hired more people than they cut last year and expect to hire additional personnel this year. The report quotes JSfirm manager Jeff Richards as saying 85% of companies surveyed expect to hire this year.
AAR has been selected by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office as aviation industry partner for a new education to careers strategy between the City Colleges of Chicago and private business to prepare residents for jobs in aviation.