FAPA.aero | Pilot Hiring History

Pilot Job Market & Interview Prep

Pilot Hiring History Available

Each year, FAPA.aero records Pilot Hiring figures each month for select "Major" airlines. Please click on a link below to view the desired time period.

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Yearly

(2000-Present)

(1990-2000)

Meet the FAPA team

Louis Smith

Chairman and President of FAPA.aero

LouisSmith

Louis Smith, President of FAPA.aero, is a retired Northwest Airlines captain, completing his career flying the DC-10 on international routes.  Outside of the cockpit, Smith's vision has long been in managing businesses whose primary mission focused on publishing and organizing information that would help current and aspiring commercial pilots succeed in their career--before and after landing the cockpit job. Getting a job in commercial aviation requires more than stick-and-rudder skills, and Smith has spent the past 46 years assisting pilots in reaching their career goals by providing a one-stop shop for the information required to stay on top of this dynamic and complex industry.

Client Testimonials

Ryan

Hired at Delta Air Lines

Hi Judy, I flew the Tarver 1 Arrival into Reno the other day and, of course, thought of you. I hope you are well and finding time to relax although I'm sure you're swamped with interview prep. All is well at Delta. Best decision I've ever made. I'm on the A320 out of NYC and really enjoying it. Thank you for helping me get here. Enjoy the pic and hope you're doing great. Warm regards, Ryan