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Airline FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC YTD

AirTran Airways
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20

44

14

24

19

22

11

19

38

19

39

287

Alaska Airlines
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4

3

14

9

11

7

13

17

38

11

0

131

America West
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0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

American Airlines
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0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

ATA
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0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Continental Airlines
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64

64

44

8

8

24

24

64

64

48

48

544

Delta Air Lines
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10

24

25

13

50

50

50

60

60

25

25

392

FedEx
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12

8

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

38

JetBlue
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46

58

44

44

12

0

44

30

24

46

22

434

Northwest
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0

0

0

0

0

0

0

10

22

31

27

90

Southwest Airlines
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48

58

68

42

46

40

0

46

20

0

0

432

United Airlines
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0

0

0

0

0

0

0

20

30

30

40

120

UPS Airlines
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26

31

25

17

21

36

12

3

25

9

0

232

TOTALS 230 290 234 157 167 179 154 269 321 219 201 2700


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AirTran Airways

AirTran is not accepting new applications. See Southwest's listing for pilot hiring information.

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Alaska Airlines

Alaska Airlines hired 20 pilots in August.

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4

America West

America West is not accepting applications.

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357

American Airlines

Hired 156 pilots in August. Projecting 2300+ new pilots in 2022. Offering $150,000 in upgrade and retention bonuses with their wholly-owned partner airlines.

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5

ATA

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6

Continental Airlines

See United Airlines listing.

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7

Delta Air Lines

Hired 216 pilots in August.

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9

FedEx

Hired 59 pilots in August.

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34

JetBlue

Hired 71 pilots in August. Reached an agreement to purchase Spirit Airlines.

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10

Northwest

Northwest and Delta are now operating under one FAA Part 121 operating certificate.

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11

Southwest Airlines

Hired 38 pilots in August.

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12

United Airlines

Hired 263 pilots in August. Announced plans to hire 10,000 new pilots by 2030.

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13

UPS Airlines

Hired 40 pilots in August. Quick link for positions. Quick Link

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