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Major Airline Pilot Hiring 2011 by MonthReturn to Hiring History

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

AirTran Airways
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16

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

16

Alaska Airlines
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0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

6

6

American Airlines
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0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Continental Airlines
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0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Delta Air Lines
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0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

FedEx
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0

0

0

13

20

0

19

19

19

15

12

6

16

139

JetBlue
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33

26

26

28

18

20

20

16

36

25

22

30

1

275

Southwest Airlines
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68

60

60

60

0

0

20

36

18

0

0

0

0

262

United Airlines
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0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

UPS Airlines
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0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

TOTALS 117 86 86 101 38 20 59 71 73 40 34 36 23 698


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17

AirTran Airways

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

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3

Alaska Airlines

Alaska Airlines hired 0 pilots in December. Pilot hiring is suspended indefinitely.

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357

American Airlines

Hired 0 pilots in December. Recalled all of the 1,247 pilots on furlough. Pilot hiring is suspended indefinitely.

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6

Continental Airlines

See United Airlines listing.

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7

Delta Air Lines

Hired 0 pilots in December. Pilot hiring is suspended indefinitely.

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9

FedEx

Hired 52 pilots in December. FedEx reports that they will aim to hire 36 new pilots January 2021, and increase that number to 52 pilots a month in February until their staffing needs are met. Pilot Counseling Services provides FAPA members a $25 discount on interview preparation for FedEx interviews.

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34

JetBlue

Hired 0 pilots in December. Pilot hiring is suspended indefinitely.

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11

Southwest Airlines

Hired 0 pilots in December. Pilot hiring is suspended indefinitely.

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12

United Airlines

Hired 0 pilots in December. Pilot hiring is suspended indefinitely. Reached agreement with ALPA preventing furloughs until June 2021.

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13

UPS Airlines

Hired 7 pilots in December. UPS reports that they have a soft target of recruiting 300 pilots in 2021. Pilot Counseling Services provides FAPA members a $25 discount on UPS interview preparation.

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