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Major Airline Pilot Hiring 2015 by MonthReturn to Hiring History

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

Alaska Airlines
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24

22

22

22

24

24

34

31

14

20

0

0

10

225

American Airlines
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29

16

16

31

0

21

29

48

49

34

25

0

0

313

Delta Air Lines
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143

140

140

137

90

100

100

50

31

42

70

37

18

958

FedEx
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0

0

0

0

0

8

22

29

28

12

6

12

20

137

JetBlue
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22

37

37

28

15

47

9

10

20

5

35

29

32

289

Southwest Airlines
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0

0

0

0

0

0

0

58

58

40

40

40

40

276

Spirit Airlines
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22

18

18

14

22

22

22

22

28

28

28

32

16

274

United Airlines
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85

78

78

91

90

88

42

46

60

66

70

73

83

872

UPS Airlines
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0

13

13

12

11

16

0

0

26

7

0

0

0

85

TOTALS 325 355 355 335 252 326 258 294 314 254 274 223 219 3429


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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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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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43

Spirit 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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