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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 37 pilots in December for a total of 608 in 2022.

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357

American Airlines

Hired 0 pilots in December for a total of 1,941 in 2022.

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7

Delta Air Lines

Hired 163 pilots in December for a total of 2,392 pilots in 2022.

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9

FedEx

Hired 18 pilots in December for a total of 599 in 2022.

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34

JetBlue

Hired 47 pilots in December for a total of 826 in 2022. Reached an agreement to purchase Spirit Airlines.

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11

Southwest Airlines

Hired 170 pilots in December for a total of 1,140 in 2022.

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43

Spirit Airlines

Hired 62 pilots in December for a total of 995 in 2022. Spirit agreed to purchase by JetBlue Airways.

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12

United Airlines

Hired 108 pilots in December for a total of 2,500 in 2022. Announced plans to hire 10,000 new pilots by 2030.

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13

UPS Airlines

Hired 11 pilots in December for a total of 425 in 2022. Quick link for positions. Quick Link

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