FAPA.aero | Pilot Hiring History - 2020
Objective & Independent Advice for Professional Pilots   |    800.JET.JOBS (800.538.5627)
   |  

Pilot Job Market & Interview Prep

Major Airline Pilot Hiring 2020 by MonthReturn to Hiring History

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

Alaska Airlines
View Notes

27

15

15

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

57

Allegiant Air
View Notes

32

37

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

69

American Airlines
View Notes

120

106

128

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

354

Atlas Air
View Notes

19

5

10

53

30

70

30

60

26

27

33

17

380

Delta Air Lines
View Notes

121

140

149

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

410

FedEx
View Notes

0

0

8

10

19

24

24

24

56

40

8

52

265

Frontier
View Notes

49

46

46

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

141

JetBlue
View Notes

49

21

17

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

87

Southwest Airlines
View Notes

0

28

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

28

Spirit Airlines
View Notes

60

66

62

27

10

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

225

United Airlines
View Notes

113

40

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

153

UPS Airlines
View Notes

28

14

23

21

5

19

19

52

16

8

17

7

229

TOTALS 618 518 458 111 64 113 73 136 98 75 58 76 2398


Notes:

3

Alaska Airlines

Alaska Airlines hired 37 pilots in December for a total of 608 in 2022.

Top


47

Allegiant Air

Hired 8 pilots in December for a total of 230 pilots in 2022. Quick Link

Top


357

American Airlines

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

Top


22

Atlas Air

Hired 52 pilots in December for a total of 910 pilots in 2022. Atlas Air will pay you to “earn your wings”! They’re highly committed to having the best fly with them and have created pathways to make sure they can. Through their Pathway To Success First Officer Trainee Program, these benefits start right away for trainees and include a $2,000 per month stipend, transportation and accommodations, medical benefits, 401(k), ATP/CTP course and ATP written exam, ATP check ride and prep and an intro to Boeing course. Upon successful completion of their comprehensive training program, candidates with a restricted ATP may transition to the 737, and those with an unrestricted ATP may become eligible for wide body fleets. Interested candidates should click here to apply. Atlas will be exhibiting at FAPA's Pilot Job Fairs in Los Angeles, CA; Atlanta, GA; Miami, FL; Honolulu, HI; Denver, CO and Dallas, TX this year.

Top


7

Delta Air Lines

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

Top


9

FedEx

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

Top


29

Frontier

Hired 50 pilots in December for a total of 562 in 2022.

Top


34

JetBlue

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

Top


11

Southwest Airlines

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

Top


43

Spirit Airlines

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

Top


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.

Top


13

UPS Airlines

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

Top