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Major Airline Pilot Hiring 2021 by MonthReturn to Hiring History

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

Alaska Airlines
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0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

42

60

55

157

Allegiant Air
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0

0

0

0

0

0

19

45

16

39

9

24

152

American Airlines
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0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

80

133

113

255

581

Atlas Air
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32

40

38

46

30

41

15

34

18

32

25

35

386

Delta Air Lines
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0

0

0

0

16

41

91

70

162

179

186

745

FedEx
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36

56

56

60

64

68

68

68

55

49

35

36

651

Frontier
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0

0

0

0

0

34

26

32

42

31

26

26

217

JetBlue
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0

0

0

0

34

34

39

36

72

71

36

83

405

Southwest Airlines
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0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

120

120

Spirit Airlines
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0

0

24

24

24

46

48

50

48

48

48

50

410

United Airlines
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0

0

0

0

99

155

170

230

181

173

180

92

1280

UPS Airlines
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23

41

28

24

31

28

27

27

53

11

9

20

322

TOTALS 91 137 146 154 282 422 453 613 635 791 720 982 5426


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Alaska Airlines

Alaska Airlines hired 69 pilots in April.

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Allegiant Air

Hired 13 pilots in April. Allegiant has announced their plans for new aircraft, new crew bases in Flint, MI and Appleton, WI, and 22 new routes. FO position currently intaking applications. Quick link for more info. Quick Link

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American Airlines

Hired 180 pilots in April. Projecting 2300+ new pilots in 2022. Offering $150,000 in upgrade and retention bonuses with their wholly-owned partner airlines.

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Atlas Air

Hired 67 pilots in April. Recruiting for all fleets; including the Southern Air brand: 747, 777, 767, 737.

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Delta Air Lines

Hired 199 pilots in March.

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FedEx

Hired 67 pilots in April. Recently dropped their college degree requirement for new hire pilots.

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29

Frontier

Hired 44 pilots in April. On February 7th, 2022, Frontier Airlines announced their plans to buy Spirit Airlines.

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34

JetBlue

Hired 26 pilots in April.

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11

Southwest Airlines

Hired 83 pilots in April.

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Spirit Airlines

Hired 74 pilots in April. On February 7th, 2022, Spirit Airlines announced that it would be merging with Frontier Airlines.

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12

United Airlines

Hired 107 pilots in April. Announced plans to hire 10,000 new pilots by 2030.

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13

UPS Airlines

Hired 45 pilots in April. Quick link for positions. Quick Link

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