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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

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

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Allegiant Air

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

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American Airlines

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

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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.

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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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29

Frontier

Hired 50 pilots in December for a total of 562 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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