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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

0

0

0

0

Allegiant Air
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0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

American Airlines
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0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Atlas Air
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32

40

38

46

30

41

0

0

0

0

0

0

227

Delta Air Lines
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0

0

0

0

0

16

0

0

0

0

0

0

16

FedEx
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36

56

56

60

64

68

0

0

0

0

0

0

340

Frontier
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0

0

0

0

0

34

0

0

0

0

0

0

34

JetBlue
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0

0

0

0

34

40

0

0

0

0

0

0

74

Southwest Airlines
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0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Spirit Airlines
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0

0

24

24

24

46

0

0

0

0

0

0

118

United Airlines
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0

0

0

0

99

155

0

0

0

0

0

0

254

UPS Airlines
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23

41

28

24

31

28

0

0

0

0

0

0

175

TOTALS 91 137 146 154 282 428 0 0 0 0 0 0 1238


          Figures in future months represent anticipated class sizes. Carriers that have not published a complete monthly breakdown may have a YTD total.


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Alaska Airlines

Alaska Airlines hired 0 pilots in June. No new classes announced

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Allegiant Air

Hired 0 pilots in June. All furloughed pilots were recalled. Allegiant has announced their plans for 184 new hire pilots. FO position currently intaking applications. Quick link for more info. Quick Link

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357

American Airlines

Hired 0 pilots in June. American Airlines has announced it is recalling all pilots with conditional job offers, resuming its flow programs, will hire an additional 350 pilots in 2021 and 1000 in 2022.

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Atlas Air

Hired 41 pilots in June. Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings Inc. Recruiting for all fleets; including the Southern Air brand: 747, 777, 767, 737. Atlas/Southern is planning to hire 450 pilots in 2021.

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7

Delta Air Lines

Hired 16 pilots in June and expects to hire another 25 in July and August. Expecting to hire 75 per month beginning in September.

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FedEx

Hired 68 pilots in June and expects to hire 60 pilots a month through October. Projecting a total of 560 new pilots in 2021.

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29

Frontier

Hired 34 pilots in June. Announced new pilot classes starting June 1 and expecting to hire 210 for the year. "Apply now for Frontier FO application.

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JetBlue

Hired an estimated 40 pilots in June.

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11

Southwest Airlines

Southwest Airlines started accepting pilot applications earlier this month and is planning to hire pilots for a December new hire class.

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43

Spirit Airlines

Hired 46 pilots in June. More classes are planned. FO position open for applications. Quick link for more info. Quick Link

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12

United Airlines

Hired 155 pilots in June. Announced classes of 100 or more each month through the end of 2021. Placed order for 270 new aircraft, marking the single greatest aircraft order in the company’s 95-year history and one of the largest aircraft orders ever. The company has also placed orders for 15 supersonic passenger jets and 100 electric aircraft.

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13

UPS Airlines

Hired 28 pilots in June. Expects to hire a total of 227 pilots in 2021. Quick link for positions. Quick Link

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