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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

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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40

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0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

72

Delta Air Lines
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0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

FedEx
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36

56

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0

0

0

0

0

0

0

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92

Frontier
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0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

JetBlue
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0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Southwest Airlines
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0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Spirit Airlines
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0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

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United Airlines
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0

0

0

0

0

0

0

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0

0

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UPS Airlines
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41

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64

TOTALS 91 137 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 228


          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 February.

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Allegiant Air

Hired 0 pilots in February. All furloughed pilots were recalled.

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357

American Airlines

Hired 0 pilots in February.

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Atlas Air

Hired 40 pilots in February. Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings Inc. Recruiting for all fleets; including the Southern Air brand: 747, 777, 767, 737. Atlas/Southern is planning to hire 447 pilots in 2021. Will be attending FAPA's FREE virtual Pilot Job Fair Virtual on 5/26.

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7

Delta Air Lines

Hired 0 pilots in February. Propel college intake to open Fall 2021.

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FedEx

Hired 56 pilots in February. FedEx reports it will hire 52 pilots a month until their staffing needs are met. Projecting a total of 560 new pilots in 2021.

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29

Frontier

Hired 0 pilots in February. Frontier has 150 new Airbus planes on order as of Feb. 2021.

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34

JetBlue

Hired 0 pilots in February.

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Southwest Airlines

Hired 0 pilots in February.

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43

Spirit Airlines

Hired 0 pilots in February. Spirit is planning classes in March, April and May 2021 with candidates who were put in a hiring pool because of COVID. Currently FO position is open and accepting applications.

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12

United Airlines

Hired 0 pilots in February. Classes begin in May for 300 pilots whose classes were deferred in early 2019.

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13

UPS Airlines

Hired 41 pilots in February. UPS reports they expect to hire 227 pilots in 2021.

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