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17th
OCT

U.S. Army Still Tackling Pilot Shortage

The U.S. Army says its biggest challenge in addressing the global pilot shortage is retaining pilots who are mid-career level warrant officers.

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8th
OCT

United Airlines Aims To Recruit 10,000 Pilots In Next Decade

Citing a need for 10,000 new pilots in the next decade, United Airlines announced a new Aviate pilot recruitment program.

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8th
OCT

New UK MRO Entrant Leverages In-House IT


Since beginning operations in September 2018, as an offshoot of technical recruitment company Morson Group, Morson Aircraft Engineering Services (MAES) has built up its line maintenance presence across the country in a short space of time.

Its latest station at Bristol Airport, set up in summer 2019, is its seventh – adding to locations at Belfast, Birmingham, East Midlands, London Gatwick, Glasgow and Newcastle airports.

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4th
OCT

Fast 5: UK MRO's New Kid on the Block


Why did the Morson Group, which specialized in aviation and technical recruitment, decide to enter the MRO segment? 

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2nd
OCT

Pilot Pipeline Seeks Boost From Women Candidates

Convincing more women to pursue careers as pilots would help ease a supply crunch that could soon threaten even the largest airlines in the U.S., two pilot-workforce experts said.

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30th
SEP

Gulfstream Reducing Workforce To Realign Business

Gulfstream is reducing jobs as it realigns its business, but it is too soon to say how many positions will be impacted, a spokeswoman said.

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20th
SEP

Honeywell?s Convair Testbed Bows Out Of Service

Honeywell?s Convair CV-580 flying testbed has had a career that included a key role in the evolution of industry?s most important safety avionics developments.

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19th
SEP

FAA: Air Traffic Controller Training Ramp-up Advances

A new initiative to increase the amount of time U.S. air traffic controllers spend in on-the-job training (OJT) is off to a promising start, a top FAA air traffic official said.

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19th
SEP

Air Traffic Controller Training Ramp-up Progressing, FAA Says

A new initiative to increase the amount of time U.S. air traffic controllers spend in on-the-job training (OJT) is off to a promising start, a top FAA air traffic official said.

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19th
SEP

Mitsubishi Aircraft To Set Up SpaceJet Office Near Montreal

Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp. plans to establish a footprint in the Montreal area, with the goal of creating 100 jobs in the first year focused on certification and entry into service of the SpaceJet family of regional jets.

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12th
SEP

Thales Alenia Space Unveils New Sat Amid Job Cuts

The new "Space Inspire" satellite is part of a trend toward software-defined spacecraft that also includes Airbus?s Onesat and Boeing?s 702X series.

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12th
SEP

NASA?s Texas Economic Impact Impressive, Comptroller Says

NASA?s Johnson Space Center (JSC) has a $4.7 billion annual impact on the overall Texas economy and supports more than 52,000 government and private sector jobs, according to a first-ever statewide assessment by Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar.

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10th
SEP

Need for Tailored Recruiting as Job Requirements Boom

An Aviation Week study shows A&D must better attract and retain talent.

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10th
SEP

Is All The Workforce Hype Helping A&D Hire And Recruit?

Workforce concerns are mounting despite a high-profile job training and spending campaign by the Trump administration. A new study shows A&D must better attract and retain talent.

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3rd
SEP

GKN To Shed Jobs In Restructuring

British aerostructure supplier GKN Aerospace plans to shed 1,000 jobs as it undertakes an international restructuring.

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3rd
SEP

American Preps for Fleet Changes with New Maintenance Hires


American Airlines is boosting its hiring for maintenance jobs to nearly 800 positions in 2019 with the recent announcement that it will add 400 jobs to its Tulsa, Oklahoma maintenance facility.

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30th
AUG

Delta Pilots Request U.S. DOT Review Of Delta-Aeroméxico JV

Delta Air Lines pilots are asking the U.S. Department of Transportation to review the Delta-Aerom xico transborder joint venture, saying the increased U.S. job and career opportunities promised by the alliance have failed to materialize.

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21st
AUG

New York Lawmakers Ask Unions, American To Save Area Jobs

New York?s 27 delegates to the U.S. House of Representatives have asked American Airlines and its mechanics? unions to reach an agreement that prevents jobs at New York-area airports from being shipped overseas.

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20th
AUG

Icon Aircraft To Slash Hundreds Of Jobs, Cut Production Rate

Icon Aircraft plans to cut hundreds of jobs and its A5 model production rate because of reduced demand and the loss of funding from its Chinese investors.

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20th
AUG

ACC Chief Prioritizes Retention, Recruitment

The U.S. Air Force is devising ways to attract new talent and retain what the head of Air Combat Command calls ?stressed? airmen.

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17th
AUG

U.S. Airline Employment: Regional Airlines Full-time Equivalent Employees By Month 2015 - 2019

View the U.S. Airline Employment: Regional Airlines Full-time Equivalent Employees By Month 2015 - 2019 chart in PDF format.

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15th
AUG

Companies, Schools Woo Potential Workforce In Oshkosh

Maintenance providers and technical schools double down on recruitment efforts at EAA?s annual aviation show
Maintenance providers and technical schools doubled down on recruitment efforts at EAA?s annual aviation show.

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10th
AUG

U.S. Airline Employment ? Network Airlines Full-Time Equivalent Employees By Month 2015 - 2019

View the U.S. Airline Employment: Network Airlines Full-Time Equivalent Employees By Month 2015 - 2019 chart in PDF format.

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9th
AUG

Fast 5: Embry-Riddle Launches Military Bridge Training Program


How is Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University working with the U.S. Defense Department to transition service people to civilian aviation maintenance careers?

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8th
AUG

LaudaMotion Warns Of Job Cuts If Efficiency Does Not Improve

Facing losses of ?50 million ($56 million) this year, Ryanair subsidiary LaudaMotion warned of job cuts if flight crews do not agree to changes that are needed to improve efficiency.

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