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As Americans start traveling again, airlines revive pilot hiring plans – CNBC

Airlines including United, JetBlue and Spirit have started or plan to resume hiring pilots.

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A rare sighting in the aviation industry over the past year is becoming more common: help wanted signs.
Several U.S. airlines have recently resumed hiring pilots or plan to this year, the latest sign the industry expects travel demand to continue rising.
Before the Covid pandemic hit, airlines were preparing for a wave of pilot retirements, which are federally mandated when pilots reach age 65. At American Airlines, for example, more than 7,200 of the airline’s more than 15,000 pilots are set to…

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