As reported by By Charisse Jones, USA TODAY, January 6, 2013, a pilot shortage is looming for US Airlines that could start this year. As the economy is slowly starting to rebound and new FAA rules start to become reality coupled with approximately 8,000 retiring pilots each year, the airline industry could be faced with a huge pilot demand. If the shortage does take effect, some experts are predicting that the major airlines with scoop up qualified pilot applicants and leave the regional airlines in a tail spin.
Pilots looking to seize the opportunity need to ready themselves now and be poised should the shortage become reality. Pilots need to re-look at their resumes posted at FlightLeveljobs.com and make sure they are up to date and current. All reported flight hours need to be current and accurate. If you have not yet posted your resume, upload it as soon as practical.
To read more about the potential shortage please refer to the USA Today article at: