What’s missing from the debate over the 1,500-hour rule
There’s no clear relationship between pilot time and safety outcomes. If the U.S. is to return...
Pilot shortage solutions are plentiful but politically improbable
The only viable solution to solve the U.S. pilot shortage may end up being less flying.
Impact of the pilot shortage will cascade far beyond empty cockpits
After an overflowing 2022 with record fares, there’s a very real threat to airline health.
The pilot shortage is spreading beyond the regional airlines
Despite a lack of pilots, the airline industry can’t even agree there’s a shortage.
A very real pilot shortage threatens to upend the U.S. airline recovery
Regional airlines are acutely exposed to the new shortage.
FedEx and Sikorsky quietly begin single-pilot tests for cargo airliners
A modified ATR 42 began flight trials last week in Connecticut as part of an effort to test technology...
The hard and frustrating math behind airline pilot furloughs and buyouts
The nuanced economics of airline furloughs.