Oct 14, 2019
Financial Consequences for Airlines – Listen to the Latest Pilot Shortage Podcast
With demand outpacing supply, the US airline industry is facing financial headwinds from rising pilot costs and labor-related growth constraints. How high will costs rise, who will win, and who will lose? Listen to a Wall Street analyst, an aircraft manufacturer, and a labor economist discuss the implications of this problem. While major US...
Feb 23, 2017
A Man-Made Disaster: Pilot Shortage Review of 2016, Predictions for 2017
When the history of the pilot shortage is finally written, 2016 will be recorded as a pivotal year when opportunities to address the problem were squandered, more time was wasted, and the consequences and impacts of the pilot shortage became readily visible. The year will be remembered as the tipping point where a shortage of flight crews hit the...
Feb 01, 2017
Aviator Inventory Survey
February 2017 Aviator Inventory Survey
What Is the Aviator Inventory Survey? The Aviator Inventory Survey (AIS) is a twice-yearly sampling of over 200,000 licensed pilots in the United States. Developed by Flightpath Economics to inform the US aviation industry, the survey data contain a wealth of current and vital information to help airlines recruit and retain professional pilots....
Feb 26, 2014
Grounded: The Devastating Impact of the Pilot Supply Crisis
A growing shortage of qualified airline pilots is forcing the US airline industry to shrink, with debilitating economic consequences for smaller cities and towns. The negative economic impact may equal that of 9/11.