Tag: technicians

airBaltic to Recruit 50 Technicians in 2019

Reading Time: 1 minute Latvian airline airBaltic continues its expansion and is looking to attract 50 technicians in 2019 for its maintenance facilities at Riga International Airport and Tallinn Airport. Andris Vaivads, SVP Technical Operations of airBaltic: “We are improving our maintenance capabilities, and plan to perform C checks on the Airbus A220-300 by the end of the year […]

Demand for Aviation Personnel in Asia Pacific Skyrockets

Reading Time: 2 minutes Boeing reports that the Asia Pacific region will have the greatest global demand for new civil aviation personnel over the next 20 years. The region is projected to account for 33 percent of the global need for pilots, 34 percent for technicians and 36 percent for cabin crew. The 2018 Boeing Pilot & Technician Outlook […]

Boeing Forecasts 1.2 Million Pilots and Technicians Needed by 2036

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing released its 2017 Pilot and Technician Outlook at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh and projects a demand for more than 1.2 million pilots and technicians over the next 20 years. Now in its eighth year, the outlook is a respected industry study that forecasts the 20 year demand for crews to support the world’s growing commercial […]

Increased Hiring, Wages Pressure U.S. MRO Costs

Reading Time: 2 minutes Maintenance cost per flight hour edged up in 2016 for most U. S. airlines. As a group, the three network airlines, American, Delta and United, paid $1,032 per flight hour for their mixed fleets, up 1.7% from 2015. American and United paid the most, $1,175 and $1,000 per flight hour, respectively. Delta paid the least, […]

Over 35 000 Aircraft And 530 000 Pilots To Be Needed In The Next 20 Years

Reading Time: 2 minutes The world’s passenger aircraft fleet above 100 seats is set to more than double in the next 20 years to over 40,000 planes as traffic is set to grow at 4.4 percent per year, according to Airbus’ latest Global Market Forecast 2017-2036. Over this period, increasing numbers of first time flyers, rising disposable income spent […]

Boeing Forecasts Increased Demand for Airline Pilots, Technicians in Asia-Pacific

Reading Time: 2 minutes Boeing unveiled its 2016 Boeing Pilot & Technician Outlook for the Asia-Pacific region, projecting that more than 500,000 new pilots and technicians will be needed to support the expanding demand for new airplane deliveries over the next two decades. The outlook, a leading industry forecast of aviation personnel demand, anticipates the need for 248,000 new […]