Breaking Airline News
A compilation of some of the leading airline news stories for May 22, 2018. Click on title to read entire story.
Pilot-hungry airlines are raiding flight schools — creating a shortage of instructors to train the next generation
Airlines’ insatiable demand for pilots threatens to sabotage flight schools’ ability to train new ones. Carriers are raising wages and hoarding every available pilot — including the instructors schools rely on to teach incoming students.
– The Washington Post
The price of jet fuel is surging, but so far the airline industry has been so competitive that carriers haven’t been able to pass on much of the cost to consumers.