The Number of New Commercial Pilots Needed Will Blow Your Mind

You’re Not Going to Believe The Opportunities That Await Tomorrow’s Commercial Pilots

boeing forecasts 500,000 new jobs for commercial pilotsYou hear all the time about the pilot shortage. Sometimes you’ll hear old timers say that the shortage is a myth. Well, maybe these guys are just feeling the pressure from the young guys nipping at their ankles as they get set to retire. Maybe they are not aware that the economic recovery is in full swing, and that the aviation industry is back and better than ever. Or maybe they just haven’t read the most recent report issued by Boeing.

Because if they had read the Boeing report, they’d know that airlines are expected to need to hire about 500,000 pilots in the next 19 years if they want to meet global aviation demand. Yes, you read that right. That’s a half a million new pilot jobs. Not just half a million pilots total, but half a million new pilots. That works out to about 25,000 pilots per year.

With the retirement age for pilots set at a mandatory 65 years of age, new regulations requiring airlines to lengthen the amount of time that pilots have to rest, global industry growth and robust US aviation business, there’s a perfect storm of factors that create the ultimate, ideal job market for tomorrow’s commercial pilots.

When Boeing Is Talking About Opportunities for Commercial Pilots, You Can Rely On the Information

Boeing should know a thing or two about aviation growth, because they base their forecasts on industry trends related to how many aircraft airlines are buying, and are projected to buy.

This may be old news for many pilots, who have been witnessing the formation of the pilot shortage for years now, but the information is just now starting to trickle into the mainstream media.

One industry analyst quoted in that article reports that “The major U.S. airlines are just beginning the longest and largest pilot hiring binge in history.”

There’s practically never been better news for pilots.

The pilot of tomorrow will be expected to be highly trained, using the latest techniques on industry bellweather equipment. Upper Limit Aviation can offer students a competitive training program, partnered with incredible educational opportunities thanks to our relationships with accredited colleges and Universities, such as Mid South Community College and Southern Utah University.

Don’t delay your future, while there will be plenty of opportunities to go around, the best jobs always get filled first. If you’re ready to ride your ticket to future success, call 1-855-HELIEDU to find out what kind of opportunities Upper Limit Aviation can offer tomorrow’s commercial airplane pilots.

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