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Pilot Career Show Brussels: complex initiative to meet ever-greater demand for pilots
Published: 2018-08-20

The issue of global pilot shortage is starting to aggravate the aviation industry. Pilot strikes calling for improved working conditions is its latest representation. The core problems of the issue touch upon many related fields, particularly regarding pilot training, given that the number of graduate students is not able to meet the yearly demand in every region equally, including in Europe. 

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Five Ways Airlines of North America are Dealing with Empty Cockpits
Published: 2018-07-23

The looming dearth of pilots threatening global aviation is no news, however, the ratio it affects airlines differs from region to region, and so do subsequent measures taken to curb the shortage. Lack of pilots in North America is currently having the most negative impact on smaller regional airlines and Air Force. The scope of the problem is about to get enormous, though: North America takes the third position in the list of regions where the magnitude of the problem is the highest, trailing behind only Europe and Asia-Pacific. 

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Square up to the biggest aviation challenges: best initiatives of 2018
Published: 2018-07-03

Despite a steady growth in passenger and cargo numbers ever since 2010, aviation industry is bracing for potential turmoil ahead. Geopolitical instability, increasing fuel costs, uneven distribution of profits within the sector, thin net profit margins and pilot shortage - all threaten to shake up the industry. The upcoming Annual Aviation Industry Awards aim to recognize companies and initiatives taking up upon themselves to safeguard against the possible threats, awarding the best aviation players within ten categories. 

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AIR Convention bringing aviation industry giants to the Center of Europe
Published: 2018-06-21

When looking to discover new ideas, networking or just landing a big business deal, industry conferences seem like the best bet, especially in aviation, where most deals are done face-to-face. That’s where AIR Convention 2018 comes in. The international Aviation Industry Review conference, exhibition and awards, taking place in Vilnius, Lithuania on September 26-27th 2018, is specifically designed to optimize networking opportunities over the two days span.

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AviationCV.com: hard lessons of the lack of pilot’s personality assessment
Published: 2018-05-23

When it comes to finding the right pilot to fly commercial aircraft, experience in the cockpit is not enough. While aviators are now required to have at least 500 flight hours under the belt, not to mention work history and other documents, airlines are now looking for what is the best fit to their company – personality.

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Pilot Career Show – a new way to land a job as a pilot in a day
Published: 2018-04-27

Despite growing concerns over pilot shortage in global commercial aviation, kick-starting one‘s career as a professional aviator still poses its difficulties. Aside from the ever increasing requirements, training costs and strict regulation, landing a job in aviation is also time-consuming.  But a new type of pilot career fair – Pilot Career Show – is here to change that.

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New model of aviation job fair – Pilot Career Show
Published: 2018-04-19

Pilot Career Show, taking place in Amsterdam on May 10th, 2018, will bring together leading airlines and pilot schools to provide career opportunities for experienced pilots and aspiring flyers. 

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Want a top-notch web sales? Take advice from aviation start-up
Published: 2018-04-12

The millions of media channels available online mean a fierce competition for online-marketers, forcing them to fight tooth and nail to attract clients and land big advertising deals. Even in niche sectors, boosting web sales is just as difficult. And while there is no magic formula on how to go big overnight, there are a few basic steps to make your media sales go through the roof, as an aviation start-up can prove.

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The perks of smaller airlines for kick-start of pilot’s career
Published: 2018-04-03

Many in the aviation sector have at some point encountered operational disruption, as a result of the growing pilot shortage. Just this year airlines like Norwegian, Ryanair and Hong Kong Express had to cancel flights due to scarcity of pilots. As the increasing demand for air travel is only making the situation, worse, major airlines are now turning to aspiring pilots with zero flight hours in the bag. Industry giants like EasyJet, Aer Lingus or British Airways are luring young pilots with new career opportunities, but aviation-training professionals encourage the beginners to take smaller carriers in consideration, as they also have their fringe benefits. 

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