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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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Meeting halfway: lack of pilots or lack of (good) employers?
Published: 2018-03-09

Pilot shortage is a boogeyman that haunts aviation industry. It is real, it is increasing and it is becoming difficult to ignore. But among the many solutions currently on the table, what is lacking attention is, perhaps, the simplest one: improving communication between airlines and pilots and providing new ways for the two sides to meet each other.

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Aviation in Eastern Europe – Lithuanian start-up surpasses Ryanair’s numbers
Published: 2017-12-22

At first glance, aviation industry in Eastern Europe may seem quite miniscule, however over the past few years this sector in the region experienced a significant growth spurt with some companies from countries like Lithuania now competing with industry giants. Just in a few years, recently founded Lithuanian company AviationCV.com providing aviation personnel recruitment solutions became the biggest free online aviation job board in the world.

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AviationCV.com: Bali Volcano - flight cancelations disastrous for airlines
Published: 2017-11-30

Hundreds of flights have been canceled and Bali international airport was shut down due to Volcano eruption in Bali. So far over 400 flights were cancelled stranding 59 000 travelers since the Bali's Ngurah Rai airport - also known as Denpasar International airport - closure on Monday because of falling volcanic ash. After reviewing the situation, the local government has reopened the airport on Wednesday; however, the authorities still warn that a major eruption of the volcano can occur anywhere between a few hours to a few days. The shut down has already caused a ripple effect throughout Indonesia with delays in other airports over connecting flights.

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Middle East – still one of the most desirable destinations for pilots
Published: 2017-11-29

Despite instability in the region, fluctuating oil prices and unpredictable politics, the Gulf region is still one of the most attractive destinations for aviation specialists. With the recent news of laptop bans, visa restrictions, a slowdown of the oil industry in the Middle East it may seem that the aviation industry in this region is stagnating. However, Dubai remains one of the top players in the industry and still attracts a significant amount of qualified specialists.

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