There has been quite a surge in the need for pilots, especially in South Florida due to the ideal year-round weather. It’s anticipated that over 30,000 pilots will retire within the next 6 years, mainly due to the mandatory retirement age of 65 for pilots. The shortage of pilots is especially dire for regional airlines as they lose out on prospective pilots due to their significantly lower salary, this has lead to some of these carriers partnering with colleges who offer pilot programs to streamline graduates into a job immediately after program completion.
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