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An airline is offering more than $180,000 in potential bonuses to recruit and retain pilots amid a massive shortagePilots employed at American Airlines' regional carrier subsidiary Piedmont Airlines can earn over $180,000 in retention bonuses. Elevate Pilot Careers is Piedmont's new retention program, offering current and new flight crew members a generous bonus for committing to the company. The tentative agreement was made in partnership with Air Line Pilot Association, the world's largest pilot union representing over 60,000 crewmembers, and company management. Piedmont said that the… (www.businessinsider.com) More...
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It's about time the front line essential, overworked, employees of an industry receive bonus payouts for their skills and dedication; versus bonuses to overpaid senior executives.
Unbelievable! Sure wish this was around when I was coming up.. kids would be crazy to not go for these programs.. fantastic..
Plenty of (non American) pilots available all over the world.
30 yrs younger and 150 lbs I'd be all over this. Sadly I'm 62 and Type II so all I can do is watch.
He, I'd sign up if they offered Free flight training and certification. All that can cost over $100,000 - meaning I'd go work to be a Airline Pilot for them if they offered to teach me to be a Pilot, for Free.
Pick me! Zero hours PIC, but very keen and could do with the dosh!