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ATP’s Latest Airline Placements

Corey Simons, Ameriflight

Ameriflight hired ATP grad Corey Simons in April, 2014.

Cullen Bilgrav, Mesa Airlines

Mesa Airlines hired ATP grad Cullen Bilgrav in April, 2014.

John Steinberg,

USA Jet Airlines hired ATP grad John Steinberg in April, 2014.

Robert Steinberg,

USA Jet Airlines hired ATP grad Robert Steinberg in April, 2014.

Pinnacle Airlines & Colgan Air Traffic Grows in March

Pinnacle Airlines Corp. reported increases in March traffic for its Colgan and Pinnacle Airline subsidiaries. Both companies reported an increase in passenger traffic: Pinnacle’s passenger count increased 1 percent to 888,206 while Colgan’s count grew 15 percent to 224,649 passengers flown. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

Hawaiian Airlines Soars to $23.5 Million Profit

Hawaiian Airlines exceeded analyst’ estimates in the first quarter and posted a profit of $23.5 million. A 44.9 percent year-over-year decline in fuel prices more than offset weaker demand for Hawaii vacations. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

Discovering the Glass Cockpit DA40 Diamond Star

Yesterday I picked up the latest edition of Plane & Pilot Magazine and came across a great article about flying the Diamond DA40 Diamond Star. The Diamond Star has always been an airplane on the cutting edge of aircraft design. It has continued to evolve since its original certification over a decade ago. The DA40 […]

AirTran Recalls All Pilots and Flight Attendants

AirTran last week reported its highest first-quarter profit ever at $28.7 million and projected a profit for every quarter this year. On Friday AirTran announced that it is recalling all of the remaining pilots and flight attendants it had furloughed in 2008. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

Jet Blue and AirTran Report Profitable 1st Quarter

JetBlue Airways posted a first-quarter profit of $12 million, compared to a net loss of $10 million in the year-ago period, and predicted it will “earn a profit every quarter this year.” AirTran Airways posted a company record first-quarter profit of $28.7 million, reversed from a $35.4 million loss in the same period a year […]

Airline Industry Pulls Out of a Nosedive

As the airline industry returns to profitibility and begins to expand, there will be new oppurtunities for those who are trained and ready to take advantage of them. Look to the regional carriers to lead the way back to prosperity though according to Andrew Snyder of Today’s Financial News. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

Allegiant Air Nearly Triples First-Quarter Profit

Allegiant Air reported a first-quarter profit of $28.3 million, nearly three times the $9.7 million earned in the year-ago period. “We held our own in a challenging revenue environment, more than offsetting fare weakness with increased load factors,” CFO and MD-Planning Andrew Levy said. “At the right price we continue to find strong demand for […]

Three New CFIs Join ATP

ATP welcomes three of its Airline Career Pilot Program Graduates as new CFIs: Chris from ATP Phoenix Brian from ATP Jacksonville Adam from ATP Phoenix Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

SkyWest Expects $4.5-$7.5 Million First-Quarter Profit

Skywest Inc., the parent company of Skywest Airlines and Atlantic Southeast Airlines, reported that despite the cancellation of 750 flights this quarter it will report a first-quarter profit of $4.5-7.5 million dollars. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

American Airlines Purchases 76 new Boeing 737-800s

Bucking the trend of storing planes in the desert while riding out the global recession, American Airlines introduced the first of 76 new Boeing 737s it has just purchased. The new aircraft will fly on dozens of routes passing through Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

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Paul Templeton ATP Regional Jet Director

Paul Templeton is ATP's Regional Jet Program Director, and a regular contributor to PilotJobs.com. His extensive experience in the Regional Airline environment gives him insight into the continually changing status of the industry. He served as Captain for 12 years at Piedmont Airlines and was also Chairman of the Master Executive Council for ALPA, representing Piedmont Airlines.

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