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ATP’s Latest Airline Placements

Bojan Fredotovic, Corporate Operator

Corporate Operator hired ATP grad Bojan Fredotovic in June, 2014.

Victor Resendez, Corporate Operator

Corporate Operator hired ATP grad Victor Resendez in June, 2014.

Clint Bond, ExpressJet

ExpressJet hired ATP grad Clint Bond in June, 2014.

Walter Davey, Great Lakes Airlines

Great Lakes Airlines hired ATP grad Walter Davey in June, 2014.

Low-cost Carrier’s Profits Soar

Once again, low-cost and regional air carriers in the U.S. were more profitable than legacy carriers, according to data released Monday by the U.S. Department of Transportation. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

Air Travel Rebounded in May Above Pre-Recession Levels

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced international scheduled traffic statistics for May which showed an 11.7% increase in passenger traffic and a 34.3% jump in freight demand compared to May 2009. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

Cessna CEO Jack Pelton: Fewer Pilots a Problem

Jack Pelton, chairman, president and CEO of Cessna Aircraft Co., spoke Monday to the Aero Club of Washington, D.C. Among the topics Pelton hit upon was a lack of new pilots. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

Global Airline Profitability On The Horizon

Surging passenger and freight demand is propelling a dramatic improvement in the financial outlook for the global airline industry. Asian and U.S. carriers are leading the turnaround, and even Europe’s economic and volcano woes should not be enough to derail a return to profitability this year. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

American Airlines Sees 2nd-quarter Unit Revenue Up 16.5 to 17.5 Percent From a Year Ago

American Airlines expects second-quarter unit revenue to rise between 16.5 percent and 17.5 percent from a year earlier. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

Southwest Sees ‘Very Strong’ June Revenue Growth

Southwest Airlines is expecting “very strong” revenue growth in June, building upon the year’s momentum as travelers return to the skies after last year’s doldrums, said Laura Wright, the budget carrier’s chief financial officer. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

Airline Revenues to Take Off in 2010

The recovery in the global economy is expected to benefit the airline industry with unit revenues slated to rise in the second quarter of 2010. Rising fares, an improvement in international traffic and an overall recovery is expected to drive this growth. Last year’s economic downturn and the preceding year’s steep oil prices had adversely […]

Boeing to boost 737 production to 35 a month in 2012

Boeing will increase 737 production to 35 a month in early 2012, up from a previously planned goals, the company announced Tuesday. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

Colgan Air Hiring Pilots Now, Offers Preferential Interviews

Memphis-based Colgan Air has announced that it will be adding 15 new Bombardier Q400 aircraft to its fleet and is presently hiring pilots to fly them. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

Atlantic Southeast Airlines Recalls Furloughed Pilots to Support Expanding CRJ700 Fleet

Atlantic Southeast Airlines, a wholly owned subsidiary of SkyWest, Inc., is recalling 42 pilots in June as it adds four CRJ700 aircraft to its fleet. The additional aircraft will be integrated into Atlantic Southeast’s Delta Connection program. 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 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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