Paul Templeton’s Regional Airline Pilot Jobs Blog

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.

US Airline’s Revenue High Enough to Balance Higher Fuel Costs

The largest United States Air Carriers reported increases in revenue, in most cases because of boosts in passenger fares. Operating revenues jumped $3.2 billion collectively for the large airlines, and every company except American Airlines parent AMR saw revenues climb in double digits, and they cut their operating loss from first quarter 2010. Did you […]

Despite Fuel Costs Southwest Airlines and JetBlue Report Increased Traffic and Make a Profit

Southwest Airlines reported passenger traffic increased 9.8 percent for the month of March. The percentage of available seats filled by passengers for the month improved 0.6 percentage points from last year. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

Atlantic Southeast Airlines and ExpressJet are Busy Hiring Pilots

One of the most interesting aspects of my job as Regional Jet Program Director for ATP is speaking with airline recruiters about hiring the graduates of our Regional Jet Standards Certification Program. Recently I have been speaking with a lot of recruiters as airline hiring builds momentum, and today I had a chance to speak […]

Airlines Soar In Spite of Spike in Oil Prices

The United States Airline industry has performed very well as of late, with many airlines reporting a speedy return to profitability after deep losses related to the worst economic recession in 80 years. The airlines are benefiting from a return in travel demand. Going forward airline industry experts expect airlines to solidify their turnaround despite […]

SkyWest Inc. Reports 50.3 Percent Increase in Combined Traffic for March

SkyWest Inc. said Monday that passenger traffic in March on its airlines rose 50.3 percent compared with a year earlier after it bought ExpressJet Airlines. The company reported that its combined, wholly-owned subsidiary airlines’ paying passengers flew 2.46 billion miles last month, compared with 1.63 billion miles a year earlier. Did you like this? Share […]

American Eagle’s March Passenger Traffic Rose 18.8 Percent

American Eagle Airlines boosted the number of flights being flown and increased passenger traffic by 18.8 percent in March compared to the same time period a year ago. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet – The Most Direct Path to the Airlines

For decades aspiring airline pilots have looked for ways to keep their professional profiles in front of recruiters for the airlines that they hope to fly for. These attempts were focused on various traditional hiring aids from companies offering notebooks of printed information about how to apply to various airlines, to more internet-assisted efforts to […]

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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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