Hiring Updates

PSA Airlines Comes to ATP-JAX, ATP-DFW and ATP-PHX this week to recruit ATP pilots

PSA Airlines has sent their top recruiter, Vice President Randy Fusi, along with American Airlines Director of Mainline/Regional Recruiting Bob Skinner to visit our Flight Training Centers in Jacksonville (FL), Dallas and Phoenix this week. They will be speaking to our pilots about the seventy-seven CRJ900s and CRJ700s that they have been awarded, and are trying to recruit ATP’s top pilots. Vice President Randy Fusi told me as late as today that they are coming prepared to interview and make job offers on the spot at all three events.
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Expanding Pilot Groups Means a Short Wait for Upgrade to Captain

I recently surveyed our Regional Airline partners about how long it is taking new First Officers to upgrade to Captains at their airline. Across the spectrum of regional airlines the same can be said, upgrade times are coming down. What this means is that the discussion about entry level pay in the regional airlines becomes pointless when you can expect to make Captain, along with the 50% increase in pay, in your second year of flying with your new airline.
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PSA Airlines Coming to ATP Jacksonville for Recruiting Event July 19th and 20th

ATP’s Recruiting Partner PSA Airlines is sending their executives to ATP’s Headquarters in Jacksonville Florida to speak with our Instructors and Students about flying PSA’s new 76-seat CRJ900s in the near future. PSA Vice President of Operations Randy Fusi will join his Director of Recruiting Mike Douglas in addressing an assembly of ATP personnel as well as others who PSA is inviting to the event. All attendees were invited using ATP’s recruiting tool, PilotPool.com.
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Endeavor Air to Delta Hiring Program is a Glimpse into the Future

As I mentioned last week, Endeavor Air is partnering with parent company Delta Air Lines to attract the best pilots to both carriers with a new hiring program. Beginning June 15, the new Endeavor-to-Delta Pilot Hiring and Commitment Program (EtD Commitment) will use Delta’s rigorous hiring protocol to insure that every new Endeavor pilot will receive a commitment to be hired by Delta.
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Endeavor Air and Delta Announce New Pilot Hiring Program

Endeavor Air has announced that they are partnering with Delta Air Lines, which owns Endeavor, to increase the recruitment of pilots at both Endeavor and Delta with a new hiring program. Beginning June 15, the new Endeavor-to-Delta Pilot Hiring and Commitment Program (EtD Commitment) will begin to screen prospective new-hire pilots for Endeavor which will allow every new Endeavor pilot hired under this program to receive a commitment to be hired by Delta as soon as they meet Delta’s hiring requirements.
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Alaskan Airlines to Hire More Pilots Soon

Alaskan Airlines will open a short application window soon. The carrier will be taking new applications beginning December 16th, and ending December 29th of this year. Previous applicants will have to reapply as old applications will be removed from the database. New-hire classes of 6 and 7 will be offered in October and November, respectively. Alaskan will be reviewing previously submitted applications from earlier in 2013, as well as new applications.
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