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.

PSA Airlines Comes to ATP Jacksonville to Hire Pilots

ATP welcomed our regional airline partner PSA Airlines to our Jacksonville Florida Headquarters to speak to pilots gathered there to hear about PSA’s recent acquisition of 30 new CRJ 900 Aircraft. It was also an opportunity for these pilots to interview with PSA Manager of Recruiting Michael Douglas as well as PSA Vice President Randy […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Republic Airlines Grounds 27 Aircraft Due to the Pilot Shortage

A dire shortage of pilots has forced smaller airlines to cancel flights and ground jets, a side effect of federal regulations that dramatically increased the minimum number of flight hours for new pilots. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

SkyWest Takes Ten More of ATP’s Best

SkyWest Airlines has recruited ten more of ATP’s best Instructors into their very successful EIP. In the Program these Instructors flew to Denver to be inducted into SkyWest’s Program as employees of SkyWest while they continue to instruct and build time at ATP. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

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. […]

SkyWest Hires Latest Group of ATP Instructors As Cadets

SkyWest Airlines recently brought ten of ATP’s Instructors to be inducted as Cadets at SkyWest. The group of ten were flown positive space to SkyWest’s main facility in Salt Lake City where they went through company indoctrination, were given drug tests and photographed for SkyWest company IDs and brought on as SkyWest employees. Did you […]

US Airlines Continue to Earn Record Profits

The Airline Industry in the United States continues to be very profitable, which is fueling growth for every airline in the country. This is increasing the demand for new airline pilots to both replace a tidal wave of retiring pilots, and to fly new aircraft coming online with the airlines to serve the increasing numbers […]

On the line with Mesa!

The best part of my job is helping pilots get jobs with the airlines. It has been happening a lot lately, but it never gets old to see a pilot struggle for years and then suddenly succeed. Eric Swinkels is a perfect example. Eric came to this country many years ago from The Netherlands 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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