FAPA.aero | Pilot Hiring History - All Time

Pilot Job Market & Interview Prep

Major Airline Pilot Hiring by Year (2000-Present)Return to Hiring History

Airline 00 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 Totals

Delta Air Lines

812

420

0

0

0

0

0

392

332

0

155

0

0

0

915

958

1206

1082

6272

Southwest Airlines

425

444

195

147

384

350

628

432

384

0

0

262

140

60

345

276

631

898

6001

JetBlue

124

121

250

216

206

498

450

434

95

30

113

275

68

283

420

289

273

271

4416

American Airlines

1171

797

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

20

500

313

519

637

3957

United Airlines

1032

194

0

0

0

0

0

120

115

0

0

0

0

398

381

872

522

290

3924

FedEx

216

404

210

7

159

433

315

38

0

0

0

139

152

14

8

137

427

428

3087

Continental Airlines

75

137

0

0

0

408

495

544

110

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

?

1769

AirTran Airways

96

183

84

111

190

259

263

287

81

0

140

16

0

0

0

0

0

?

1710

UPS Airlines

206

223

0

0

32

244

170

232

0

0

0

0

0

0

40

85

63

332

1627

Alaska Airlines

137

121

65

26

0

59

122

131

7

0

0

6

76

45

153

225

184

237

1594

Spirit Airlines

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?

?

?

?

274

288

456

1018

Northwest

355

264

0

0

0

0

0

90

108

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

?

817

America West

250

40

13

126

190

50

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

?

669

ATA

63

52

34

221

38

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

?

408

Atlas Air

?

?

?

?

?

?

?

?

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?

?

?

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?

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?

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357

357

TOTALS

5105

3408

851

854

1199

2301

2443

2766

1299

30

408

748

553

1084

3053

3429

4113

4988

38632

Meet the FAPA team

Karen Floyd

Interview Consultant

KarenFloyd

Karen joined the FAPA team in May of 2013 to work alongside Judy Tarver and Claudette Carroll helping our Premier members turn their interviews into job offers.  She comes to FAPA after working for a number of years as a Pilot Recruiter at American Eagle Airlines.  During this time, Karen worked closely with Claudette Carroll in the hiring of several thousand pilots for American Eagle.

Client Testimonials

Anonymous

Job Fair Attendee

Craig, I would like to say the job fair in DFW was awesome. You all did a great job. I like the way the American process was set up to where you sat at a table one on one with the recruiter. Just want to let you know you all did a great job.