An ICAO study released Thursday estimates that demand for aviation personnel will reach 2 million by the year 2030 and reveals a shortfall of training capacity in existing facilities, equivalent to 160,000 pilots, 360,000 maintenance personnel and 40,000 air traffic controllers. The study projects the number of  "commercially operated aircraft" will jump from 61,833 in 2010 to 151,565 between 2010 and 2030. It estimates the number of annual departures will increase from ...

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