China will allow its airlines to recruit foreign pilots to relieve the chronic shortage there. According to China Daily, CAAC has drawn up a policy for recruiting pilots. About 11,000 are employed to fly more than 770 aircraft operated by the major airlines. Another 145 aircraft will be delivered this year. According to CAAC, China needs 1,220-1,600 pilots per year, far more than the 660 turned out by Chinese flying schools. Okay Airways, the country's first private airline, is ...

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