The world’s airlines will need 255,000 new airline pilots over the next 10 years, according to simulator and training service provider CAE. “Rapid fleet expansion and high pilot retirement rates create a further need to develop 180,000 first officers into new airline captains, more than in any previous decade,” the Canadian company said in its first Airline Pilot Training Demand Outlook, released Tuesday at the Paris Air Show. These numbers mean that over 50% of the ...

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