Asiana Airlines 747-400 at Hong Kong International. By Rob Finlayson The Asia/Pacific region will require hundreds of thousands of new commercial airline pilots and technicians over the next 20 years to support airline fleet modernization and the rapid growth of air travel, according to Boeing’s 2011 Pilot & Technician Outlook released Monday. The report called for 182,300 new pilots and 247,400 new technicians in the Asia/Pacific region through 2030. The greatest need is ...

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