IATA forecasts airline passenger traffic will double by 2036 to 7.8 billion travelers. Couple this with a record number of commercial aircraft orders and a large number of retiring airline pilots, and there is a pressing need to train a new generation of commercial pilots. Around 255,000 new airline pilots will be needed globally over the next decade, according to a forecast by Montreal-based CAE, which trains more than 120,000 pilots annually. Increased retirement rates will create a ...

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