PC-12 Fractional Pilots Get New Schedule

 - February 27, 2008, 5:46 AM

Manchester, N.H.-based Alpha Flying last month announced a new pilot schedule: seven days on, seven days off. Slated to take effect next month, the new arrangement will improve pilots’ quality of life by introducing more flexibility into their schedules, the company said. The current schedule is six days on and four days off. Alpha Flying operates 30 Pilatus PC-12s with 96 pilots. In the last year, the company hired 45 pilots, 24 mechanics and 23 schedulers.