Frax Hiring on Track To Beat Last Year’s Numbers

 - October 8, 2007, 6:02 AM

According to aviation career specialist AIR Inc., six fractional operators this year hired 447 pilots through April. Frax companies hired a total of 1,038 pilots last year, putting this year’s numbers on track for a better outlook. According to AIR Inc., no fractional pilots are on furlough, but 4,515 major airline pilots and 2,451 “national” airline pilots are. The placement agency reported that 541 new pilot jobs were created in April and it forecasts 6,000 new pilot jobs overall this year.