Just as an observer, you might want to do a lot more reading about conditions at Atlas. It appears the situation isn't particularly positive at the moment. Check APC and Jetcareers forums. Hope it works out for you.
As an aside, I recently saw a statement (and I think a chart) showing that AA is going to increase the amount of off-the-street, civilian-only hiring in 2020. Now, of course, I can't remember where I saw it but I think it came from an internal AA memo. Would you happen to have...
Bits & pieces re Moxy:
“There is, however, one outstanding issue with basing an airline in Utah. There are fewer executives with airline operations experience, so Neeleman’s startup is expected to keep an East Coast base for its operational team. That group will work on certifying the carrier...
Is Neeleman on the verge on a launch ?
“Breeze Aviation will locate their corporate headquarters in Salt Lake, Utah. The company plans to create 369 jobs in the next five years.
Breeze Aviation plans to unveil an as-yet-unnamed low-cost carrier in the new year which will provide flyers with...
Purdue has shortened its bachelor's degree curriculum to three years. Not too sure that has any effect on the pilot shortage:
Interesting wrinkle on Starlux, a Taiwan start-up. Appears they're funding the cost to their ab initio pilots. However, not sure what "accommodated" means:
"Our cadets will be trained in the United States for approximately one year prior to receiving their Commercial Pilot License, followed...
I make no claim of business acumen or knowledge but I just don't see how a company like this could make a go of it. Even with light jets the model didn't last. DayJets ? PogoJets ?
I just don't see market enough to sustain it.
This appears to be the same idea as Forces to Flyers. Why are both programs needed ?
"Democrat Tammy Baldwin, along with Sen. John Hoewven, R-N.D., has reintroduced the American Aviator Act that would offer funding for veterans to train to become airline pilots."...
They just keep comin'. I stopped listing them for a long time but here's another: