The pilot shortage continues to grow, and the college degree becomes less and less important in the hiring decisions. I see every one except DAL has moved it to the preferred option. But even DAL is taking pilots without degree with their flown through programs
Interview with the head of a corporate pilot headhunter, API:
Quickly to the subject at hand, she confirms the shortage is real, causing major disruptions within business-aviation flight departments, altering careers and “is the No. 1 topic in every pilot lounge.”
Ultimately, she would like to see a national pilot training academy established with rigorous standards and financed by the aviation industry.