Monday, July 20, 2015

Boeing sees tech need increasing

Boeing today released a new forecast showing continued strong demand for commercial airline pilots and maintenance technicians as the world's airlines add 38,000 airplanes to the global fleet over the next 20 years. Boeing's 2015 Pilot and Technician Outlook projects that between 2015 and 2034, the world will require 558,000 new commercial airline pilots and 609,000 new commercial airline maintenance technicians. The largest demand for pilots and technicians will be in the Asia Pacific region, but North America will need 95,000 pilots and 113,000 technicians, according to Boeing. (Source: PRNewswire, 07/20/15)