Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) president Tim Canoll asserted that the pilot shortage cited by US regional airlines is really “a pilot pay shortage” that could be alleviated by higher starting salaries and more defined career paths for flight deck crew. Speaking Thursday at a conference in Arlington, Virginia organized by ALPA to address talk of a growing pilot shortage in the US, Canoll said, “Some pilots are not willing to accept the compensation packages offered by ...

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