US Department of Transportation (DOT) secretary Elaine Chao has called on a cross-section of aviation stakeholders to team up to tackle the ongoing dearth of qualified pilots, technicians and mechanics, saying that solving the aviation workforce shortage goes “beyond what government can do alone.” Her remarks came during a Sept. 13 speech at the FAA Aviation Workforce Summit, held at Washington National Airport (DCA) in Arlington, Virginia. “We want all stakeholders to be ...

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