Pilot job fair to be held in Atlanta

Source: FlightSafety International

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Source: FlightSafety International

A pilot job fair is planned for Atlanta this Saturday, with airlines hiring qualified pilots and a forum for aspiring pilots.

The job fair will be held Oct. 20 by Future & Active Pilot Advisors (FAPA) at the Hilton Atlanta Downtown at 255 Courtland Street NE.

From 9 a.m. to noon, companies including Air Wisconsin, Delta Private Jets, Envoy Air, ExpressJet, GoJet, Mesa, Piedmont, Republic, Silver Airways, SkyWest and others are expected to be recruiting. Qualified pilots can register at FAPA.aero/Jobs and see a list of airlines.

From 1 to 6 p.m., FAPA will host a future pilot forum for students, other aspiring pilots and school counselors who want to learn about pathways to a pilot career. The forum will include round-table discussions with airlines and a showing of the National Geographic documentary Living in the Age of Airplanes.