GLOBAL PILOT SHORTAGE OUTLOOK · UNTIL 2038
pilots are the currency
Projections show that at the current rate of pilots entering the profession there will not be enough pilots to fly the increasing fleet. Massive global pilot shortage is causing desperate airlines to raise salaries.
With the global fleet doubling in the next 20 years, 550,000 new pilots -645,000 according to Boeing- will be needed over that period.
needed / year
to face growth of active pilot pool for market expansion, pilot retirement and atrittion.
trained / year
assuming that all training centers around the world are working at 100% capacity.
shortfall / year
Airbus Global Market Forecast 2017-2036 & 2016 Boeing’s Current Market Outlook.
All figures shown are extracted from the latest released outlook from Airbus, Boeing and IATA. Covid 19 effects are not considered for being released earlier than the outbreak.