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Old 12-13-2016, 06:53 AM   #8  
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Originally Posted by Otterbox View Post
That article is just self preservation posturing. The regionals would love nothing more than to lower hours requirement back 250-500 to support paying lower wages (readjusting supply and demand curve and paying wages commencerate with experience) to extend the supply of pilots 5 additional years (and keep the RAA afloat).

If they want to make the airlines great again, It's going to take $100k/year first year FO pay and $400-500k a year CA pay to entice the general population to start entering the system at rates to fix the supply problem.
Which will never happen because the industry's economics cannot support it.
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