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Old 10-10-2018, 09:54 PM   #35  
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Originally Posted by itsmytime View Post
Exactly. All the regionals are still filing their classes without issue. However, Republicís LIFT academy may trade you ratings for a set amount of time at Republic.
Republic was trying to buy some/all of TS Holdings, because they can see they will need a lot more pilots going forward. If they had plenty of pilots, they wouldn't care about any Trans States pilots.

SkyWest is hiring Australians on temporary visas, because they don't have enough. They are also hiring anyone who failed out of SkyWest training, or didn't pass the interview.

Almost every regional has hiring and/or retention bonuses, becasue they don't have enough pilots.
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