Boeing updates forecast for aviation professionals

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More than 600,000 new pilots needed globally over the next 20 years

Boeing recently released its highly regarded Pilot and Technician Outlook with forecasts for aviation professionals worldwide through 2041. The publication indicates continued high demand for aviation professionals including 602,000 new pilots, 610,000 new maintenance technicians and 899,000 new cabin crew members needed over the next 20-year period.

Boeing noted the continued importance of industry investment in outreach and training for the next generation of aviation professionals. Continued innovation in training will be critical in meeting the global demand.

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Eric Radtke