Aviation Business Gazette

Updated November 2, 2014, 11:01 a.m. ET

Licensed pilots fly high in challenging economy

High pay attracts new aviators


For young people interested in a career with real earning potential, there has never been a better time to consider becoming a licensed pilot.

American and international airlines hire thousands of licences pilots every year. Many of these jobs offer high pay and tremendous benefits, not to mention the opportunity to travel.

If you are interested in becoming a pilot, visit the Federal Avation Administration website.