19 Jan How the high-flying job of a pilot lost its glamour
Wages, length of training, cost of school among reasons the profession struggles to attract new recruits, writes Kyle Bakx, CBC News.
“A pilot’s life is not easy. The scheduling is not easy,” said Super, a pilot herself with more than 13,000 flying hours and nearly 40 years of experience.
“You are not home every night. You stay in hotels a lot. But you have to recognize it’s a good career. At 20, it’s not a high-paying job. You have to work your way up,” she said.