Delta Air Lines to hire 1,000 new pilots

Delta Airlines

(CNN) — Good news, Delta Air Lines plans to hire more than 1,000 pilots by next summer.

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In a company memo, Delta’s head of flight operations said air travel is bouncing back from the pandemic. The official added the airline needs to foster a strong pipeline of pilot candidates to support future demand.

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On Sunday, the Transportation Security Administration reported screening 2.1 million people at airports across the country- the most since March 7 of 2020.

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