A forecast from Boeing says in next two decades, the Asia-Pacific region will need 261,000 new pilots and 317,000 new cabin crew members. Due to economic growth and rising wealth levels, will contribute to higher numbers of people traveling.
It is also going to see a considerable expansion of the business aviation sector, private jets, and helicopters. China is expected to need 128,000 pilots between now and 2037. In North America with the retirement of older pilots, demand for pilots will also continue to be strong.
Europe is expected to need 146,000 positions. The Middle East requires 64,000 new positions up to 2037. Total demand over the coming two decades will be 790,000, of which 635,000 in commercial aviation, 96,000 in business aviation and 59,000 in the helicopter sector.
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