American Eagle, Pinnacle Airlines and Mesaba Airlines were in attendance recently at Job Fare in Chicago looking for recruits. They reported that:
American Eagle will begin interviewing and hiring pilots beginning in the first quarter of 2009.
Pinnacle Airlines will begin hiring again in early 2009.
Mesaba Airlines is hiring now and will continue to do so into 2009.
Over 30 graduates of ATP's Programs have been hired by the Regional airlines and Corporate Operaters over the last 60 days despite economic conditions in the US.