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By Tracy Rucinski CHICAGO (Reuters) - U.S. Army pilot Shaun Perez spent ten hours flying an Apache helicopter over Afghanistan, providing gun cover for Special Forces soldiers on the ground as they hunted for high-value targets, guns and weapons. Returning to his base at dawn, he donned a fresh uniform before shutting himself into a small room to secure the next stage of his career - as a commercial airline pilot. He would win the job in a video interview that day in August 2017, joining hundreds of other U.S. military helicopter pilots who have taken attractive offers from domestic airlines trying ease a global pilot shortage. Perez took advantage of one of the tightest labour markets in the United States, created by years of slow hiring, a wave of pending retirements at major U.S. airlines, and Federal Aviation Administration rules that in 2013 increased the number of required training hours from 250 to 1,500. The industry's aggressive recruitment of military helicopter pilots is … [Read more...] about U.S. airlines tap army helicopter pilots to ease shortage
Unusually for a man who believed in cutting costs wherever possible, Herb Kelleher, the boss of Southwest Airlines, the United States' most successful carrier, liked being flexible with trade unions. In 1994, during discussions over an unprecedented 10-year agreement that would freeze pilots' wages for five years in return for stock options in the airline, he promised Gary Kerans, president of the pilots' association, that if the contract went through, he would freeze his own salary and bonus for five years as well. Chairman and pilots should get the same treatment. The deal was done. Kelleher died Jan. 3 at age 87 in Dallas. Born in New Jersey, he studied English and philosophy at Wesleyan University and then law at New York University. It was his wife, Joan, whom he met on a blind date, who persuaded him to start a law firm in Texas. Southwest Airlines was born, not on the back of a cocktail napkin, as he later liked to boast, but when one of his legal clients, Rollin King, owner of … [Read more...] about Southwest’s ‘high priest of ha ha’ influenced air travel around the world
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Obituaries Log In Subscribe Log In Today’s Paper Obituaries | Herb Kelleher, Whose Southwest Airlines Reshaped the Industry, Dies at 87 Supported by ByGlenn Rifkin Jan. 3, 2019 Herb Kelleher, who turned conventional airline industry wisdom on its head by combining low fares with high standards of customer service to build Southwest Airlines into one of the nation’s most successful and admired companies, died on Thursday. He was 87. The airline announced his death on Twitter. It did not say where he died or give a cause. Southwest is based in Dallas, and Mr. Kelleher had a home there. Under the fun-loving, chain-smoking, hard-drinking, New Jersey-born Mr. Kelleher, Southwest, which began in 1971 as a low-fare intrastate carrier serving three Texas cities — Houston, Dallas and San Antonio — grew into the behemoth that today carries more than … [Read more...] about Herb Kelleher, Whose Southwest Airlines Reshaped the Industry, Dies at 87
By Brittany De Lea Published December 05, 2018 Personal Finance FOXBusiness Facebook Twitter Comments Print video Finding your dream job 'The Ken Coleman Show' host Ken Coleman on a new survey on Americans' dream jobs. For those whose 2019 resolution list includes finding their dream job, a new survey could help point you in the right direction. Continue Reading Below On Wednesday, Glassdoor released its annual list of the top companies to work for, drawing from millions of employee reviews for more than 800,000 companies. Technology and health care were the sectors with the most companies in the top 100 on the list, while San Francisco and New York City were home to the most top 100 company headquarters. Here are the top 10: 1. Bain & Company Bain & Company is one of the largest management consultancy firms, headquartered in Boston. The company had a Glassdoor employee review rating of 4.6 out of 5. Advertisement Workers cited … [Read more...] about The best US companies to work for