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With more than 13,000 regional airline flights every day, regional airlines operate more than 50 percent of the nation’s commercial schedule.

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Take Flight Tomorrow: Hundreds of Flights Cut at U.S. Airports As Pilot Shortage Worsens

86 communities have lost more than 10% of daily departures.

 Washington, DC, September 8, 2014 - American airports, both large and small, have suffered major cuts in service ranging from 10 percent to nearly 81 percent as airlines have been forced to cancel flights in part due to the growing pilot shortage. 

Take Flight Tomorrow - a coalition of stakeholders working together to repair the pilot supply pipeline and prevent additional losses to scheduled airline service - has released a list of 86 U.S. communities that have already lost 10 percent or more of their scheduled airline departures.* The list includes major international airports serving Cleveland (CLE), Memphis (MEM) and Louisville (SDF), as well as state capitals such as Tallahassee (TLH), Providence (PVD), Jackson (JAN), Harrisburg (MDT) and Cheyenne (CYS) and dozens of other airline-served airports across 33 states and two U.S. territories.

Read all about #RAA14 in the Regional Horizons dailies!

Regional Horizons Day 1 issue here.
Read all about the first day of the RAA 2014 Convention in the Regional Horizons  Day 2 issue here.
Read Regional Horizons Day 3 issue here.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: RAA asks Congress & FAA to return emphasis on quality versus quantity hours; details small community air service threat

Washington, DC—The reality of the US pilot shortage is taking its toll on air service to communities and the related economic impact is being felt across the country, the Regional Airline Association (RAA) testified today during the House Aviation Subcommittee hearing on Air Service to Small and Rural Communities.

RAA Announces Preliminary Schedule of Events for STL!

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