By 2025, Canada may face a shortage of 3,000 pilots, which could double if Transport Canada adopts new flight crew fatigue regulations.
CCAA executive director Robert Donald said there has to be a 'concerted response' so larger airlines like Air Canada aren't just 'raiding' smaller airlines, which doesn't address the problem of supply. Photograph courtesy of Flickr/BriYYZ
If Canada’s current pilot shortage is not addressed, smaller communities across the country will lose their flight routes and remote communities may lose access to essential services.
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