World needs pilots! Record growth leads to record need

By Charlotte Glennie, for CNNPublished 24th February 2014
Airbus is doing brisk business in Asia --- but there may not be enough pilots to fly the planes it's selling there.
Boeing modeled its wares at February's Singapore Airshow.
Boeing modeled its wares at February's Singapore Airshow.
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According to Star Alliance, All Nippon Airways' (ANA) is the world's ninth largest carrier, operating about a thousand flights per day.
According to Star Alliance, All Nippon Airways' (ANA) is the world's ninth largest carrier, operating about a thousand flights per day.
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AirAsia chief executive Tony Fernandes has built the Malaysia-based company into Asia's largest budget carrier.
AirAsia chief executive Tony Fernandes has built the Malaysia-based company into Asia's largest budget carrier.
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