16-Nov-2010 10:56 AM

Malaysia Airlines forecasts possible pilot shortage in Asia

Malaysia Airlines (MAS) Operations Director, Captain Azharuddin Osman, stated there could be a possible shortage of pilots in Malaysia and Asia in general, as airlines take delivery of new aircraft (The Star, 15-Nov-2010). MAS, Firefly and Air Asia are expected to take delivery of up to 24 aircraft between now and 2011.