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June 14, 2024

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Last year, we saw big wage and salary increases among US airlines. Being a global industry with a skilled and mobile workforce, this wave didn’t take long to hit Europe. After the pilots came cabin crew and the wave kept going.  Westjet averted a labor crisis withits maintenance union yesterday.

As if you needed the reminder, the commercial aviation is a silo. The wave goes down and across.

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Addison Schonland
Co-Founder AirInsight. My previous life includes stints at Shell South Africa, CIC Research, and PA Consulting. Got bitten by the aviation bug and ended up an Avgeek. Then the data bug got me, making me a curious Avgeek seeking data-driven logic. Also, I appreciate conversations with smart people from whom I learn so much. Summary: I am very fortunate to work with and converse with great people.