Friendly skies are becoming empty skies — Pilot shortage problem plaguing airlines might be unsolvable

Silhouette of pilot at airport
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(WWJ) – As we hit the holiday travel season, thousands of Metro Detroiters will be taking to the skies to go see family, or even take a well-deserved vacation.

Holiday travel has always been a bit of a challenge, if not sometimes a nightmare. But this year, to compound the problem, the airline industry is dealing with a deep pilot shortage.

On a new Daily J podcast, WWJ’s Brian Fisher looks into what’s led to this shortage, how it will affect travel this holiday season, and whether or not it can be corrected.

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