Boeing's 2018 Pilot and Technician Outlook shows that across the commercial, business aviation and helicopter segments, there will be a global requirement for 790,000 pilots.
Over the next 20 years, the Asia Pacific region will lead the worldwide growth in demand for pilots, with a requirement for 261,000 new pilots. North America will require 206,000, Europe 146,000, the Middle East 64,000, Latin America 57,000, Africa 29,000 and Russia/ Central Asia 27,000.
The need for maintenance personnel is largest in the Asia Pacific region, which will require 257,000 new technicians. Airlines in North America will require 189,000, Europe 132,000, the Middle East 66,000, Latin America 55,000, Africa 28,000, and Russia / Central Asia 27,000.
Cabin Crew Outlook
Over the next 20 years, the largest projected growth in cabin crew demand is in the Asia Pacific region, with a requirement for 321,000 new cabin crew. Europe will require 187,000, North America 174,000, Middle East 97,000, Latin America 53,000, Russia / Central Asia 29,000, and Africa 29,000.
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