Aviation: More Jobs…

Recently the jobs market seems to be very strong across the economy, including the aviation industry. Whether you believe these jobs will be long-lasting, or short-lived, there’s no doubt that the job market seems strong. There’s also an argument to be made whether there are more people being hired with these new jobs, or there are simply more people taking on second and third jobs. For a more detailed discussion on this point, see our full article “Aviation: Jobs Jobs Jobs!”. In this week’s On Aviation™ digest, we’d like to share some stories and articles on the current aviation jobs market, highlighting some of the key areas where jobs are being created within the industry.

Avelo Airlines unveils 6 new Florida routes, plan to add jobs

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Ultra low-cost carrier Avelo Airlines has picked Raleigh-Durham International Airport for its fifth base, a move that means six new routes to Florida, including Orlando. The new routes will launch in February and all are to destinations in the Sunshine State – Orlando, Tampa, Sarasota, Fort Myers, West Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale. This comes after Houston-based Avelo Airlines debuted a new base of operations in Orlando on June 30, with plans to expand here quickly.

By Richard Bilbao, Lauren Ohnesorge | WFTV9

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Electric aircraft developer plans Covington factory with 1,000 jobs

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Santa Clara, Calif.-based Archer Aviation Inc., which is developing electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft for air taxi service, plans to build its first manufacturing facility next to Covington Municipal Airport in Newton County. The airport is about 37 miles east of Atlanta along I-20, and the factory site is a short drive to the future Rivian electric vehicle plant that is expected to employ 7,500 workers.

By  Kelly Yamanouchi | The Atlanta Journal-Constitution 

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Billion-dollar aviation fuel facility coming to former Loring Air Force Base

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LIMESTONE, Maine — The group behind an industrial park created in the aftermath of Loring Air Force Base’s closure is expecting its first major business in many years. Created after the base’s closure in 1994, the Loring Development Authority manages a 3,800-acre industrial, commercial and aviation center that has struggled to retain large employers in the past decade.

By Melissa Lizotte | Bangor Daily News

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TSA To Hold Recruiting Events for Jobs at Syracuse Airport, Offers $1K Hiring Bonus

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Syracuse, N.Y. — The Transportation Safety Administration will conduct a series of recruitment events in November and December for jobs at Syracuse Hancock International Airport, and it’s offering $1,000 hiring bonuses. TSA officers screen airline travelers at airport security stations. The agency was created after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, and became part of the Department of Homeland Security in March 2003.

By Rick Moriarty | syracuse.com

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