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What department does an airline pilot fall under?

Airline pilots do not work for airports, they work for the airline companies that use airports. They would not appear, or be counted in airport employee rosters or organizational charts.
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Is 40+ too old to start a Commercial Pilot career?

There are a lot of careers in aviation where you can fly an airplane and not be at an airline. Airlines have an age restriction, these options do not. Fly charter under Part 135. Always get to fly ...
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Is 40+ too old to start a Commercial Pilot career?

It's technically never too late to start a commercial career, I know people who quit and became instructors in their 40s, one in his 50s, and were happy they did it. One branched out and started ...
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Is 40+ too old to start a Commercial Pilot career?

At 44 and just started PPL your chance to go for Airline Pilot is very slim. You competitors are either 20 years younger or have 20 years worth of flight time plus Type Ratings under their belts. The ...
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What department does an airline pilot fall under?

Airline pilots work for an airlines not airports, but for argument's sake, if an airport authority had pilots on staff flying aircraft owned by the airport authority for some reason, say in a ...
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I built my 1500 hours outside US. Will airlines in US still consider them as valid hours?

The FAA regulations on Aeronautical Experience requirements do not specify that the requirements have to be met while flying in the US, or even with an FAA pilot certificate. As long as your logbooks ...
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