The US Department of Transportation (DOT) said that US airlines gained over 3,000 jobs in January. Job growth has continued in the air transit industry since the pandemic.
The significant increase in job opportunities in January marked it apart from other months. This may be because airlines are preparing
In its March 10 report, the DOT reported 787,328 US airline personnel. Passenger and air freight activities. The industry employed 784,235 people in December
The 0.39% increase in workers is unusual because winter is one of the slowest seasons for air travel, hence the airline industry's job market
rarely grows. This winter, the business saw one of the greatest increases in winter job opportunities ever.
The passenger air transportation sector nearly collapsed when the virus swept worldwide and canceled most flights. Most of those that survived
were heavily regulated and unprofitable. Most airlines, airports, and third-party organizations recovered in 2021 and 2022.
Many air transit operations resumed in late 2020 and 2021, although they were heavily restricted and far from 2019.
After most travel restrictions were lifted in 2022, airline and airport operations were overwhelmed by demand.