Airline employment falls in September, but gains appear on the horizon

11/11/2010 | Wall Street Journal, The

In September, U.S. airlines narrowly missed reporting their first year-over-year increase in hiring since June 2008, according to figures from the Transportation Department. Airlines employed a total of 564,221 full- and part-time workers in September, compared to 564,546 a year earlier. Recently, employment indicators have turned positive for the industry, including an announcement by US Airways that it will recall 500 workers early next year.

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