United Airways expects to fly 2.2 million vacationers this weekend. The airline will operate higher than 5,300 flights on the Sunday after Thanksgiving alone.
CNBC acquired an inside check out the United Airways Flight Teaching Coronary heart in Denver to hunt out out what it takes to develop to be a pilot of a enterprise airline. At nearly half a million sq. ft, this facility is no doubt one of many world’s largest airline teaching hubs. All of United’s 12,000 pilots come by for preliminary teaching and return every 9 months to stay up to date on flight procedures and safety protocols. The campus has 31 simulators, each costing $15 million to $20 million. And United plans to have an entire of 40 throughout the subsequent 12 to 18 months. Pilots ought to full teaching throughout the simulators sooner than flying in precise planes.
Watch what it was like for CNBC’s Erin Black to fly a United Airways Airbus A320 simulator.