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IATA Raises Concern Over Pilot Brain Drain in Africa

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The International Air Transport Association, IATA, has revealed that there is a brain drain in Africa concerning qualified pilots.

Director General of IATA, WIllie Warsh, explained that while Africa suffered the mass exodus of Pilots, the United States of America and Canada enjoyed brain gain.

Walsh noted that the 1500-hour rule has created a situation where highly qualified individuals leave their home region or country for better career prospects in the USA over time.

Written by: Helen Obih

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