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United Airlines acquiring Phoenix pilot training academy

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Posted at 9:00 AM, Feb 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-06 11:01:00-05

United Airlines on Wednesday said it has inked a deal to acquire Phoenix-based Westwind School of Aeronautics.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Chicago-based United said it will become the only major U.S.-based airline to operate its own flight academy.

Westwind is located in north Phoenix at Deer Valley Airport.

Read more from the Phoenix Business Journal.