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Airline Career Pilot Program Fastest, Proven Path to Become an Airline Pilot

ATP is your most efficient path to becoming an airline pilot. Your airline career starts now with the largest fleet of new aircraft, nationally awarded instructors, dedicated training support, and ongoing career mentorship.

COVID-19 & The Airline Industry Recovery What's the Future for Airline Pilots?

80,000 Airline Pilots are Retiring

Future annual pilot retirements will average 4,100 new pilots per year

Twice as Many New Pilots Needed

Return to normal growth will require twice as many new pilots.

The Pilot Shortage Remains

Demand for pilots outnumbers the capabilities of the flight training industry.

Regional Airlines Increase Hiring

Historically after downturns, flying shifts to regional airlines, prompting stronger hiring by the airlines who directly hire ATP's graduates and instructors.

Seniority is everything. Get to the airlines first with ATP.

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ATP Flight School Has Over 35 Years of Experience

Fly with ATP and gain access to more aircraft, locations, and job placements than any flight school, academy, or aviation university can offer. Only ATP has the experience, resources, and airline relationships to take you from zero experience to airline pilot in the most efficient timeframe possible — proven by thousands of graduates now flying for regional and major airlines.

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The fast-paced training environment of ATP was almost identical to the type of training I received from the airline. I was able to use the study skills I learned at ATP to successfully prepare myself for the airline life.

Chanse Gvist

Airline Career Pilot Program Graduate

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Sallie Mae and Wells Fargo offer their lowest-rate undergraduate student loan products to ATP flight training students. Only ATP can get you access to student loans like these.

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