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The Airline Career Pilot Program is your most efficient path to becoming an airline pilot, with a fast track to all major airlines. Get the best training in the best aircraft, with the most qualifications, and become an airline pilot on the fastest timeline – proven by 20,000 pilots since 1984.

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Retirement-Driven Pilot Shortage

North America Will Need 208,000 Pilots

According to Boeing, North America will need 208,000 pilots as a "large contingent of the workforce approaches mandatory retirement age."

80,000 Airline Pilots Are Retiring

Future annual pilot retirements will average 4,100 new pilots per year and be greatest over the next five years.

Post-Pandemic Pilot Shortage

A shortage of 12,000 pilots is expected by 2023 due to COVID-related early retirements and mandatory retirements.

Airlines Hiring ATP Graduates

Seniority is everything - get there first with ATP.

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ATP Graduates Placed at Airlines Every Year Since 1984

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Airlines Hire ATP Graduates Highest Ratio of Airline Placements to Students

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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.

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