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Fastest Path to an Airline Career

Seniority is everything. Get there first with the training proven to take you further, faster.

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

ATP is your airline pilot training solution from zero experience to airline pilot job, with airline tuition reimbursement and more hiring partnerships that are proven to get you to the airlines first.

Your Path to the Major Airlines Choose Your Airline & Get There First

As an ATP graduate you have more options and access to every major airline. Choose who you want to fly for and ATP's accelerated training path will get you there first, proven by more graduates flying for airlines than any other academy.

Go further, faster with ATP's 21 airline partnerships, who provide you with a direct path to the major airlines, like Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, American Airlines, Alaska Airlines, and Frontier Airlines.

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

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Advanced Pilot Training ProgramsATP Jets

ATP Certification Training Program
  • 30 Hours Ground School
  • 4 Hours Fixed-Base Training Device
  • 6 Hours Full-Motion Simulator
  • Dallas, TX
  • Classes Start Every Monday, Wednesday, & Friday
Airbus A320
Type Rating Program
  • Manuals, Cockpit Panels & Study Guides
  • 48 Hours Ground Instruction
  • 2 Hours FAA Oral Examination
  • 20 Hours Full Flight Simulator Training, Including 4 Hours Line Oriented Flight Training (LOFT)**
  • Includes 2 Hours FAA Simulator Checkride

Financing Available

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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The Nation’s Leader in Commercial Pilot Training


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

Aircraft DispatcherTraining Program

The Flight Dispatcher's Role

In two months you can start a new and exciting career as an aircraft dispatcher.

ATP's training program provides you aircraft dispatcher certification at a fixed cost, with a proven FAA approved curriculum.