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Fastest Path to an Airline Career

Go faster, further with ATP's accelerated, airline-oriented flight training.

Your Pilot Career Path to the Major Airlines Go Faster, Further with ATP

There are many paths to become an airline pilot, but there’s only one that is the fastest, takes you further, and is proven by thousands of graduates now flying for regional and major airlines. ATP's 21 airline partnerships provide you with more opportunities of who to fly for and a direct path to the major airlines like Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, American Airlines, Alaska Airlines, and Frontier Airlines.

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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 quickest 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
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.