Airlines Pay for Pilot Training at ATP Flight School

Airline Sponsored Pilot TrainingFinancial Assistance & Benefits

ATP is your fast track airline career solution from zero time to 1,500 hours — earn tuition reimbursement, financial assistance, travel privileges, support and exclusive benefits through ATP's 38 airline hiring partnerships. Gain access to more airline career options than any other flight school, college, or academy offers.

The best options and most flexibility — define your own career path.

Tuition Reimbursement

Airline Cadet Programs

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Horizon Air Pilot Development $12,500 to Help You Pay for Flight School

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Tuition Reimbursement

Partner airlines make a financial contribution toward the cost of your flight training. These programs vary by airline regarding how much you will receive and when you will become eligible for the financial assistance.

Visit CommuteAir, Horizon Air, PSA Airlines, and SkyWest to learn more about their current tuition reimbursement programs offered to ATP students.

Bonuses & Financial Incentives

Graduates take advantage of opportunities to earn bonuses and other financial incentives, including; bonuses for completing your training at the airline, after you complete your first year as a First Officer, by participating in airline cadet programs, when you upgrade to Captain, and additional financial incentives for flow-through agreements.

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Fast Track Programs to the Majors

ATP's 38 airline partnerships provide you with more opportunities to fast track your career to the Majors:

  • Make close connections and gain an insider’s view at exclusive events with airline recruiters.
  • Qualify for preferential consideration in hiring, including waived and guaranteed interviews.
  • Participate in cadet and pathway programs.
  • Take advantage of flow-through agreements, providing you direct access to becoming a pilot with a Major Airline.

ATP's Airline Hiring Partnerships »

Frontier Airlines
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Frontier Airlines

Frontier Pilot Cadet Program Become a Frontier Airlines Pilot

ATP Flight School and Frontier Airlines have partnered to provide ATP students an accelerated path, progressing from ATP straight to the Airbus flight deck, while earning monthly financial stipends, mentorships, travel benefits, and more.

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Spirit Airlines
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Spirit Airlines

Spirit Direct Become a Spirit Pilot

ATP Flight School and Spirit offer an exclusive opportunity to graduates. Complete pilot training in nine months, then go directly to the Airbus flight deck as a First Officer at 1,500 hours with Spirit.

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Avelo Airlines
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Avelo Airlines

Avelo Direct Become an Avelo Airlines Pilot

Train in a full-motion Boeing B737 simulator in an exclusive jet transition program and fast track your pilot career Avelo Airlines.

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Sun Country Airlines
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Sun Country Airlines

Sun Country Direct Become a Sun Country Pilot

ATP graduates progress from ATP straight to the flight deck at Sun Country after a jet transition program and ATP CTP training.

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From ATP to the Regionals to the Majors

If your career goal is to become a pilot at the Major airlines, ATP will get you to the flight deck faster than any other flight school, academy or college. As an ATP graduate, you have access to a variety of pilot programs designed to provide you with the most efficient path from flight school to the regional airlines and direct flow-through to the Majors.

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United Aviate

As an Airline Career Pilot Program student, you can apply to join United Aviate — a secure career path with clear direction, leading to potential employment as a United Airlines® pilot.

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Alaska Airlines Pilot Pathways

Take advantage of Horizon's status as a partner in the Alaska Airlines Pathways Program and fast track your pilot career progression to Alaska Airlines.

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Envoy Cadet Program with Flow to American Airlines

As an ATP graduate, you can participate in the Envoy Cadet Program, where you can earn financial assistance, travel benefits, and take advantage of a flow-through agreement that allows you to fly as an American Airlines pilot.

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Endeavor Air and Delta's Guaranteed Interview Program

Endeavor Air is the only regional carrier to offer pilots a defined career path to Delta Air Lines through the Delta Guaranteed (DGI) Interview Program. Delta's DGI Program gives Endeavor pilots an even stronger advantage over off-the-street pilot candidates.

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What Others Have to Say

Fly with ATP and you will see why we offer the best training experience in general aviation.

ATP laid the foundation for success in my aviation career. Being able to excel at a fast pace gave me the skills and motivation to go from 0 experience to my dream major airline in just 5 and a half years.

Airline Career Pilot Program graduates are being hired by the airlines

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