Airlines Offering Tuition Reimbursement Comparison

Mesa Airlines

Compass Airlines

Envoy Air

GoJet Airlines

PSA Airlines

Trans States Airlines

Silver Airways

Piedmont Airlines

Horizon Air

Skywest Airlines

ExpressJet Airlines

CommutAir

ATP is your fast track airline career solution from zero time to 1500 hours with airline tuition reimbursement, sponsored by ATP’s airline partners. Each partner airline offers their own unique advantages. Below you'll find a comparison of some key areas such as first year wages, flow through agreements, fleet, crew bases, and more. For detailed information, visit PilotJobs.com.

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Pay Effective First Year Wages

The shortage of qualified pilots has created competition amongst regional airlines, prompting them to offer substantial incentives in the form of signing and retention bonuses, as well as participation in ATP's Tuition Reimbursement Program. Below is a summary of how these incentives affect first year wages.

Base Pay Overtime Per Diem Signing/Retention Bonus Tuition Reimbursement

airline-pay-8-8-17$20,000$40,000$50,000$60,000$70,000$80,000$10,000$30,000
Mesa Airlines Compass Airlines Envoy Air GoJet Airlines Trans States Airlines Silver Airways Piedmont Airlines Horizon Air Skywest Airlines PSA Airlines ExpressJet Airlines CommutAir

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Upgrade Times

With strong demand for pilots at the major airline level, regional airlines are experiencing quick Captain upgrade times.

30 Months Envoy Air

30 MonthsHorizon Air

30 MonthsSkyWest Airlines

36 MonthsTrans States Airlines

Flow Through Agreements

american-airlines Envoy Air, Piedmont, and PSA Airlines have flow through agreements with American Airlines, providing a direct path to a legacy carrier. Envoy projects upgrade to Captain in 2.5 years and flow through to American in just over 5 years.


Tuition Reimbursement Program Up to $11,000 in Airline Tuition Reimbursement

$5/hr Airline Tuition Reimbursement of $5 Per Flight Hour as an ATP Flight Instructor

$500/mo Airline Tuition Reimbursement of $500 Monthly Payments for First 12 Months as First Officer

$11,000 Total Airline Tuition Reimbursement

Tuition Reimbursement Program Continues to Grow...

With nine partner airlines, the Tuition Reimbursement Program continues to grow and offer Airline Career Pilot Program graduates more career opportunities and options.


Fleet Comparison

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CRJ-200/700/900

  • Passengers: 50-90
  • Speed: Up to 470 KTS
  • Service Ceiling: 41,000'
  • Range: Up to 2,000 NM
american-erj-145

ERJ-135/145

  • Passengers: 37-50
  • Speed: Up to 470 KTS
  • Service Ceiling: 37,000'
  • Range: Up to 2,000 NM
american-erj-175

ERJ-170/175/190

  • Passengers: 70-99
  • Speed: Up to 481 KTS
  • Service Ceiling: 41,000'
  • Range: Up to 2,450 NM
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Turboprop

  • Passengers: 34-78
  • Speed: Up to 360 KTS
  • Service Ceiling: 27,000'
  • Range: Up to 1,360 NM
Mesa Airlines Compass Airlines Envoy Air GoJet Airlines Trans States Airlines Silver Airways Piedmont Airlines Horizon Air Skywest Airlines PSA Airlines ExpressJet Airlines CommutAir
CRJ-200/700/900
ERJ-135/145
ERJ-170/175/190
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Turboprop
Bombardier Q300/Q200

Crew Bases

This interactive map shows crew bases for tuition reimbursement partner airlines across the US. Visit AirlinePilot.life to learn more about commuting to work as an airline pilot.


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