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ATP graduates achieve their career goals sooner and have more choices of who to fly for. Envoy Air recruits commercial pilots trained by ATP and is one of ATP's 38 airline partners.

Envoy Air and ATP Flight School offer you the best and fastest path to becoming an American Airlines pilot. As an ATP graduate, you can participate in the Envoy Cadet Program, where you can earn financial assistance, health and travel benefits, and take advantage of a flow-through agreement that allows you to begin flying as an American Airlines pilot. ATP's proven training takes you from zero experience to the American Eagle airline in two years, allowing you to then flow-through to an American Airlines pilot career in just over 5 years.

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Envoy Air Cadet Program Summary of Envoy Air's Benefits

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Envoy Air has selected ATP as a preferred training provider to build their pilot pipelines with the best training in the fastest time frame possible, offering Airline Career Pilot Program students the following benefits to help offset the cost of paying for flight school and help you land the best job in the world.

Bonuses & Financial Incentives

Receive $15,000 in bonuses and airline financial incentives.

Fast Track to the Majors

An agreement between Envoy Air and American Airlines allows you to flow-through to the major airline.

Travel Privileges & Employment Benefits

Enjoy airline travel privileges and employment benefits while you're an ATP CFI.

Pilot Career Path and BenefitsSteps to Participate in the Program

The Fastest Path to an American Airlines Career

Envoy Air has selected ATP as a preferred flight training provider and Airline Career Pilot Program graduates have the most efficient path to an American Airlines career compared to any other flight training pilot cadet academy. Explore the steps you take to participate in the Envoy Cadet Program and become an American Airlines Pilot.

  1. Step 1

    Airline Career Pilot Program

    Attend ATP Flight School and graduate from the Airline Career Pilot Program with Certificated Flight Instructor (CFI) certificates. Train in Dallas, home to the American Airlines training center, or at any of ATP's nationwide locations.

  2. Step 2

    Gain Experience as a Flight Instructor

    Next, begin working as a flight instructor with ATP to gain experience.

  3. Step 3

    Enroll in the Envoy Cadet Program

    Complete your first and last airline pilot interview with Envoy to join the Cadet Program (no future interviews will be required at Envoy or American). Participation in the Cadet Program makes you an Envoy Air employee, allowing you to enjoy health and travel benefits from the airline while you instruct and gain flight experience. Cadets will also receive a sign on bonus of $15,000.

  4. Step 4

    Begin Flying as an American Eagle Airline Pilot

    In two years after starting flight training, start your new hire class with Envoy.

  5. Step 5

    Flow-Through to American Airlines

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    Finally, you will have the option to take advantage of a flow-through agreement between American Airlines and Envoy, allowing you to fly for the major airline after just over five years at Envoy. Learn more about how to become an American Airlines pilot »

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Envoy Air Cadet Program Requirements & Benefits

Summary of Cadet Program Benefits

  • Envoy Air employee benefits:
    • Travel Privileges for you and your immediate family on American Airlines flights.
    • Comprehensive health, dental and vision insurance.
    • 401(k) retirement with company match contributions.
    • American Airlines Group profit sharing.
    • Paid vacation and sick time accrual.
  • Proven pilot career path to American Airlines. Upgrade to Captain at Envoy in two years and flow to American Airlines in just over five years.

Envoy Cadet Program Requirements

Pilots must meet the following prerequisites and experience requirements to enroll in the Envoy Air Cadet Program.

  • FAA Commercial Pilot Certification with multi-engine and instrument ratings
  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Current FAA First Class Medical Certificate with no limitations (except for corrective lenses)
  • IFR Currency
  • FCC License
  • Ability to work in the U.S.
  • Ability to travel into and out of the U.S. and to all cities/countries served by Envoy

For more information, visit online Envoy's Cadet Program or if you need help getting started, request more information.

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Airline Hiring & Placements

ATP Flight School has the highest ratio of placements to students of any other college, pilot cadet academy, or university, and has placed over 500 pilots with American Eagle (Envoy Air).

American Airlines Honors Envoy’s Distinguished Cadets

American Airlines Honors Envoy’s Distinguished Cadets

Envoy Cadets were recently selected to be honored by American Airlines based on feedback from their peers, recruiters and partner schools. Among those distinguished cadets, was ATP Flight School student, Nikki Gallagher. Nikki is an active member of Women in Aviation International. She chose Envoy because of the growth opportunities, equipment, and safety record.

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