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Piedmont Airlines Airline Pilot Hiring Partnership

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ATP graduates achieve their career goals sooner and have more choices of who to fly for. Piedmont Airlines recruits commercial pilots trained by ATP and is one of ATP's 32 airline partners.

Fast Track to Piedmont Airlines

Piedmont Cadet Program

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Piedmont Cadet Program Summary of Piedmont Airlines' Benefits

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Piedmont Airlines 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, flying as an airline pilot.

Bonuses & Financial Incentives

Receive $172,500 in bonuses and airline financial incentives.

Fast Track to the Majors

An agreement between Piedmont and American Airlines allows you to flow-through to the major airline and earn up to $120,000 paid at the time of flow.

Pilot Career Path and BenefitsSteps to Participate in the Program

The Fastest Path to American Airlines.

  1. Step 1

    Airline Career Pilot Program

    Graduate from the Airline Career Pilot Program with CFIs.

  2. Step 2

    Build Experience as a Flight Instructor

    Become an instructor with ATP's — certified instructor job for Airline Career Pilot Program graduates, where you can fly one of the newest and most reliable fleets and build flight experience faster. At 500 hours total time, become a Piedmont Cadet and earn a $7,500 signing bonus, plus an additional $5,000 made in payments every 100 hours as you build flight time.

  3. Step 3

    Airline Pilot Job Placement

    In two years after starting flight training, you start your new hire class with Piedmont Airlines. Receive a $5,000 bonus after your initial training and IOE and after one year with Piedmont receive another $5,000. Altogether, you will have received $22,500 as a Piedmont Cadet and then when you upgrade to Captain, you will receive an additional $30,000 bonus.

  4. Step 4

    American Airlines Flow-Through

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    As a Piedmont pilot, you can take advantage of a flow-through agreement between American Airlines and Piedmont, putting you on a direct path to American, with an additional $120,000 flow-through bonus.

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