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Piedmont Airlines Airline Pilot Hiring Partnership

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 20 airline partners.

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Airline Sponsored AssistanceSummary of Piedmont's Benefits

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.

Tuition Reimbursement

Receive up to $11,000 in airline sponsored financial assistance.

Signing Bonus

When you sign your contract with Piedmont, receive a total signing bonus of $7,000.

Fast Track to the Majors

Take advantage of Piedmont's partnership with American Airlines and fast-track your pilot career progression.

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, earn airline tuition reimbursement, and build flight experience faster.

  3. Step 3

    Airline Interview & Airline Tuition Reimbursement

    Between 300-500 hours total time, interview with Piedmont Airlines. If you accept Piedmont's offer, they make a financial contribution toward your loan payment and you make a commitment to fly for that airline. Payments are $5 per flight hour, based on how much flight time you acquire each month. If you did not finance your flight training, payments are made directly to you.

  4. Step 4

    Airline Pilot Job Placement

    About two years after starting flight training, and with approximately $5,000 in airline tuition reimbursement received, you start your new hire class with Piedmont Airlines. $500 monthly payments continue to supplement first-year airline pay for at least 12 months.

  5. Step 5

    Flow-Through to American Airlines

    American Airlines

    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 no additional interview required.

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Airline Hiring & Placements

Congratulations to these ATP graduates who have achieved the next step in their professional pilot careers. ATP’s airline hiring partnership agreements get ATP graduates hired faster. For more success stories, see all the airline placements.

About Piedmont Airlines Fleet & Crew Bases Information

Piedmont operates nearly 400 daily departures to 55 cities throughout the eastern United States and employs more than 5,800 aviation professionals.

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Crew Bases
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Fleet

  • ERJ-145
Crew Bases

Crew Bases

  • PHL

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