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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 21 airline partners.

Airline Sponsored Tuition Reimbursement

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 airline sponsored tuition reimbursement. Here’s how you can take advantage of this program:

Step 1
Airline Career Pilot Program

Graduate from the Airline Career Pilot Program with CFIs.

Step 2
Build Experience as a Flight Instructor

Become a flight instructor with ATP — guaranteed instructor job for Airline Career Pilot Program graduates, earning up to $42,000 annually with airline tuition reimbursement.

Step 3
Airline Interview & Airline Tuition Reimbursement

Between 300-500 hours total time, interview with Piedmont Airlines. If you accept the 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.

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.

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.

Crew Bases
Signing Bonus


  • ERJ-145
Crew Bases

Crew Bases

  • PHL
Signing Bonus

Signing Bonus

Offering Tuition Reimbursement Program participants $4,000 signing bonus on first day of training at the airline.

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