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SkyWest 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. SkyWest Airlines recruits commercial pilots trained by ATP and is one of ATP's 32 airline partners.

Fast Track to SkyWest Airlines

Pilot Pathway Program

ATP Tuition Reimbursement

$17.5k in Airline Assistance

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Pilot Pathway Program / ATP Tuition Reimbursement Program Summary of SkyWest Airlines' Benefits

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SkyWest 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.

Tuition Reimbursement

Receive up to $17,500 in airline sponsored financial assistance towards helping you pay for flight school.

Pilot Career Path and BenefitsSteps to Participate in the Program

The Fastest Path to the Major 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

    Apply to the Pilot Pathway Program and then attend a Cadet Experience – an enhanced introduction to SkyWest. If you accept SkyWest's offer, they make a financial contribution toward your loan payment and you make a commitment to fly for that airline, activating company seniority. Payments are $17.50 per flight hour from 500 hours total time up to $17,500 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

    In two years after starting flight training, and with approximately $17,500 in airline tuition reimbursement received while working as a flight instructor (exclusive to ATP), complete a guaranteed interview for a first officer position to start your new hire class with SkyWest Airlines.

  5. Step 5

    Fly for Your Major Airline

    The SkyWest Pilot Pathway Program through ATP provides a clear path for pilots to launch their career with SkyWest Airlines and continue their career progression through partnerships with Delta Air Lines, United Airlines®, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines.

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