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SkyWest Airlines Airline Pilot Hiring Partnership

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 20 airline partners.

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Airline Sponsored AssistanceSummary of SkyWest's Benefits

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.

Fast Track to the Majors

Take advantage of SkyWest's partnerships with major airline carriers and fast-track your pilot career progression.

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, and build flight experience faster.

  3. Step 3

    Airline Interview

    Apply to the Pilot Pathway Program and then attend a Cadet Experience – an enhanced introduction to SkyWest.

  4. Step 4

    Airline Pilot Job Placement

    About two years after starting flight training, 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’ Guaranteed Application Review and United Airlines®’ Resume Review Program. SkyWest also offers career advancement with American Airlines and Alaska Airlines.

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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 SkyWest Airlines Fleet & Crew Bases Information

SkyWest operates in partnership with Delta Air Lines, United, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines; with nearly 14,000 employees conducting more than 2,100 daily flights.

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Upgrade to Captain at SkyWest within two years.

Fleet

Fleet

  • CRJ-900
  • CRJ-200
  • CRJ-700
  • ERJ-175
Crew Bases

Crew Bases

  • ATL
  • ORD
  • COS
  • DEN
  • FAT
  • IAH
  • LAX
  • MSP
  • PSP
  • PHX
  • PDX
  • SLC
  • SFO
  • SEA
  • TUS

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