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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 38 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 and is offering Airline Career Pilot Program students the following benefits to help offset the cost of paying for flight school. Plus you can receive a guaranteed interview to 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 to help you pay for flight school. Only at ATP is this paid to you while you are an instructor!

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

    Only at ATP, can you earn $17.50/hr in SkyWest Tuition Reimbursement as an instructor!

    Apply to the SkyWest Pilot Pathway Program ( 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 up to two years of 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. Only at ATP is this paid to you while you are an instructor!

  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. SkyWest captains with 24 months of service can secure a Guaranteed Pilot Interview with Delta Air Lines, United Airlines®, and Alaska Airlines.

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