ATP Alumni Association Benefits ATP Graduates

ATP Flight School Sponsors Free King Schools Flight Instructor Refresher Clinics (FIRCs) to ATP Graduates

Jacksonville, FL — July 9, 2019

ATP Flight School now sponsors a free Flight Instructor Refresher Clinic course with King Schools for ATP graduates through the no-fees ATP Alumni Association. With this partnership, Airline Career Pilot Program graduates past and present will be able to use King Schools' industry-leading courseware free of charge to renew their flight instructor certificate, as part of the ATP Alumni Association's commitment to the success of ATP graduates.

ATP partners with King Schools.

"About two years ago, we integrated King Schools' courseware into ATP's Airline Career Pilot Program, from which over 1,000 commercial pilots graduate each year to meet the demand for airline pilots," said ATP Flight School President, Justin Dennis, "We appreciate our ATP Alumni and hope they enjoy this benefit made possible through our collaboration with King Schools."

We appreciate our ATP Alumni and hope they enjoy this benefit made possible through our collaboration with King Schools.

Justin Dennis

ATP President

The ATP Alumni Association aims to support a community of ATP graduates numbering more than 10,000 in their successful careers as professional pilots. Providing free access to proven quality resources, such as Kings School's FIRC, is just one such benefit.

"ATP's alumni represent the most professional pilot group in the industry," said Chris Carey, Director of the ATP Alumni Association, United Airlines pilot, and 2004 ATP graduate. "This investment in providing them access to the FIRC demonstrates our appreciation of them and commitment to their life-long success."

ATP's alumni represent the most professional pilot group in the industry.

Chris Carey

Director of the ATP Alumni Association

In addition to continuing education, the ATP Alumni Association also fosters the growth of alumni through sponsoring networking events nationwide and facilitating mentorship opportunities by connecting graduates.

"ATP’s Alumni Association provides fantastic benefits to the school’s graduates and we are thrilled to help those pilots maintain their CFI Certificates, even after they are flying professionally. Our hope is that many graduates will decide to give back to aviation by sharing their extensive knowledge and experience and helping to teach the next generation of pilots", commented Barry Knuttila, King Schools’ CEO.

ATP’s Alumni Association provides fantastic benefits to the school’s graduates and we are thrilled to help those pilots maintain their CFI Certificates, even after they are flying professionally.

Barry Knuttila

CEO of King Schools

ATP Alumni Association

ATP Alumni can register to obtain more information on FIRC, upcoming events, and additional benefits at ATPAlumni.org.

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About ATP Alumni Association

The ATP Alumni Association brings together and advocates for ATP Flight School graduates, proudly recognizing their success and contributions to the aviation community. The association does not ask membership fees or dues and is open to all graduates of ATP's Airline Career Pilot Program. ATP has become the most respected flight school in the country, thanks to the success of its 20,000-plus graduates. The association's mission is to give back, support, and express appreciation to these alumni.

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About ATP Flight School Training Pilots Since 1984

ATP's Airline Career Pilot Program prepares pilots for airline careers from zero time to 1,500 hours, with CFI jobs and airline employment. Addressing the pilot shortage, airlines attract new pilots to the industry with ATP's Tuition Reimbursement Program, where airlines sponsor a portion of pilots' flight training loan repayment. ATP also provides type-rating and ATP CTP certification. ATP's 376 aircraft fly over 308,000 hours annually to provide over 7,300 FAA pilot certificates and ratings each year. As America's largest flight school, ATP is the leading supplier of professionally trained pilots to the nation's regional airlines.

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