L3 Airline Academy and SkyWest Airlines have come together to provide L3 cadets with access to resources and guidance to make a seamless transition from flight school training to an Airline career!
Graduating from our Professional Pilot Program or Airline Pilot Track and becoming an L3 Instructor and SkyWest Cadet will provide you with the opportunity to apply to join SkyWest's Pilot Pathway Program. SkyWest operates in partnership with Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines and has a fleet of 484 aircraft!Request Info
Why join SkyWest?
14,000 aviation professionals
2,500 daily flights
261 destinations across North America
Fleet of 484 aircraft
SkyWest Pilot Pathway Program
The SkyWest Pilot Pathway Program provides a direct path to the flight deck for exceptional pilots with a desire to take control of their aviation careers.
- Up to $15,000 in Tuition Reimbursement
- Company seniority for benefits eligibility
- Guaranteed final interview for SkyWest First Officer position
- Top seniority at SkyWest ground school
- Access to SkyWest Pilot mentors
- Enhanced introduction to SkyWest, including flight and lodging to SLC, tour of facilities, and more.
From SkyWest to Delta or United
Take advantage of SkyWest Airlines' Pilot Pathway Program tuition reimbursement of up to $15,000 and discover their opportunties with both Delta and United.
Find out how you can go from no flight experience to flying at Delta or United via SkyWest:
Step 1 - Graduate from L3
The first step in your journey to becoming an Airline Pilot is to graduate from our Professional Pilot Program or Airline Pilot Track. Both of these programs include accredited curriculum and airline oriented training that can take you from no experience to becoming a Certified Flight Instructor in as little as 15 months!
Step 2 - Build Your Experience
Becoming a Flight Instructor is one of the best ways to build up your flight time. Those that complete our Professional Pilot Program or Airline Pilot Track are guaranteed an interview to instruct at L3 Flight Academy in Florida. Our Instructors fly an average of 100 hours per month and 96% of our cadets who stay at L3 to instruct are placed at an airline!
Step 3 - Interview with SkyWest
The next step is to apply to the SkyWest Pilot Pathway Program. If accepted, you will begin to recieve the SkyWest Pilot Pathway Program benefits! Being accpeted means you will have a direct path to the flight deck!
Step 4 - Become an Airline Pilot
After reaching the FAA mandated 1500 hours of flight time, you will be eligible to earn your Airline Transport Pilot Certificate. Upon completion of your ATP and SkyWest training, you will offically be an Airline Pilot!
Step 5 - Fly at Delta or United
SkyWest pilots recieve access to guaranteed application and resume review programs for both Delta Air Lines and United Airlines.
The Major Airlines await!
Thank you for your interest in one of our career programs.
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