ATP Orders 15 Additional Piper Archers

Flight training with ATP has become the proven path from a beginning as a student with no flight experience to a career flying for the airlines. ATP has made a commitment to safely and effectively training people responding to the demand for new airline pilots due to the severe pilot shortage gripping the airline industry. ATP is meeting that commitment, in part by adding 15 new Piper Archer TX aircraft to its fleet of flight training aircraft with the option for adding 85 additional new Archers. Continue reading

GoJet Airlines and Their Pilots Reach Tentative Agreement

ATP’s Tuition Reimbursement Program partner GoJet Airlines announced today that they have reached a tentative agreement with their pilots on a five-year contract. The new tentative agreement contains improvements in work rules, benefits and pay which brings new First Officer pay to over $38 per hour / $40,000 per year, which is becoming the new standard in the regional airline industry. Once the agreement is ratified it will benefit the pilots that ATP will be sending to GoJet through the Tuition Reimbursement Program. Continue reading

An Important Part of Every Flight

We have written many times on about the acute shortage of qualified pilots to fly for the airlines. Although the news hasn’t spread quite as far, there is also a shortage of other specialists required to run an airline safely. Airline professionals such as Certified Aircraft Dispatchers, mechanics and technicians are also in short supply, and they are very important parts of any airline’s team. Continue reading