L3Harris Flight Academy

Our Airline Relationships

L3Harris Flight Academy has strong relationships with 11 U.S. airlines that offer career pathways to major carriers including Spirit, Delta, United and American.

Our 11 pilot pathway partners

Our relationships with 11 airlines drive a seamless transition from cadet to Certified Flight Instructor (CFI) to pilot.

Our partners regularly visit our Florida campus to speak with cadets and CFIs about career opportunities across the industry—you’ll have the opportunity to develop strong, rewarding relationships with multiple regional airlines throughout your time with L3Harris Flight Academy. Even more so, this foundational network features pathways to major airlines such as Delta, American Airlines, and United Airlines.

Explore L3Harris Flight Academy's partnerships below for information about each airline, including: pilot career paths, company benefits, hiring information, pay scales for Captains and First Officers, fleets, bases and contact information.

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I owe my transition from airport planner to airline pilot in under 3 years to the training and work environment fostered by the leadership of the L3Harris Flight Academy. It would not have been possible without their commitment to students and employees!

Academy Testimonial Sergey Kireyev Sergey Kireyev CommutAir First Officer (L3Harris graduate)

Spirit Airlines

With a growing fleet of new aircraft and ten crew bases across the U.S., Spirit is the leading ultra-low-fare carrier in North America. Spirit serves more than 90 destinations across the U.S., Latin America and the Caribbean.

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Endeavor Air

Thanks to our long-standing relationship with Endeavor Air, L3Harris cadets have access to Endeavor's STEP Program; a seamless transition from flight school to Endeavor to Delta!

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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.

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Air Wisconsin

The Air Wisconsin Airman Trainee program provides unique benefits and a support network to assist in making your desire to become a professional pilot a reality!

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Republic Airways

The RJet Cadet Program and Pilot Prep Program helps make the transition from classroom to flight deck easy with special events, a preferred interview track and more.

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The Envoy Cadet Program helps the most promising flight school student pilots make a smooth transition from the classroom to the regional cockpit.

Our pathway with Envoy    |    Request info 

Silver Airways

Silver Airways Emerging Aviators Program includes multiple entry points specifically designed to cultivate a meaningful relationship with each pilot candidate prior to joining the team as a First Officer.

Our pathway with Silver    |    Request info 

Empire Airlines

Empire Airlines is dedicated to fostering the passion for aviation at all levels. Empire has partnered with L3Harris to create a clearly defined path for aviators to reach the ultimate goal of flying professionally.

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Students enrolled in the CommutAir Pilot Development programs complete a thorough mentoring process to gain an understanding of airline operations and professionalism. Once completed, students may participate in a paid internship and interview for a contingent job offer before they graduate from their collegiate programs.

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The GoJet Wingman Pipeline Program provides promising pilots an internship at GoJet while they build flight time. Program participants become GoJet First Officers upon completion of ATP minimums and have the opportunity to go on a two-day visit to GoJet's corporate headquarters in St. Louis.

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PSA Airlines

Your career as a mainline pilot for the largest airline in the world, American Airlines, can start here.

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Your career begins here!

Our Flight Academy is equipped to start your career as a pilot, whether you’re just leaving school or later in life. L3Harris help people reach their dreams.

  • 100% funding available to 
    those who qualify
  • 11 airline 
  • 96% graduates who stay as CFI
    placed with airlines
  • 90+ single and multi-engine 

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