L3Harris Flight Academy

SkyWest Airlines

L3Harris Flight Academy and SkyWest Airlines have come together to provide L3Harris cadets with access to resources and guidance to make a seamless transition from flight school to an airline career!

SkyWest Pilot Pathway Program

Enrolling in our Professional Pilot Program or Airline Pilot Track will provide you with 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!

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.

Benefits include:

  • 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
Pilot training programs

Why join SkyWest?

  • 14,000 aviation professionals
  • 2,500 daily flights
  • 261 destinations across North America
  • Fleet of 484 aircraft

From SkyWest to Delta or United

Take advantage of SkyWest Airlines' Pilot Pathway Program tuition reimbursement of up to $15,000 and discover their opportunities with both Delta and United. Find out how you can go from no flight experience to flying at Delta or United via SkyWest:

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Get in touch today and start your journey!

Do you have any questions about starting your pilot training journey at L3Harris Flight Academy? Please send us a message and an Admissions Officer will be happy to assist.

Step 1 - Enroll at L3Harris

The first step in your journey to becoming an airline pilot is to enroll in 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 flight instruct at L3Harris Flight Academy in Florida. Our Instructors fly an average of 100 hours per month and 96% of our cadets who stay at L3Harris 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 receive the SkyWest Pilot Pathway Program benefits! Being accepted 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 officially be an airline pilot!

Step 5 - Fly at Delta or United

SkyWest pilots receive access to guaranteed application and resume review programs for both Delta Air Lines and United Airlines. The major airlines await!

Pilot training programs

Professional Pilot Program

Professional Pilot Program

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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.

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