Airline Cadet Programs

Integrated Airline Transport Pilot License (ATPL) Career Pathways

Fully mentored airline career program from GAA with our partner airlines.

The GAA Integrated ATPL provides training for a flagship Pilot Cadet program leading to an exciting flying career as a First Officer with one of our many airline partners.

This Pilot Cadet program is designed for talented aspiring aviators to be Co-Pilots, Captains and future Aviation Managers.

The program is characterized by high-quality training leading to a 'frozen' ATPL with a type rating. Successful applicants will be provided with a conditional offer of employment by one of our airline partners before training begins.

  • Status: Full-time

  • Duration: 20 months, subject to scheduling

  • Type: Airline Transport Pilot License (ATPL)

  • Required experience: Little or none

  • Employment: Conditional offer of employment

  • Locations: US

Entry criteria

To apply for this program, you must meet the following requirements.

Age and height

Aged between 18 and 55.

Minimum height 5 ft. 2 in. (157 cm), maximum height 6 ft. 3 in. (191 cm).


You must have achieved the following academic achievements (or equivalent).

US - A High School Degree (normally achieved at age 18) with a good standard in Mathematics, Science and English language – or equivalent, supported by certificate evidence.

UK - 5 GCSEs at grade C or above - including Mathematics, Science and English language – or equivalent, supported by certificate evidence.

English language

Be fluent in English (verbal and written).


Ability to obtain and maintain an FAA/EASA Class 1 Aviation Medical Certificate prior to enrollment.


Have a valid passport with an unrestricted current right to live and work in the US with an ability to travel unrestricted worldwide.

Background and selection

Ability to produce a Criminal Record Check (CRC) Basic Disclosure Certificate (or local equivalent) and pass referencing checks.

Pass a selection process.

Current PPL(A) holders are eligible to apply.


As one the leading independent providers of professional pilot training, Global Airline Academy is known worldwide as both the place to come for all future pilot’s and the place to be trained at for all experienced pilots.


T: +1 800-686-4080

F: 321-567-0408


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Titusville, FL 32780

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