Ascend Pilot Development Program
Flying for Horizon Air

Pilot Development Program

Get ready to soar

When you’re a student pilot, finding the right support and guidance for beginning a piloting career can be challenging. Horizon Air is here to help. Private pilots who are enrolled in our pilot development program will receive a $7,500 stipend, have opportunities to develop skills through mentoring from a professional pilot, and be included in special events. After completing the program and meeting all qualifications, you’ll be assigned a class date with Horizon Air.

How it works

  • Enroll at a participating school
  • Apply for the pilot development program at horizonair-pilot.jobs
  • Interview for the program
  • Receive $7,500 flight training stipend once earning your CPL
  • Be a CFI at your school to build hours
  • Keep Horizon Air informed of your progress until you meet ATP/R-ATP mins
  • Become a Horizon Air pilot

Universities and affiliated Pilot Development Program schools

  • ATP Flight Schools
  • Big Bend Community College
  • Central Oregon Community College
  • Central Washington
  • Galvin Flying
  • Green River College
  • Hillsboro Aero Academy
  • Rocky Mountain College
  • Summit Aviation, LLC
  • Pacific Aviation NW
  • University of Alaska-Anchorage
  • Walla Walla University
  • California Aeronautical University
  • Utah Valley University
  • More schools to come

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