Airline Career Pilot Program

Contact Admissions
  • FAA Private Pilot License (PPL)
  • FAA Instrument Rating (IR)
  • FAA Commercial Pilot License, Multi-Engine (CPL ME)

8-10 Months    $52,500 USD

Daytona Beach, Florida

Learn to Fly with America’s Largest & Best Flight School!

ATP’s International Professional Pilot Course takes you from zero time to Commercial Instrument Pilot, using ATP’s proven airline-oriented flight training.

ATP designed its International Pro Pilot Course with extra flight time built-in. This nearly eliminates extra charges for additional flight and ground training, which are common at other flight schools. ATP quotes its fixed price based on realistic flight training requirements, not FAA minimum standards.

Your Flight Training Course Includes

  • Private Single & Instrument
  • Commercial Multi & Instrument
  • 255 Hours Logged Flight Time
    • 170 Hours Single-Engine Instruction & Flight Checks
    • 35 Hours Multi-Engine Instruction & Flight Checks
    • 50 Hours Simulator (FTD)
  • All Classroom & Individual Ground Instruction
  • Aircraft Manuals, Training Syllabus, & Checklists
  • All Pre- and Post-Flight Briefings

Program specifications are subject to change, but not during your training program. See our fuel surcharge policy. Logged flight times may vary slightly due to flight check times and other considerations.

Additional Costs Not Included

  • Groups training under contract will require the Fundamentals of Flight Course
  • Housing & Food
  • Airfare & Transportation
  • Medical, Licensing, FAA Knowledge Tests, and Exam Fees
  • Immigrations and TSA Fees
  • iPad, Books, and Supplies

For a complete itemized list, please see additional expenses.


Fly the latest in glass cockpit aircraft, with ATP's Garmin G1000 equipped Cessna CE-172s and Diamond DA40s.

ATP Cessna 172  ATP Diamond DA40

Class Dates

Classes begin on the third Monday of each month at ATP’s Daytona Beach Flight Training Center. Follow our steps to enrollment to reserve the next available class date.


The International Professional Pilot Course is an intensive training program. Before you enroll, you must:

  • Be 18 Years of Age
  • Read, Understand, and Speak English
  • Pass ATP’s Flight Aptitude Test

Payment Schedule

  $ USD
Payment to Reserve Class Date $1,000
Upon Class Start 26,500
12 Weeks After Class Start 25,000
Total Fixed Cost $52,500

Acceptable Forms of Payment

All payments must be made in US Dollars. Acceptable forms of payment at the training center include: cash, cashier’s check, money order, certified check or traveler’s checks. ATP will also accept payment via wire transfer. Payments by credit card and other types of check are not accepted.

Extra Flight Training Rates

The course price is quoted as a discounted package price. If you withdraw from the course before completion, or you require additional training, please refer to the additional flight instruction rates.

ATP’s Solid Reputation

ATP has a solid reputation for completing training on-time and on-budget. We will help you meet your goals and make your dream of a flying career a reality. With our extensive major airline, regional airline, and corporate experience, the management staff of ATP is in a unique position to provide training and direction. ATP has been training career-bound pilots for over 30 years and is committed to preparing you for a demanding, but rewarding career.

In the US, ATP has built a strong reputation for charging students exactly the advertised price. Our flight training courses include realistic amounts of flight time for most students.

You will not find a more reputable flight school that you can trust with your large flight training investment.

Largest Flight School in America

ATP Flight Schools NationwideATP is the Largest Flight School in America with over 226 aircraft and 34 training centers. ATP trains more U.S. airline pilots than any other flight school, college, or academy. Trust ATP to deliver your international professional pilot training on-time and on-budget.

The International Pro Pilot Course is only offered at our Daytona Beach, Florida campus.

Daytona Beach, Florida Campus

International Flight Training at ATP Flight School in Florida

Train in sunny Daytona Beach, Florida. Good weather and the Florida airspace provide a great flight training environment. ATP has specially-arranged accommodations at a conveniently located hotel near the airport and training center.

ATP’s training center is a short distance from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, making it convenient for students to enroll with ATP for flight training and Embry-Riddle for a university degree.

Student Visas

ATP accepts international flight training students on M-1 Student Visas for enrollment in our International Professional Pilot Course. To learn how to apply for an M-1 Student Visa, follow our steps to enrollment.

Students may not work in the United States with an M-1 Visa, and ATP does not offer employment to international students. The M-1 Visa is for training only. After training, you will return to your home country to seek employment.

Important Information