LeTourneau University and several airlines have partnered and are proud to offer various airline hiring programs to professional flight students. These programs provide a clear pathway for students interested in working as an airline pilot. We have agreements with Envoy, ExpressJet and SkyWest Airlines. To be eligible for these agreements, you must have completed all flight training beyond the Private Pilot certificate at LeTourneau University.
LeTourneau University (LETU) and Envoy have partnered and are proud to offer the Envoy Pipeline Program to LETU professional flight students. This program provides a clear career pathway for students interested in working as an airline pilot.
Students meeting the program requirements can be accepted into the pipeline program as early as their sophomore year at LETU. As graduates, pipeline participants work for Envoy as LETU flight instructors. This allows the participant to enjoy employee benefits, including travel privileges, at Envoy while gaining the flight time and experience needed to work as an airline pilot.
LeTourneau University and ExpressJet have partnered to offer qualified professional flight students at LETU a streamlined path to employment with ExpressJet after graduation. Students complete their AP3 Testing during their Junior year, setting them on a path toward a rewarding aviation career.
LeTourneau University and SkyWest Airlines have partnered to provide a direct pathway for selected LETU professional flight students to find employment with SkyWest Airlines after graduation. This partnership with SkyWest Airlines provides LETU students a direct path to pursue their aviation careers.
Graduates of LETU's professional flight programs are eligible to apply for a restricted-privileges Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) certificate. This credential can be granted to an individual with as few as 1,000 hours of flight time, and allows them to serve as an airline co-pilot until they obtain the 1,500 hours required for an unrestricted ATP certification.