Piedmont Announces School Visits for Industry Leading Cadet Program


piedmontSALISBURY, Maryland – Piedmont Airlines, a wholly owned subsidiary of the American Airlines Group Inc., is partnering with select colleges and flight schools across the country to provide students with the opportunity to pursue a career in commercial flying through Piedmont’s industry leading cadet program.

Piedmont’s cadet program helps students in partnering schools make a smooth transition from instructor, to Piedmont pilot, to American Airlines pilot. Once a pilot achieves Certified Flight Instructor (CFI) status with 500 hours, he or she will be eligible for the cadet program and can interview join Piedmont Airlines. The program offers tuition reimbursement, conditional employment and a guaranteed path to American Airlines.

Piedmont’s current partner schools include: Aerosim Flight Academy, ATP Flight School, Averett University, California Aeronautical University, California Baptist University, Community College of Beaver County, Infinity Flight Group, Inter American University of Puerto Rico, Liberty University, Middle Georgia State University, San Diego Christian College and University of North Dakota.

Piedmont will be visiting schools on the following dates:

  • Sept. 23- Liberty University
  • Sept. 28- University of North Dakota
  • Oct. 4- California Baptist University
  • Oct. 18- San Diego Christian
  • Oct. 19- California Aeronautical University Oct. 21- Averett University
  • Oct. 24- Middle Georgia State University

For additional information, please visit piedmont-airlines.com/Careers or contact Lynnette Darnell at [email protected].


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