IFT implements Pilot Bridge Program with SkyWest Airlines

June 19th, 2013
SkyWest Crew

IASCO Flight Training (IFT) is pleased to announce that they will partner with SkyWest Airlines on a new Pilot Bridge Program. The program gives students earning a professional pilot degree additional opportunity toward becoming a SkyWest Airlines first officer.

Upon completion of this new program, IFT students/employees will be better prepared to enter the commercial airline industry and will be offered unique career opportunities at SkyWest Airlines. IFT candidates who fit the SkyWest program requirements will receive benefits such as a retained Date of Hire (DOH), special projects, job fairs, recruitment events and individual mentoring by SkyWest captains.

Students in the Pilot Bridge Program must maintain a minimum grade point average, complete advanced jet training courses and attain the FAA ratings of Commercial Pilot/Instrument and Multi-Engine, and Certified Flight Instructor/Instrument.

IASCO Flight Training maintains its goal as a career builder for our customers and employees. This agreement and the accreditation path with IFT enables goal-oriented individuals the opportunity to secure an exceptional career as a professional pilot at the industry-leading SkyWest Airlines.

Individuals who are interested in the IFT’s SkyWest Bridge Program should address our Career Development Department at inquiries@iascousa.com.


About SkyWest Airlines

Headquartered in St. George, Utah, SkyWest Airlines partners with the world’s largest network carriers, including United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, US Airways, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines. With a fleet of 327 aircraft and more than 10,000 aviation professionals, SkyWest operates more than 1,900 flights each day to 183 destinations throughout North America and carried more than 26.2 million passengers in 2012. For more information, visit www.skywest.com and follow @SkyWestAirlines on Twitter.

About IFT

Since 1971, IASCO has provided individualized ab initio training. Airlines all over the world have chosen IASCO for our global reputation for safety, experience, and stability. Our students can expect standardized and comprehensive, airline-oriented training which prepares them for their aviation careers. Our flight instructors receive thorough standardization training to ensure students get a durable foundation of skills starting from their first flight.  For more information please visit www.iascousa.com.