American Airlines Cadet Academy

Take the Fastest Path to the Flight Deck

Infinity Flight is honored to be the only east coast training provider partnered with the American Airlines Cadet Academy. This program offers an accelerated commercial pilot pathway that includes customized training, financing through the American Airlines Federal Credit Union, consistent student/pilot mentoring from American Airlines and a guaranteed interview with a wholly owned subsidiary of American Airlines.

Let us get you on a direct flight path to the world’s largest airline.

Eligibility and Expectations

To qualify for the AA Cadet Academy a student must meet and prove the following eligibility criteria:

  • Be 21 years of age at the completion of the program 
  • Be able to obtain FAA 1st class medical
  • Have earned a high school diploma or GED
  • Be legally eligible to work in the US and have a valid passport with the ability to travel domestically and internationally
  • Demonstrate proficiency in reading, writing and speaking English
  • Pass a student interview and background check


Students who are accepted into the AA Cadet Academy Program at Infinity Flight will be placed into a cohort and assigned a start date. Infinity Flight will offer one cohort start date each month.  It is important to note that this is a professional pilot training program. Students in this unique program will be expected to available on a full-time basis. 

Apply and earn acceptance to the AA Cadet Academy and the AA Federal Credit Union student loan.

Infinity Flight will guide you through 12 months of flight training earning your Private Pilot License, Instrument Rating, Commercial Pilot Certificate, Commercial Multi-Engine Certificate, and CFI/CFII.

Get paid to flight instruct for about 8-12 months until you reach airline hiring minimums of 1500 hours of total time and 21 years of age.

Interview with a wholly owned subsidiary of American Airlines (Piedmont, Envoy, PSA). If hired, you will start your career and automatically flow to American Airlines without any further interviews, enjoying a sign-on bonus , 6-figure starting salary, generous benefits package and many other perks.

Ready to start?

For more detailed information about the AA Cadet Academy at Infinity Flight please contact us.