AA Cadet Academy

Explore your future

Give your dreams lift

Being a pilot means more than a uniform and a career with limitless opportunities. Being a pilot with American Airlines means – from the first time you hold the controls of an aircraft to the next time someone salutes you as Captain – you belong to a community that leads the way in aviation and cares for people along life’s journey.

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A culture of belonging and a foundation of pioneers, groundbreakers, and leaders shapes the pilot community at American Airlines. Ready to join our ranks?