EXPRESSJET – Airline Pilot Pathway Program

ExpressJet’s Airline Pilot Pathway Program (AP3) is designed to give students a highly structured path to a career at ExpressJet, and then on to a major airline.  ExpressJet has partnered with Sunrise Flight Academy to develop a customized program aimed at developing the highest quality pilots.

After being accepted into the program, students must complete the AP3’s highly structured and competitive requirements throughout their student career, then they are offered a guaranteed interview or position as a first officer at ExpressJet.

Headquartered in Atlanta, ExpressJet Airlines, a wholly owned subsidiary of SkyWest, Inc., is the world’s largest regional airline with 9,000 aviation professionals, an average of 2,232 daily flights and an all-jet fleet of 411 aircraft. Through capacity purchase agreements, ExpressJet operates as American Eagle, Delta Connection and United Express to serve 200 airports in 42 U.S. states, District of Columbia, Bahamas, Canada, Jamaica and Mexico. For more information, visit

AeroStar Training Services, LLC

Sunrise Flight Academy is proud of our association with AeroStar Training Services, a premier provider of career development and type rating training for prospective airline pilots.

AeroStar was founded by and for professional airline pilots.  An FAA certified 142 training center, Aerostar serves the needs of individuals seeking a career as an airline professional, and the certification training and type ratings required.

AeroStar offers a wide range of certification and endorsement programs, including ATP, CTP aircraft type ratings in the Airbus A320, A330, A340, Boeing 737 and the Boeing Business Jet.  For more information, visit