and answers


1. Why become an airline pilot?


Boeing Forecasts

Boeing predicts that the commercial aviation industry will need 498,000 pilots and 556,000 technicians worldwide over the next 20 years to meet demand.


“In many regions of the world, our customers are facing challenges in recruiting personnel due to pilot and technician shortages,” said Sherry Carbary, vice president, Boeing Flight Services.


IATA Forecasts

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) forecasts global industry net profit to rise to $38.4 billion in 2018, an improvement from the $34.5 billion expected net profit in 2017 (revised from a $31.4 billion forecast in June).


The International Air Transport Association (IATA) expects 7.2 billion passengers to travel in 2035, a near doubling of the 3.8 billion air travelers in 2016. The prediction is based on a 3.7% annual Compound Average Growth Rate (CAGR) noted in the release of the latest update to the association’s 20-Year Air Passenger Forecast.


“People want to fly. Demand for air travel over the next two decades is set to double. Enabling people and nations to trade, explore, and share the benefits of innovation and economic prosperity makes our world a better place.” 

“These are good times for the global air transport industry. Safety performance is solid. We have a clear strategy that is delivering results on environmental performance. More people than ever are traveling. The demand for air cargo is at its strongest level in over a decade. Employment is growing. More routes are being opened. Airlines are achieving sustainable levels of profitability.” 

Alexandre de Juniac, IATA’s Director General and CEO.  


FAA Aerospace Forecasts

2017 marks the eighth consecutive year of profitability for the U.S. airline industry. Looking forward, there is confidence that U.S. airlines have finally transformed from a capital-intensive, highly cyclical industry to an industry that generates solid returns on capital and sustained profits. Fundamentally, over the medium and long-term, aviation demand is driven by economic activity, and a growing U.S. and world economy provide the basis for aviation to grow over the long run. The 2018 FAA forecast calls for U.S. carrier passenger growth over the next 20 years to average 1.9 percent per year. The uptick in passenger growth in 2016-17 will continue into 2018 spurred on by favorable economic conditions in the U.S. and the world. 


2. I want to become an airline pilot. What is required?

In order to become an airline pilot, you need to have the following qualifications:
a) Be at least 18 years of age
b) Speak English fluently
c) Obtain a valid EASA Medical Certificate Class 1 (we can coordinate this for you)


3. What documents do I need to submit in order to enroll onto an atp integrated course?

In order to complete the enrollment process, you need to submit the following documents:
a) An ATP Integrated booking Form.
b) Fill out and sign course and school terms and conditions.
c) A copy of an ID or Passport.

d) For most course you are required to pay a 10% enrollment fee which is later discounted from the course price.


4. When do courses begin? How long do they last?

Courses begin every 2 months starting the first week of january. 


5. What does the Theoretical Training consist of on an atp integrated course? 

Theoretical Training consists of 14 subjects, including 750 hrs of full classroom training, Jeppesen pilot training material, approved interactive video training, presentations, progress tests and sample exams.


The Theoretical Training Courses are the following:

  • Air Law

  •  Aircraft General Knowledge, Airframe, Systems, Power Plant

  • Aircraft General Knowledge, Instruments, Electronics

  • Flight performance and Planning, Mass and Balance Performance

  • Flight Planning and Monitoring

  • Human Performance and Limitations

  • Meteorology

  • General Navigation

  • Radio Navigation

  • Operational Procedures

  • Principles of Flight

  • VFR Communications

  • IFR Communications

In order to successfully complete your Theoretical Training, you need to pass an internal progress test with a grade equivalent or higher than 85%.


6. How long does Theoretical Training last?

ATPL Theoretical Trainingcab kast between 10 and 18 months.


7. What does Flight Training consist of? 

Flight Training varies between one school and another and usually consists of at least 200 hrs flying and 750 hours of ATPL Theoretical Ground School.
• 130 hours of single-engine piston (SEP) aircraft training
• 15 hours of multi-engine piston (MEP) aircraft training
• 40 hours of IFR advanced simulator training
• 10 hours of multi-crew simulator training (pilot flying)
• 10 hours of multi-crew simulator training (pilot monitoring)


8. How much does ATPL Training cost?

The total cost for the ATPL Training can cost from 55,000 Euros all the way up to €120,000. Fees usually include:

  1. Theoretical Training 750hrs

  2. Flight Training 200 hrs

  3. Theoretical Training Material Jeppesen GS set: Books, CBTs and ground school training material

  4. Access to all ground school training during a 12-month period

  5. Access to all flight training during a 24-month period

  6. All theoretical and flight training with qualified instructors/teachers when required

  7. Two complete sets of uniform

  8. Unlimited landing and approach charges

  9. Accident and liability insurance

  10. Airline line training aptitude test & interview

  11. Instructor’s fees

  12. Airport landing fees and relevant taxes

  13. Basic and advanced flight training

    • Airline navigation training
    • Upset prevention & recovery
    • Multi-crew operations
    • People management and CRM
    • Non-technical skills development
    • Decision making & failure management
    • Threat & error management
    • Situation awareness training
    • Airline IT & airline orientation training
    • Standardisation training
    • Complacency awareness development


A 10% deposit is paid upon registration and covers the total cost of Theoretical Course (8 months Ground School).
The remaining amount is paid in monthly installments throughout the duration of the course.
There are no other additional fees.


9. Why should I become an airline pilot with ATP Integrated Newtork?

There are so many reasons to justify the decision to train with ATP Integrated Network it would be impossible to summarize them all in one answer. For the past 2 years ATP Integrated Network has offered customers a unique learning experience. From top management down to each instructor, our mission is a common one… to provide you, the customer, with the best possible quality service and training you require to become a competent and professional pilot.


ATP Intrgrated Network is founded by experienced civilian aviation pilots with ample experience and a proven track record in the industry.




28-32 Upper Pembroke St

Dublin, Ireland


Tel: +34 665 38 61 73

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