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Jazz Aviation Pathways Program

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Get your pilot career on the right path!
Jazz’s Aviation Pathways Program (Jazz APP) is the premiere education and training pathway for pilots in Canada. Through the Jazz APP, aviation students are provided an industry-leading education experience based on:

  • Collaborative training and curriculum development,
  • Prestigious scholarship awards,
  • The continued opportunity for top-performing graduates to transition to first officer positions at Jazz.

Our Jazz APP Partners

InstitutionProgram Information
Algonquin logo

Program: Aviation Management - General Arts and Science
www.algonquincollege.com

Chicoutimi logo

Program: Pilotage d’aéronefs
www.cchic.ca

Confederation CollegeProgram: Aviation Flight Management
www.confederationc.on.ca
MRU logo

Program: Aviation
www.mtroyal.ca

OkanaganProgram: Commercial Aviation
www.okanagan.bc.ca
Sault College

Program: Aviation Technology - Flight www.saultcollege.ca

Seneca logoProgram: Bachelor of Aviation Technology
www.senecacollege.ca/aviation
Western

Program: Commercial Aviation Management
www.westernu.ca

Industry PartnersDetails
Wasaya logoJazz and Wasaya Airways sign pilot pathway agreement.


Scholarship opportunities

  • The Jazz Aviation Pathway Award for Professionalism. Awarded to a full-time student for outstanding contributions to safety, leadership and professionalism. The Award consists of a $3000 scholarship and an opportunity to participate in the Jazz Aviation Pathway Program (Jazz APP) selection process. The award recipient will be selected by the program chair or designate in consultation with Jazz Aviation to ensure the criteria as outlined are respected. The Jazz Aviation Pathway Award for Professionalism is offered to one student at each of the seven aviation colleges and universities participating in the Jazz APP.

  • The Jazz Aviation Pathway Award for Professionalism and Diversity. Awarded to a full-time student; who has self-identified as Aboriginal, a person with a disability, a visible minority or female, for outstanding contributions to safety, leadership and professionalism. The Award consists of a $3000 scholarship and an opportunity to participate in the Jazz Aviation Pathway Program (Jazz APP) selection process. The award recipient will be selected by the program chair or designate in consultation with Jazz Aviation to ensure the criteria as outlined are respected. The Jazz Aviation Pathway Award for Professionalism and Diversity is offered to one student at each of the seven aviation colleges and universities participating in the Jazz APP.

Qualification requirements

  • Pilots selected to the Jazz APP program: For pilots to be hired directly from a Jazz APP partner institutions who were individually selected as part of the Jazz APP process, the minimum hour requirements are 250 hours total flying time plus successful completion of the IATRA written exams.

  • Pilots graduating from a Jazz APP partner institution: Pilots who graduated from one of our partner institutions are accepted into the hiring process with 1000 hours of total flying experience, 250 hours of multi-engine flight time, with the IATRA or ATPL exam(s) completed to be endorsed on a two crew aircraft.
Instructor pathway

Past graduates of Seneca College’s Aviation program, who are currently instructors at Seneca, have an opportunity for employment with Jazz, as pilots.
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Jazz is Air Canada's largest regional partner
  • Air Canada ExpressWe cover North America! Jazz is Air Canada’s largest regional operator of their Air Canada Express branded flying.
  • Oh, Canada! We operate a fleet of over 100 Bombardier regional jets and turboprops made right here in Canada.
  • Big plane dreams? Through Jazz’s pilot mobility agreement our pilots have the ability to flow to First Officer positions at Air Canada.
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