Flight time requirement is not specified by the employer.
Students are required to self-identify and apply to the destination porter program. Students who have successfully completed their program (or are forecast to soon) may apply. Applicants that do not meet the criteria below may still apply but require a recommendation from the program delegate.
Minimum GPA of 3.00
Completion of Program within the prescribed time frame
No Fails on a TC Flight Test that results in a full retest. This does NOT include a partial retest
No failed courses during program of study
Recommendation from program CFI, DFO, Program Chair or senior instructor
Demonstrated a high level of professionalism and personal deportment while completing the Flight Training Unit (FTU) program of study. Attendance, punctuality and conduct as would be expected from an aviation professional
Demonstrated strong work ethic, and self-discipline. Is friendly, courteous and displays leadership potential at the FTU and/or within the community
Legally able to work in Canada and obtain a Restricted Airside Access Identification Card (RAIC)
Pilots graduating from one of the following schools and programs may apply to the destination porter program:
Brampton Flight Center - Integrated Airline Transport Pilots Licence Program
Waterloo Wellington Flight Centre - Conestoga College Aviation General Arts and Science Diploma, University of Waterloo Aviation BES/BSc
University of Western Ontario - Commercial Aviation Management Program
Moncton Flight College - Mount Allison Bachelor of Science in Aviation, Diploma in Aviation Technology IATP, IATP/ICPC Program
Seneca College - Bachelor of Aviation Technology, Airline Pilot Flight Operations Program
Algonquin College - Aviation Management Program
Sault College Aviation
Saskatchewan Polytechnic - Diploma Commercial Pilot Program
British Columbia Institute of Technology Airline and Flight Operations Commercial Pilot
Mount Royal University Aviation Diploma
Confederation College Aviation Flight Management
Southern Interior Flight Centre - Okanagan College
Compensation and benefits
Students selected by Porter Airlines for participation in destination porter will be paired with a Porter Airlines pilot who will act as a mentor to help provide guidance in their career development. Once a candidate from destination porter has accumulated a minimum of 500 flight hours, they will have the option to interview at Porter Airlines for a First Officer position. If the candidate is successful with the interview and simulator evaluation he/she will be offered a conditional offer of employment upon completion of the IATRA/ATPL exams and reaching 1000 hrs total time.
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