American Airlines and Aviation Institute of Maintenance (AIM) announce a new partnership

American Airlines and Aviation Institute of Maintenance (AIM) announce a new partnership that provides aspiring aviation maintenance technicians (AMTs) with a direct career path to American. The memorandum of understanding guarantees top candidates from AIM’s Chicago campus with interviews at American, provides ongoing engagement with American’s team of aviation maintenance professionals and offers access to American’s maintenance facilities. Eligible students will also be offered financial assistance for certification exams and toolboxes to start their career off on the right foot.

About 4,000 students are currently pursuing certifications to become aircraft mechanics within AIM’s 21-month program.  With 14 FAA-certificated aviation maintenance schools around the country, AIM is the largest aviation maintenance training organization in the United States.

The partnership also provides American Airlines team members who are interested in becoming aviation maintenance professionals with reduced tuition rates and a waved application fee at AIM’s 14 campuses across the United States.