RICHMOND, Ky. (WKYT) - Eastern Kentucky University has announced a new program it hopes will help aviation majors soar to a lifetime career.
EKU is partnering with Express Jet Airlines to help students interested in becoming airline pilots. University leaders say the program will allow students to begin a screening process that sets them on the right track for becoming a pilot. Express Jet pilots will mentor the students.
Students who successfully complete the program will be offered a guaranteed job as a first officer with Express Jet.