Get extra money while you build your flight hours. Earn up to $20,000 in bonuses plus benefits. Envoy's Cadet Program is designed to help the most promising future pilots make a smooth transition from the classroom to the cockpit. Envoy will place you as a paid Flight instructor at one of our numerous affiliate programs and you'll enjoy all the benefits of being an Envoy employee, including medical, travel privileges, and a retirement plan. You will also begin building your vacation and sick time, which you can use once you become a First Officer. At select partner schools, employee benefits include travel privileges for you and your immediate family on American Airlines and American Eagle flights; comprehensive health, dental, and vision coverage; 401 (k) retirement with company match contributions; and paid vacation and sick time accrual.