Sparrow - Flight Training Program

Welcome to the Air Inuit Sparrow program!

Sparrow is a unique program that offers Inuit candidates the training, resources and airline partnership they need to become an airline pilot. Via the program Air Inuit offers candidates the opportunity to receive their pilot license and fly the wings of their airline!

We are currently looking for candidates to join our Sparrow program, which is set to take off in Montreal at the end of Summer 2024. We invite motivated Nunavik beneficiaries* who have met the following criteria to apply before March 1st, 2024:

  • Have a Secondary 5 diploma with strong academics
  • Able to pass a background check and drug test (including both legalized and illegal drugs)
  • Able to obtain a Class 1 Transport Canada medical
  • Strong second language proficiency
  • Independent and mature

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply via the Kativik Ilisarniliriniq website via the following link and watch the video below to learn more about our program.

For any questions please contact

*Must be a beneficiary of the James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement (JBNQA)

No photo and no words will ever describe the feeling of passing your commercial flight test! Thank you forever to those who got me here.

Dorothy Andrusiak

Dorothy Andrusiak
Pilot & Sparrow Program Graduate

A day in the life of a Sparrow Program student.