Your Flying Future

Fees and Financing

You have surely asked yourself what the pilot training at Edelweiss costs and how you can finance it? Training to turn your dream job into reality is an investment in your own future. Through attractive funding opportunities and an interest-free loan from Edelweiss, it is a dream you can afford more easily.

Many Levels of Support

Financially on Your Side

Your pilot training at Edelweiss is supported on several levels. The current training fees of CHF 135'000 are reduced through a Swiss government subsidy of CHF 64'500, a canton subsidy of CHF 22'000 and fees covered by Edelweiss (CHF 30'000), leaving fees of only CHF 18'500 to be covered by trainees (as per September 2018, subject to change).


Repaying the CHF 18'500 happens within 1.5 years of beginning your employment via an interest-free loan provided by Edelweiss.


ATPL Program

Cost of Pilot Training at Edelweiss

Training cost

CHF 135'000

Subsidies (as per September 2018, subject to change)

Swiss govt.: CHF 64'500
Canton: CHF 22'000
Edelweiss: CHF 30'000

Fees covered by the trainee (as per: September 2018, subject to change)

CHF 18'500


Pre-financing via an interest-free loan provided by Edelweiss, repayment in installments within 1.5 years of beginning employment via a monthly salary deduction.



How long does the pilot training take? What does it cost? Do I need to be especially athletic? Find all the relevant informaton on our pilot training here.

Can I become a pilot without perfect sight?

Yes, not all pilots have 20/20 vision. Your eyesight will be assessed by a doctor as part of your medical.

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Do I need to have high grades in math and the sciences at school?

We test your knowledge of technical and physical processes as well as your technical understanding. This means it is advantageous to have done well in math and physics from years 8 to 11. We also greatly value your motivation to achieve your goals and your passion for the job.

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Where can I inquire about the status of my application?

We’re afraid it’s not possible to access your application once it has been sent to us. If you require information as to its status, please contact us by telephone or email.

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Note: The information on this page is for information purposes only and not legally binding. The provisions of the respective training contracts do apply.