What is PTL licence?
In Colombia, the PTL (ICAO-ATP) license refers to the certification issued to pilots who meet the requirements established by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) for the Airline Transport Pilot License (PTL) and the Airline Transport Pilot License (ATP) of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) of the United States.
To obtain a PTL (ICAO-ATP) license in Colombia, certain requirements must be met, such as being at least 21 years of age, having a valid commercial pilot license, a first-class medical certification, having completed a minimum number of flight hours, and meeting the training requirements established by the ICAO and FAA. In addition, the applicant must pass a theoretical and practical flight examination administered by the Civil Aviation Authority of Colombia.
The PTL (ICAO-ATP) license allows the pilot to operate as a pilot in command in an air transport company in Colombia and any other country that recognizes the ICAO-ATP license. This license is considered one of the highest and most prestigious in commercial aviation and requires a high level of skill and experience to obtain.