American Airlines recognizes that flight schools play a key role in generating aviation interest within their communities. As such, American Airlines is offering the American Airlines Flight School Grant program to support flight schools in their efforts to grow the pool of commercial pilots.
Learn more about our cadet program and amazing flow to American Airlines on Thursday, August 25 when recruiters visit the University of Minnesota...
Piedmont Airlines offers a great career opportunity for pilots. Current facts:
Our captain upgrade time is running 12 - 15 months. Pilots with 2500 TT and 1000 hours of 121 time can bid for captain while in training.
Fleet growth + flow means you can expect to hold a line in approximately two months; sooner in select bases.
We offer up to $15,000 in signing bonuses for new hire pilots.
Upgrade quickly and make $52-$56 per hour as captain. Per diem is $1.70 per hour out of base. Starting pay for First Officers is $29.38 per flight hour with guaranteed minimum pay hours.
Fastest flow to American Airlines. Piedmont has direct, seniority-based flow to American with no interview and no bachelor's degree required.
Piedmont is currently expanding to include a minimum of 20 Embraer-145 jets.
Plan to commute? Piedmont pays for up to four hotel rooms per month in field city domiciles; two per month in our hub base.
Train at the American Airlines Training Center. Our Advanced Qualifications Training Program is conducted at the American Airlines Center in CLT. Training includes single room occupancy at the Crown Plaza. Pilots in training receive full guarantee salary and half per diem.
Piedmont pilots get 100% trip cancellation pay, as well as deadhead pay and relocation pay. We offer opportunities for 200% + premium pay for added flying on scheduled days off.
Piedmont president Lyle Hogg tells a compelling story about the day he was hired as a pilot for US Airways. Hogg flew for a regional airline in 1984, but was looking to land at a mainline company. Returning home late one afternoon, he learned that US Airways was trying to reach him.
(Salisbury, MD) Piedmont Airlines and American Airlines have a ten year agreement for no interview career progression, or “flow” from the wholly-owned regional to the world’s largest airline. The flow agreement is unique to Piedmont Airlines.