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On the way to American Airlines

Gabriel Verde was an eight-year-old boy living in the jungles of Peru when his family emigrated from South America to the United States. He remembers seeing a massive American 
Airlines airplane for the first time and wanting to know how it flew. As the airplane took off, he was hooked on flying - and set his sights on becoming a pilot.

Cadet Program January Events

Meet Piedmont recruiters to learn more about our programs!

January Events
Date & Time School Location
Thursday, January 10, 2019 Fort Rucker (Military Transition Program) Fort Rucker, AL
Thursday, January 10, 2019 ATP Richmond, VA
Tuesday, January 15, 2019 Infinity Flight Group open house Ewing Township, NJ
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Infinity Flight Group cadet school visit
Mercer PHL Tour
Philadelphia, PA
Saturday, January 19, 2019 L3 cadet school visit Sanford, FL
Cadet Partner School Outlook Day 2019 Charlotte, NC
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 Liberty University cadet school visit Lynchburg, VA

American Airlines Wholly-Owned Career Expo

Join the American Airlines Group - Envoy Air, PSA Airlines and Piedmont - for an informational pilot career fair. This event is for aspiring aviators interested in learning more about a career as a pilot. Attendees will have an opportunity to network with recruiters, gain an exclusive look into the future of the aviation industry and learn more about a path to fly for American Airlines through an AAG Regional airline. Register here to secure your spot!

  • Orlando World Marriott, 8701 World Center Dr., Orlando, FL
  • Saturday, January 5, 2019 12:30 - 4:00 p.m.

Cadet Program April Events

Meet Piedmont cadet recruiters to learn more about our program!

Cadet Program April Events
Date & Time School Location
Monday-Thursday, April 2-5, 2018 ATP (recruiter-only training) Dallas-Fort Worth, TX
Friday, April 6,2018 Liberty University Lynchburg, VA
Tuesday, April 10,2018 ATP Richmond, VA
Thursday, April 12, 2018
Ohio State University Columbus, OH
Friday, April 13,2018 University of North Dakota Grand Forks, ND
Saturday, April 14,2018 Purdue University West Lafayette, IN
Tuesday, April 17,2018 Kansas State Polytechnic Salina, KS
Thursday, April 19,2018 Epic FlightAcademy Smyrna Beach, FL
Wednesday, April 25,2018 California Aeronautical University Bakersfield, CA

Piedmont Airlines increases pilot pay to support growing jet fleet


Piedmont Airlines, Inc. will now offer new hire pilots an industry leading pay package along with a guaranteed job at American Airlines in order to support its growing fleet of jets. First year first officers at Piedmont will now earn nearly $60,000 while training and flying under the colors of Piedmont’s parent company, American Airlines.

Five Ways Student Pilots Ruin Their Careers

College is fun, and it’s your chance to learn and grow as an adult. But too many aspiring pilots make decisions in college that disrupt or damage their careers. Here’s how some student pilots ruin their careers:

They don’t consider the consequences
You’re away from home for the first time and everything is exciting. Don’t let bad judgment get you into trouble. Mistakes that you make in college (such as a DUI) will follow you into your professional career. Reckless or irresponsible behavior at 18 could ruin your chance to fly.

Latest Posts

On the way to American Airlines
2/15/2019 3:30 PM | Piedmont Intern
Cadet Program January Events
1/2/2019 11:07 AM | Piedmont Intern
American Airlines Wholly-Owned Career Expo
1/2/2019 10:46 AM | Piedmont Intern
Cadet Program April Events
3/20/2018 8:43 AM | Piedmont Intern
Piedmont Airlines increases pilot pay to support growing jet fleet
9/22/2016 2:00 AM | Hannah
Five Ways Student Pilots Ruin Their Careers
7/11/2016 4:39 PM | Jackie Jennings