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Piedmont, CWA reach tentative agreement

Jan 26 2018
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SALISBURY, Maryland - Piedmont Airlines and the Communications Workers of America (CWA) have reached a tentative agreement for Fleet and Passenger Service team members. Representatives from Piedmont and the CWA have negotiated a fair agreement that raises wages, improves benefits and allows Piedmont to remain competitive in the ground handling business.

"The CWA bargaining team worked hard with Piedmont to reach this agreement, which recognizes the professionalism of passenger service agents at this American Airlines wholly owned subsidiary, and the critical role they play in the success of the company," said Richard Honeycutt, vice president of CWA District 3 and chair of CWA's Airlines Council.

Lyle Hogg, Piedmont president and CEO, would like to thank the members of both negotiating teams for their professional attitudes, collaboration and perseverance over the last year. The resulting agreement paves the way for continuing opportunities for the 5500 team members who make up Piedmont’s successful ground handling team.

Piedmont and the CWA look forward to ratification and will continue to work together to ensure the future success of the team.

Piedmont Pilot Inspires Young Aviator

Dec 15 2017
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It’s not every day that a young student interested in flying is given the chance to do just that—but with Piedmont Airlines, anything is possible.Amy Powers, a Piedmont Embraer-145 captain, check airman and pilot instructor, recently offered to finance a young girl’s first flight lesson. 

Piedmont Airlines Wins Customer Cup Award at Long Island MacArthur Airport (ISP)

SALISBURY, Maryland - Piedmont Airlines’ customer service team at Long Island MacArthur Airport (ISP) in Ronkonkoma, NY outperformed 54 airports across the country to win the American Airlines coveted Customer Cup. The Cup is given each quarter to a handful of stations that offer exceptional passenger experience. Piedmont beat similar sized airports in service categories including departure dependability, baggage dependability, customer feedback and overall customer experience.

Piedmont offers $2500 Maintenance signing bonus

Piedmont now offers a $2500 signing bonus for new hire aircraft maintenance technicians (AMTs). The bonus is effective immediately for AMTs hired in:

  • Philadelphia (PHL)
  • Charlotte (CLT)
  • Salisbury-Ocean City, Maryland (SBY)
  • Harrisburg, Pennsylvania (MDT)
  • Richmond, Virginia (ROA)
  • Roanoke, Virginia (ROA)
Piedmont is the American Airlines East Coast subsidiary, flying Embraer 145 regional jets to over 50 locations. Our mechanics enjoy a generous benefits package that includes medical and dental, life and disability insurance, a 401k retirement plan with company match and free travel on American Airlines.

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