Today marks Piedmont's 56th anniversary of revenue service. Mr. Richard A. Henson planted the seeds of Piedmont Airlines with the founding of the Hagerstown Commuter in 1962. But, that was not the only significant event of the year.
SALISBURY, MARYLAND - Piedmont Airlines will open a new crew domicile in Charlotte, North Carolina, American Airlines’ largest East Coast hub. Pilots and flight attendants will join the more than 1,500 Piedmont ground handling, line maintenance and leadership team members already based at Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT). The new domicile will open July 1.
More than 20 Piedmont employees have been selected to receive the distinguished President’s Award for 2017. Recipients were nominated by their peers and selected to receive the award for making an outstanding contribution to Piedmont Airlines.
Join Piedmont at the 2018 Sun ’n Fun International Fly-in and Expo next week at the Central Florida Aerospace Academy in Lakeland! The event will be held April 10-15 and features an airshow, career fair, 500+ aviation vendors, hot air balloon launches, commercial jets on display, educational forums and much more!
Piedmont Airlines, a wholly owned subsidiary of American Airlines Group Inc., is announcing a Cadet Program partnership with the Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus in Salina, Kansas. The partnership provides prospective pilots at Kansas State Polytechnic with a guaranteed career path to American Airlines.
Piedmont Airlines flight attendant Lucinda Ferrell received the Piedmont Real American Hero Award for saving a customer’s life in the Ottawa Macdonald Cartier International Airport in Ottawa, Canada.
An operation unlike most others in the Piedmont system, our team in Tulsa is responsible for handling Cargo along with the ramp and baggage service operation. On Friday, March 9, the TUL cargo team celebrated winning the first ever Piedmont Cargo Cup with leaders from American and Piedmont.
Piedmont Airlines is bringing a love of aviation to elementary school students
On Friday, March 9, Piedmont Airlines hosted its first Flightline pilot recruitment event at the Carolina Aviation Museum in Charlotte, N.C.
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.