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Piedmont announces significant pay raises for pilots

SALISBURY, Maryland – Piedmont Airlines, Inc. a wholly owned subsidiary of American Airlines Group, announced a significant pay increase for its 700 pilots, as well as an increase in pay and a new bonus structure for new hire pilots. The letter of agreement (LOA) between Piedmont and the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) comes despite the pilot contract not being amendable until 2024. 

Piedmont CEO Lyle Hogg says the new agreement reflects the company’s commitment to recruiting the best pilots and training them for a future at American Airlines.

Pilot career expo June 13

Jun 07 2019

L3 Airline Academy has the Pathway Programs to connect you with your future pilot career. L3's rich history in aviation and thorough airline oriented curriculum ensures that each cadet is armed with the resources, experiences, and knowledge required to become a successful pilot. Join L3 and Piedmont for an informational "Be A Pilot Career Expo." This tour includes the following:

Real American heroes honored in CLT


Charlotte Douglas International Airport — It was an early Tuesday morning at the Charlotte Airport when Piedmont ramp agents Kenneth and Nickolas arrived to work. Expecting it to be like any other day, Ken and Nick made their way to the E Concourse ABR trailer to begin their shift. Little did they know that they would become Real American Heroes. As team members began arriving, one Piedmont team member suddenly lost consciousness and collapsed. “Everything went silent and I just froze,” said one team member who witnessed the event.

Maintenance Recruiting highlights career opportunities for eighth graders

Mar 21 2019
Eighth grade students heading to high school may be unsure of their career path, wonder which jobs are in high demand or what high school classes they need to take to secure a job in their chosen career. Piedmont team members are a great resource for middle school kids who may be interested in aviation.

Piedmont Airlines awarded ground handling contract at Will Rogers World Airport in Oklahoma City

Salisbury, MARYLAND — Piedmont Airlines will bring 70 airline ground handling jobs to Will Rogers World Airport (OKC) in Oklahoma City, Okla. in May. Hiring for these new positions is underway. Ground handling duties include working on the airport ramp, aircraft cleaning and baggage service for up to 30 American Airlines and American Eagle flights per day.

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.

Piedmont President/CEO packs the room with aviation students at Liberty University

Piedmont President/CEO packs the room with aviation students at Liberty University
Lynchburg, Va.  Over 200 aviation students packed the ballroom at Liberty University to hear Piedmont President/CEO Lyle Hogg speak about Piedmont and our pilot and mechanic opportunities. The event was designed to engage aviation students outside of the classroom setting, educate them on our company and meet Piedmont’s CEO. Liberty University is one of Piedmont’s cadet and maintenance partner schools.

Ground Handling team ratifies five year contract

Nov 05 2018
Piedmont Airlines’ ground handling team has formally ratified a new five-year labor deal. The contract includes an increase in pay and better work rules for 6000 team members in 80 locations across the country.

Kansas City Open House and Interviews

Piedmont Airlines will be holding four interview sessions for Ramp Agent positions (Part-Time) in Kansas City for the following dates:

  • Wednesday, October 10, 2018
  • Thursday, October 11, 2018
  • Wednesday, October 17, 2018
  • Tuesday, October 23, 2018

All sessions will be held from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Ambassador Building, located at 12200 N Ambassador Dr. Kansas City, MO 64163. Requested attire for interviews is business casual. Our minimum requirements for employment are provided below.

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