Latest News from Piedmont Airlines


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.

Piedmont, CWA reach tentative agreement

Sep 12 2018
Piedmont Airlines and the Communications Workers of America (CWA) have reached a tentative agreement for Fleet and Passenger Service team members. Piedmont is a wholly owned subsidiary of American Airlines.

Piedmont team packs 14,376 pounds of food for hungry families

Aug 31 2018


Volunteers from Piedmont’s headquarters sorted and boxed 14,376 pounds of food for their hungry neighbors in a volunteer event two years in the making.

“When I retired two years ago, American Airlines gave me $100,000 to donate to the charity of my choice and I chose the Maryland Food Bank,” said Steve Farrow, former Piedmont President/CEO.  “There are more food-insecure people than you think. The food bank was able to update their facilities and now the Piedmont team is here to volunteer.”

Piedmont Airlines donates 1,000,000 miles to the 78th National Folk Festival in SBY

Aug 14 2018

Salisbury, MARYLAND - Piedmont Airlines Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of the American Airlines Group (AAG), has donated one million airline travel miles to the National Council for the Traditional Arts to support the National Folk Festival in Salisbury, Maryland. This first-of-its-kind festival for Salisbury will be held September 7 through 9 and is the oldest and longest-running multicultural celebration of traditional arts in the country. 

Piedmont expands maintenance network to Albany, NY

Jul 23 2018

SALISBURY, Maryland - Piedmont Airlines, a wholly owned subsidiary of the American Airlines Group, Inc., will open a new maintenance operation at Albany International Airport (ALB) to service its growing fleet of Embraer 145 aircraft. Piedmont expects to begin hiring for the base in August bringing more than 50 jobs to the area. The new facility will provide maintenance support for Piedmont’s northern routes, including international routes out of Philadelphia.