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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.

Piedmont to retire Dash 8 fleet on July 4

Jun 30 2018
Salisbury, MARYLAND - Piedmont Airlines, a wholly owned subsidiary of American Airlines, is retiring its de Havilland Canada “Dash 8” fleet after 33 years of flying. On July 4, 2018, Flight 4927 will depart from Charlotte Douglas International Airport at 6:33 p.m. and touch down at sunset at Salisbury Wicomico Ocean City Regional Airport in Salisbury, Maryland, completing the Dash’s final revenue flight.

Piedmont pilot recruiter rides seven-day cycling tour to raise AIDS awareness

Jun 26 2018

Pilot recruiter Benjamin Hardy enjoys riding his bicycle around his home town of Dallas. “Biking is my world,” Hardy says. Not only is he an avid rider, but his bicycle is also his main form of transportation. At the suggestion of a friend, Benjamin decided to challenge himself for a good cause and ride 545 miles down the California coast for the annual AIDS/LifeCycle® ride. 

Piedmont's 56th Anniversary

Apr 23 2018

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.

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