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Piedmont Pilot Inspires Young Aviator

Dec 15 2017

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.

Piedmont welcomes new chief pilot

Captain Edward Leverton has joined Piedmont Airlines as chief pilot. Leverton comes to Piedmont with a wealth of experience, most recently as managing director of Flight Operations for Air Wisconsin Airlines where he oversaw line operations, flight standards and flight training. He also held the position of director of operations on Air Wisconsin’s 119 certificate. Before taking the position of managing director, Leverton spent five years as chief pilot and director of flying, during which time he led Air Wisconsin’s transition to electronic flight bags. He spent several years as Air Wisconsin’s regional chief pilot based in Philadelphia.

Leverton holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Studies from City University Business School in London and is a line check airman on the CL-65 (CRJ-200). As chief pilot, Leverton will work closely with chief pilot Jeff Newton and our line pilots on the issues that affect our day-to-day operations.

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