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Piedmont Airlines to Start Pilot Jet Training in Charlotte


CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - Piedmont Airlines, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of American Airlines Group, will begin training pilots at the American Airlines Training Center in Charlotte to fly its fleet of Embraer 145 regional jets. The expansion comes as Piedmont transitions from turboprops to an all jet fleet.

Important news for our passengers: Galaxy Note7 banned from flights

Oct 14 2016
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    The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced it is issuing an emergency order to ban all Samsung Galaxy Note7 smartphone devices from air transportation in the United States. The ban will be effective Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016, at noon ET. According to the emergency order, individuals who own or possess any Note7 device may not transport the phone on their person, in carry-on luggage, or in checked baggage on flights to, from, or within the United States. The phones also cannot be shipped as air cargo.
    “We recognize that banning these phones from airlines will inconvenience some passengers, but the safety of all those aboard an aircraft must take priority,” said Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx.

Piedmont recognized for excellent customer service

 

Piedmont Airlines is being recognized for providing excellent customer service at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL), Eppley Airfield Airport (OMA) and Stewart International Airport (SWF). The three locations were awarded the American Airlines Customer Cup, a friendly competition every quarter that encourages all employees to create a better experience for customers. PHL, OMA and SWF excelled in on time departures, turn times, baggage rates, customer feedback and overall satisfaction.

 

Piedmont Airlines increases pilot pay to support growing jet fleet


 

Piedmont Airlines, Inc. will now offer new hire pilots an industry leading pay package along with a guaranteed job at American Airlines in order to support its growing fleet of jets. First year first officers at Piedmont will now earn nearly $60,000 while training and flying under the colors of Piedmont’s parent company, American Airlines.

Piedmont Airlines announces a cadet program partnership with Community College of Beaver County

SALISBURY, Maryland – Piedmont Airlines, a wholly owned subsidiary of American Airlines Group Inc., is announcing a partnership with Community College of Beaver County in Monaca, Pennsylvania. The cadet program partnership provides prospective pilots at Community College of Beaver County with a guaranteed career path to American Airlines.

Piedmont employee receives Patriot Award

 

 

 Shirl Collins, Piedmont Airlines administrative assistant, was presented with a Patriot Award on September 12, for her extraordinary support and encouragement of fellow Piedmont employees serving in the Guard and Reserve. The award is given by the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) and publicly recognizes individuals who provide patriotic support and cooperation employees who serve.

Piedmont Airlines announces a cadet program partnership with Ohio State University

Piedmont Airlines, a wholly owned subsidiary of American Airlines Group Inc., is announcing a cadet program partnership with Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. Piedmont’s industry-leading cadet program offers prospective pilots at Ohio State University with a guaranteed career path to American Airlines.

 

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