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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

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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.

Interview opportunities at OKC

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. Piedmont is holding a series of open house events for those interested in exploring a career in aviation. Attendees should dress for success and bring a driver’s license and copy of their resume. 

WHEN
Tuesday, April 9, 2019: 10 a.m. – noon; 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.; and 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Thursday, April 11, 2019: 3 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Friday, April 12, 2019: 10 a.m. – noon; and 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.

WHERE

Embassy Suites Oklahoma City Airport, 1815 S. Meridian St., Oklahoma City, OK 73108

Piedmont April Events

Meet Piedmont recruiters to learn more about our programs!

April Events
Date & Time School Location
Friday,
April 5, 2019

Liberty University
Cadet Program visit
Lynchburg, VA
Tuesday/Wednesday,
April 9-10, 2019

Liberty University
Job Fair
Lynchburg, VA
Wednesday,
April 10,2019

Fort Rucker
Military Transition Program
Fort Rucker, AL
Thursday,
April 11, 2019

University of North Dakota
Cadet Program visit
Grand Forks, ND
Thursday,
April 11,2019

Middle Georgia State Univ.
Cadet Program visit
Macon, GA
Thursday,
April 11, 2019

ATP (Austin, GTU) Austin, TX
Saturday,
April 13,2019

Purdue University
Cadet Program visit
West Lafayette, IN
Monday,
April 22, 2019

PanAm Flight Academy
College event followed by
ceremony at flight school
Miami, FL
Tuesday,
April 23. 2019

AB Tech Asheville, NC
Saturday,
April 27, 2019
L3 Airline Academy Sanford, FL

Maintenance Recruiting highlights career opportunities for eighth graders

Mar 21 2019
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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.

Piedmont March Events

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Meet Piedmont recruiters to learn more about our programs!

March Events
Date & Time School Location
Friday,
March 1, 2019

Kansas State University
Cadet Program visit
Manhattan, KS
Wednesday,
March 6, 2019

Legacy Flight School
Cadet Program visit
Philadelphia, PA
Wednesday,
March 6, 2019

ATP: Phoenix/Scottsdale, AZ Phoenix, AZ
Friday,
March 8, 2019

Inter-American University
Cadet Program visit
San Juan, PR
Wednesday,
March 13, 2019

Fort Rucker
Military Transition Program
Fort Rucker, AL
Thursday,
March 14, 2019

Women in Aviation
(March 14-16)
Long Beach, CA
Friday,
March 15, 2019

Averett University
Cadet Program visit
Danville, VA
Monday,
March 25, 2019

Embry-Riddle Daytona
Cadet Program visit
Daytona Beach, FL
Friday,
March 29. 2019

Infinity/McGuire PHL tours
Cadet Program event
Phil. International

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.

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Piedmont announces significant pay raises for pilots
6/17/2019 10:39 AM | Jackie Jennings
Pilot career expo June 13
6/7/2019 11:11 PM | Jackie Jennings
Piedmont Airlines brings aircraft maintenance, jobs to Albany International Airport
5/8/2019 1:00 PM | Piedmont Intern
Real American heroes honored in CLT
5/2/2019 10:29 AM | Piedmont Intern
Interview opportunities at OKC
4/5/2019 1:53 PM | Piedmont Intern
Piedmont April Events
4/4/2019 10:09 AM | Piedmont Intern
Maintenance Recruiting highlights career opportunities for eighth graders
3/21/2019 8:33 AM | Piedmont Intern
Piedmont Airlines awarded ground handling contract at Will Rogers World Airport in Oklahoma City
3/15/2019 3:46 PM | Piedmont Intern
Piedmont March Events
3/8/2019 10:34 AM | Piedmont Intern
On the way to American Airlines
2/15/2019 3:30 PM | Piedmont Intern

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