Latest News from Piedmont Airlines


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.

Piedmont Airlines Announces New Crew Domicile in Charlotte

Apr 19 2018
SALISBURY, MARYLAND - Piedmont Airlines will open a new crew domicile in Charlotte, North Carolina, American Airlines’ largest East Coast hub. Pilots and flight attendants will join the more than 1,500 Piedmont ground handling, line maintenance and leadership team members already based at Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT). The new domicile will open July 1.

Join Piedmont at the 2018 Sun 'n Fun International Fly-in and Expo

Apr 04 2018

Join Piedmont at the 2018 Sun ’n Fun International Fly-in and Expo next week at the Central Florida Aerospace Academy in Lakeland! The event will be held April 10-15 and features an airshow, career fair, 500+ aviation vendors, hot air balloon launches, commercial jets on display, educational forums and much more!

Piedmont Airlines announces a Cadet Program partnership with Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus

Apr 02 2018


Piedmont Airlines, a wholly owned subsidiary of American Airlines Group Inc., is announcing a Cadet Program partnership with the Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus in Salina, Kansas. The partnership provides prospective pilots at Kansas State Polytechnic with a guaranteed career path to American Airlines. 


Cadet Program April Events

Meet Piedmont cadet recruiters to learn more about our program!

Cadet Program April Events
Date & Time School Location
Monday-Thursday, April 2-5, 2018 ATP (recruiter-only training) Dallas-Fort Worth, TX
Friday, April 6,2018 Liberty University Lynchburg, VA
Tuesday, April 10,2018 ATP Richmond, VA
Thursday, April 12, 2018
Ohio State University Columbus, OH
Friday, April 13,2018 University of North Dakota Grand Forks, ND
Saturday, April 14,2018 Purdue University West Lafayette, IN
Tuesday, April 17,2018 Kansas State Polytechnic Salina, KS
Thursday, April 19,2018 Epic FlightAcademy Smyrna Beach, FL
Wednesday, April 25,2018 California Aeronautical University Bakersfield, CA