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About Us

As a wholly-owned subsidiary of the American Airlines Group, Piedmont operates nearly 400 daily departures to 55+ cities throughout the eastern United States, from Charlotte, Philadelphia, and Chicago. Headquartered in Salisbury, Maryland, Piedmont Airlines employs nearly 10,000 aviation professionals.

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Our Mission & Vision

Our mission is to add value to American Airlines by running a safe, reliable, profitable company.

Our vision is to build Piedmont Airlines to thrive forever.

Our History

The origins of Piedmont Airlines can be traced back to 1931, when founder Richard A. Henson, an aviation pioneer and Fairchild Aircraft test pilot, began a fixed-base operation as Henson Aviation in Hagerstown, Maryland. More than 80 years later, Piedmont continues a strong tradition of safety, excellence and customer service in the aviation industry as part of the American Airlines family.

Our Fleet & Routes

Today, our fleet consists of over 50 Embraer ERJ-145 twin-engine regional jets. We fly to over 50 destinations, from regional markets throughout the east coast into American Airlines’ hubs and focus cities.

Crew Bases

We operate crew bases at three locations:

Philadelphia, PA – Philadelphia International Airport
Charlotte, NC – Charlotte Douglas International Airport
Harrisburg, PA – Harrisburg International Airport


Flight Attendant Piedmont Airlines Crew Base Map

Maintenance Bases

We have maintenance bases at these locations:

Charlotte, NC – Charlotte Douglas International Airport
Philadelphia, PA – Philadelphia International Airport
Roanoke, VA – Roanoke Municipal Airport
Richmond, VA – Richmond International Airport
Middletown, PA – Harrisburg International Airport
Salisbury, MD – Salisbury Regional Airport
Albany, NY – Albany International Airport

Our Values


Safety is our highest priority at Piedmont. According to CEO and President Eric Morgan, “Our goal at Piedmont is to establish a safe culture of compliance to our standard operating procedures.” Every employee – from pilots to customer service agents– keep this goal in mind.


At Piedmont, we believe in supporting the communities where we live and work. Last year, our employees raised money for United Way, and actively volunteered for local non-profits like the Maryland Food Bank and others.


Our employees are as diverse as our customers, and we strive to create a culture of respect and tolerance for all. We believe in building a workplace environment where everyone is welcome and respected, and where their contributions are valued.

A Message from CEO and President Eric Morgan

I’m proud to lead our team of 10,000 aviation professionals at Piedmont Airlines. As a wholly owned subsidiary of American Airlines, Piedmont plays a critical role in the business travel and vacation plans of millions of Americans each year. Whether you come from an aviation family or are new to the aviation industry, know that you will be welcome at Piedmont. I look forward to meeting you.

Multi-year winner of the  FAA Diamond Award of Excellence