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The Career Path to the Majors Plus $25,000 and Flight Benefits

Piedmont launches new, flexible pilot cadet program

Program includes $25,500 and American Airlines flight benefits For most pilots coming out of flight school, the road to 1500 hours – the amount of flying a pilot must log to be hired by a commercial airline – is long and expensive. Getting paid as a flight instructor or sky diving pilot can help, but …
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PIA, Piedmont and American partner to share aviation maintenance opportunities with high school students

Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics (PIA), Piedmont and American hosted high school students interested in aviation at American’s line maintenance facility in DCA. Twenty-seven students from the aviation program at Dr. James A. Forrest Technology Center in Leonardtown, Maryland enjoyed a day of learning about aviation maintenance and airport tours. “As the maintenance shortage continues to …
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Our Mission, Our Vision

Piedmont has a new mission and vision statement – a “roadmap” for how we run our operation, care for our team members and communicate with each other. “For the last several years, our number one goal has been to create a culture of caring and compliance at Piedmont,” said Piedmont CEO Lyle Hogg. “Building a …
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5 things to expect at your pilot interview

Piedmont does pilot interviews differently. From small group settings to application reimbursement, we value your time and appreciate your questions. Here’s what you can expect when you visit with our team: Travel We want you to arrive well rested and ready to start the interview at your best. We’ll arrange travel to the American Airlines …
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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 …
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Piedmont Airlines brings aircraft maintenance, jobs to Albany International Airport

SALISBURY, Maryland — Piedmont Airlines, a wholly owned subsidiary of the American Airlines Group, officially opens a new 37,000 square foot maintenance facility today at Albany International Airport in Albany, New York. The newly renovated hangar is the sixth maintenance facility for Piedmont and doubles the size of Piedmont’s workforce in Albany, adding 72 new jobs to …
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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 …
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Maintenance Recruiting highlights career opportunities for eighth graders

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. …
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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 …
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