Envoy Air

Envoy Air

Envoy Air Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of American Airlines Group (NASDAQ: AAL) operating nearly 180 aircraft on about 900 daily flights to more than 150 destinations. The companys more than 14,000 employees provide regional flight service to American Airlines under the American Eagle brand and livery and ground handling services for approximately 15 airlines, including American.

The company was founded in 1998 as American Eagle Airlines, Inc. following the merger of several smaller regional carriers to create one of the largest regional airlines in the world. Envoy is headquartered in Irving, Texas with large operations in Americans hubs and gateways, including Dallas/Fort Worth, Chicago, Miami, New York and Los Angeles. On April 15, 2014 the company changed its name to Envoy Air Inc. to distinguish the company from the American Eagle brand, under which several carriers operate regional flight service for American.

American Airlines Group is the holding company for American Airlines, US Airways and Envoy. Together, the airlines operate an average of nearly 6,700 flights per day to 339 destinations in 54 countries.


Latest News

ATP now participates in the Envoy Cadet Program.

Envoy’s Cadet Program is designed to help the most promising flight school student pilots make a smooth transition from the classroom to the regional cockpit.

Envoy will place you as a paid Flight Instructor at one of our numerous affiliate programs, offer you financial assistance* and provide you with all the benefits of being an Envoy employee. Benefits will include travel privileges for you and your immediate family on American Airlines flights; comprehensive health, dental and vision coverage; 401(k) retirement with company match contributions; American Airlines Group profit sharing; and paid vacation and sick time accrual.

Once you begin training as an Envoy First Officer, you will earn a signing bonus of up to $17,100*

*Financial assistance paid during your time as a Flight Instructor (currently $5,000) is drawn from your First Officer sign-on bonus.

Hiring Information

Accepting Resumes


  No. of Pilots Source & Notes
November '18
Actual Hiring

Interviewees from Previous Month

December '18
Projected Hiring

Interviewees from Previous Month


  Minimum Competitive Preferred
Total Time 1500 2000  
Last 6 Months: 100 100
Multi Time: 25 0 100 0
Turboprop Time: 0 0 0 0
Jet Time: 0 0 0 0
Certificate Commercial Commercial Commercial
ATP Written Yes Yes Yes
Regional Jet
Standards Certification
No No No
Education No College Required 4-Year Degree Some College
Age: 21  

Resume Submittal

Updated Oct 3, 2018

Recent Envoy Air New Hires

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Year 20$99/hr
Year 19$99/hr
Year 18$99/hr$106/hr
Year 17$98/hr$105/hr
Year 16$96/hr$103/hr
Year 15$94/hr$101/hr
Year 14$93/hr$100/hr
Year 13$90/hr$97/hr
Year 12$89/hr$94/hr
Year 11$87/hr$91/hr
Year 10$84/hr$88/hr
Year 9$82/hr$86/hr
Year 8$79/hr$83/hr
Year 7$77/hr$81/hr
Year 6$75/hr$79/hr
Year 5$73/hr$77/hr
Year 4$71/hr$75/hr$42/hr$42/hr
Year 3$69/hr$73/hr$41/hr$41/hr
Year 2$67/hr$70/hr$40/hr$40/hr
Year 1$65/hr$68/hr$38/hr$38/hr
Embraer ERJ-145
Embraer ERJ-145

Monthly Guarantee

Line: 72 hours
Reserve: 75 hours

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Monthly guarantee: 72 hours Reserve guarantee: 75 hours
Embraer ERJ-145
Monthly guarantee: 72 hours Reserve guarantee: 75 hours

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After starting as a junior First Officer you'll begin gaining seniority, which will determine when you upgrade to Captain. This increase in responsibility comes with a significant earnings increase. The sooner you start gaining seniority, the quicker you will realize this earnings increase. Take a look at how the training path you take can impact your seniority and total career earnings, based on the chart above:

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  • 6 Years: 4 years college, plus 2 years gaining experience
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Upgrade Time: 3 years
Years at Airline: 10 years
Major Airline
Upgrade Time: 5 years
Years at Airline: 15 years
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Company Benefits

Envoy is a wholly-owned subsidiary of American Airlines Group, with headquarters and training facility in Irving, Tex. (DFW area) In 2017, Envoy hires made up about 40% of all American Airlines new hires. From 2010 to 2018, Envoy flow through pilots have made up about 56%. At this point in time, new hires should expect to flow in 9 years and increasing.
Updated Oct 3, 2018

Domiciles, Fleet , & Contact

Current Fleet, Orders & Options

CRJ-700 Current Fleet 24
Embraer 140 Current Fleet 25
Embraer 175 Current Fleet 54
Embraer ERJ-145 Current Fleet 82
31 ERJ-140 / 118 ERJ-145

Contact Information

ContactJay Herring
Email[email protected]
Mailing AddressP.O. Box 619415, MD 4147
DFW Airport, TX 75261-9415
Updated Oct 3, 2018
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