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.
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.
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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.
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