Envoy News

Envoy pilots test new Electronic Flight Bags

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Several months ago, we announced that all Envoy pilots will receive a company-provided Electronic Flight Bag (EFB), and now we’re getting ready to roll the program out to the line. Forty pilots have been selected to be the first to receive and test specially-configured Apple iPad Air 2 tablets. The feedback from these pilots will… Read more »

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Envoy ranks #4 in DOT on-time arrivals

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Today the Department of Transportation released its Air Travel Consumer Report for December 2015, and Envoy’s performance for the month was outstanding, earning us the number four spot in its ranking of on-time airlines. With more than 80 percent of flights arriving on time, Envoy beat out all of our regional competitors (and quite a… Read more »

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Behind the scenes of an E175 aircraft delivery

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Ever wondered what happens when we collect our brand-new Embraer 175 (E175) aircraft from the Embraer factory in Brazil? Here’s the scoop. Arrival On arrival in Brazil, Embraer collects Envoy personnel from the airport and shuttles them to their factory in São José dos Campos. “They have a really strong process in place for you… Read more »

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A big day for Envoy as scheduled E175 service begins!

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Today, our new fleet of Embraer 175 (E175) aircraft officially launched scheduled revenue service, with Flight 3313 from Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) to Little Rock (LIT). “Our very first scheduled E175 flight left DFW a few minutes early and arrived LIT ahead of schedule,” said Jim Winkley, Vice President E175 Aircraft. “Kudos to everyone at both… Read more »

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American COO tours new Envoy E175

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This morning, American Airlines Chief Operating Officer Robert Isom joined Envoy leaders at Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) for a personal tour of one of Envoy’s new Embraer 175 (E175) aircraft. While visiting, Robert also met with Captains Mike Rezich (above right) and Vimal Trivedi, who were preparing to take the E175 on a training flight. “Congratulations… Read more »

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