Envoy News

Envoy Honored by WWII Veterans

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Envoy had the honor and privilege to donate a charter flight to carry a number of WWII veterans on the Honor Flight/Heroes Flight from Monroe, La., to Washington, D.C., in September 2015. Sponsored by Brookshire’s Super 1 Foods grocery chain and American Airlines, the flight included 22 WWII veterans and six Korean War Veterans, as… Read more »

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Envoy completes E175 proving runs – weeks ahead of schedule!

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For the past year, teams all across Envoy have been working around the clock to prepare for the smooth introduction of 40 new Embraer 175 (E175) to our fleet. And today the FAA formally approved the addition of the E175 to Envoy’s operating specifications – weeks ahead of schedule! “This outstanding achievement is testament to… Read more »

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Customer kudos for Abilene team

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Despite days of wintry weather impacting the operation, the Envoy team in Abilene (ABI) earned a sincere letter of thanks from a United Airlines customer whose flight was diverted and ultimately canceled. Since United doesn’t serve ABI, the Envoy team stepped in to assist the stranded travelers. One United passenger recounted the outstanding treatment by everyone… Read more »

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FAA approves Envoy safety demonstration

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To introduce a new aircraft type to its fleet, airlines are required by the FAA to perform a partial evacuation, or “mini-evac,” to demonstrate the effectiveness of their crewmember training program, emergency procedures, required emergency equipment and evacuation slides. Yesterday, Envoy successfully demonstrated an Embraer 175 (E175) evacuation inside the DFW Hangar, gaining FAA approval… Read more »

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30 Envoy pilots continue careers at American

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Congratulations to the 30 Envoy Pilots who will take advantage of our industry-leading flow-through agreement with American Airlines and begin their mainline career in January. With training classes that begin on Jan. 5 and 19, Envoy pilots will make up 52% of American’s new hires for the month. “I’d like to thank each of these… Read more »

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