E175 takes first revenue flight!
This morning, passengers traveling from Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) to Little Rock (LIT) on flight 3104 were treated to a very special upgrade. Instead of boarding the scheduled CRJ-700, they became the first revenue passengers on Envoy’s new fleet of Embraer 175 (E175) aircraft. Shown above are Captain Curtis Sapp, Flight Attendant Rocio Johnson, Captain Samuel… Read more »
30 Envoy Pilots flow to American in February
Congratulations to the thirty Envoy pilots who will flow through to American Airlines and begin their mainline flying careers in February! “For 2016, American projects that they will require approximately 300 pilots from Envoy,” said Captain Ric Wilson, Vice President, Flight Operations. “This flow-through, coupled with our increased flying for American and stable fleet will… Read more »
Helping wounded vets take to the slopes
On Sunday, Jan. 24, Envoy donated a special charter flight from San Antonio (SAT) to Denver (DEN) to bring wounded U.S. veterans to Vail, Colorado as part of the Vail Veterans Program. Another Envoy charter flight on Thursday, Jan. 28 will bring the veterans and their families back home. “We’re honored to serve our military… Read more »
FAA approves Envoy to operate E175!
Today, Envoy received final approval from the FAA to add the Embraer 175 (E175) to our Operating Specifications. This was the last hurdle to clear in order to operate the E175 in revenue service, and the team met all of the FAA’s expectations – more than two weeks prior to Envoy’s first scheduled flights on… Read more »
Envoy Honored by WWII Veterans
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 »