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Envoy to operate CRJ-700 fleet longer

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Today, Envoy provided employees an update to our fleet plan that will increase the number of aircraft operated by Envoy this year. While the ultimate goal is still to have Envoy become an all-Embraer operator, American has advised us that the transfer of Bombardier CRJ-700 (CR7) aircraft from Envoy to PSA Airlines has been deferred,… Read more »

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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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