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Helping U.S. veterans ski, return to civilian life

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  On Sunday, Jan. 22, Envoy ran a special charter to take wounded U.S. veterans and their families from veterans’ hospitals near Washington D.C. (DCA) and San Antonio (SAT), to Vail, Colorado for a week of skiing. Another Envoy charter on Thurs. Jan. 26 took the group back home. “This is the second year that… Read more »

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American welcomes former Envoy pilots

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Last week, American held its second new-hire pilot class of 2017. And joining that class was nine former Envoy pilots ready to continue their careers at American Airlines. “To date, more than a thousand former Envoy pilots have taken advantage of our industry-leading flow through agreement with American Airlines,” said Vice President Flight Operations, Capt…. Read more »

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Waypoint Roll Call: Nevada

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Pilots navigate the sky using a route plotted with beacons and waypoints. The waypoints are geographic coordinates usually marked with five-letter, capitalized words that help pilots and air traffic controllers stay on course. The unique things about waypoints, and probably the most interesting to a non-pilot, are the names themselves. This blog series will attempt to… Read more »

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E175 fleet reaches 30,000 flights and counting!

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After just over one year of service, Envoy’s E175 operation successfully completed the 30,000th scheduled revenue flight with continued consistent reliability. “Thousands of revenue passengers have now flown on Envoy E175s, and the fleet consistently turns in outstanding performance,” said Vice President E175 Program, Capt. Jim Winkley. “I’d like to thank everyone who continues to work… Read more »

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Envoy Spotlight: Crew Scheduling

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Imagine a house of cards stacked to the ceiling. Each card has been meticulously placed so that the tower stays upright. Scheduling pilots and flight attendants for an airline is like that house of cards, in which each scheduler plays their part in staffing every flight, explains Program Manager Zack Hall. “With every round of… Read more »

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