Pilot Bases & Commuting Policy

Envoy shares bases with American Airlines in four of the country’s most popular and commutable regions: Dallas/Fort Worth, Chicago, Miami and New York City. There are more than 1,900 daily flights out of these cities.


Would you prefer to live elsewhere? No problem. Envoy has one of the most flexible commuting policies in the industry. As an Envoy employee, you have free access to the world’s largest network. Catch a flight to work on Envoy, American Airlines, and the oneworld® Alliance. Our network has more than 6,700 daily flights to over 330 destinations worldwide. Our pilots live all over the country and, in some cases, even internationally.

Envoy has an industry-leading commuting policy offering four company-paid hotel rooms per month and schedule flexibility six times per rolling 12-month period, if you have difficulty during your commute.


Why Chicago?

  • American Airlines offers nearly 450 daily flights to more than 120 destinations from Chicago O’Hare International Airport.
  • Chicago is a vibrant and ever-changing city, the third largest in the country.
  • Attractions include 26 miles of beachfront, world-class restaurants and museums, and live music every night of the week.
  • Like sports? Chicago has you covered with the Bulls (basketball), Bears (football), Sox and Cubs (baseball), Blackhawks (hockey), and Fire (soccer).
  • Read more at ChooseChicago.com, the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce, and Chicago Magazine.

Why Dallas/Fort Worth?

  • American Airlines offers nearly 800 daily flights to nearly 200 destinations from DFW International Airport.
  • Dallas/Fort Worth is the fourth largest metroplex in the U.S., and the largest in the South.
  • Texas has no state income tax and a relatively low cost of living.
  • Dallas/Fort Worth has the largest contiguous urban arts district in the nation, with top museums, performance halls, and award-winning architectural designs.
  • Dallas/Fort Worth has professional sports teams including the Cowboys (football), Rangers (baseball), Mavericks (basketball), FC Dallas (soccer), and Stars (hockey).
  • Read more about Dallas/Fort Worth at VisitDallas.comFort Worth Visitor’s BureauD Magazine, and Fort Worth Magazine.

Why Miami?

  • American Airlines offers nearly 350 daily flights to 130 destinations.
  • The Miami-Dade County Area is the fourth-largest urban area in the United States.
  • Miami and the surrounding areas is home to numerous beaches, marinas and parks for outdoor enthusiasts.
  • The beaches aren’t the only how show in town. Miami is home to some great professional sports teams as well! It’s home to the Dolphins (football), Heat (basketball), Marlins (baseball) and Fusion (soccer).
  • Miami was ranked “America’s Cleanest City” by Forbe’s magazine.
  • Visit MiamiandBeaches.com to learn more about what Miami has to offer.

Why New York?

  • American Airlines offers nearly 300 daily flights from New York City (LaGuardia and John F. Kennedy airports) to 85 destinations throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe, the Caribbean and Central and South America.
  • The largest city in the U.S., New York is the fourth largest in the world, ranking among the world’s major commercial, financial and cultural centers. It boasts a dynamic and diverse lifestyle.
  •  Whether you’re seeking art, entertainment, fine dining, extraordinary shopping or professional sports, the “Big Apple” has it all.
  •  At the heart of Manhattan, the city’s 843-acre Central Park is the most popular urban park in the nation, attracting more than 40 million visitors per year. The park contains a myriad of attractions, including lakes and ponds, two ice-skating rinks, a renowned zoo and numerous gardens.
  • Visit NYCgo.com – the Official Guide to New York City – to learn more.