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60 second interview: Raquel Alaniz

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Raquel is a Regional Managing Director for our Customer Services team. Airports in her region include Albuquerque (ABQ), Brownsville (BRO), Stillwater (SWO), Houston (IAH and HOU) and more. How long have you worked in aviation? I’ve been in the business since 1990 – I started in McAllen, Texas as a passenger services agent. What attracted… Read more »

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60 second interview: Deesha Desai

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Based at Envoy Headquarters, Deesha is the Managing Director for our ground handling operations team. How long have you worked in aviation? I’ve been in this industry for almost 12 years now. What attracted you to this industry? My sister worked for Envoy (then American Eagle) when she was in college and enjoyed her time… Read more »

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Envoy employee goes from the ramp to the flight deck

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Last year, Envoy introduced the Career Advancement Program (CAP) to encourage non-pilot Envoy employees to reignite their passion for flight. Some employees who had already received their Commercial Pilot’s License, but for one reason or another, didn’t continue to earn the necessary hours to apply to Envoy as a First Officer. The CAP assists these… Read more »

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Guest Blog: It’s a small, small world

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Life is full of little coincidences, and sometimes the uncanny is so funny you have to share it. Recently, Envoy General Manager Karen Strawder shared a story from Stillwater Regional Airport (SWO) that proves we really do live in a small, small world. I wanted to share a funny story… Here in SWO, our ground equipment is… Read more »

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Oklahoma schools visit Envoy and American Airlines

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Last Friday, student aviators from the University of Oklahoma and Oklahoma State University put aside their school rivalries to join in a tour of Envoy Headquarters and the American Airlines Training Center. Pilot Recruiters Captain John Colquitt and First Officer Josh Thomas, alumni of OSU and OU respectively, lead the tour and answered all of… Read more »

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