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60 second interview: Capt. Chris Mickey

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Based at Envoy Headquarters, Capt. Chris Mickey is the fleet manager for our CRJ-700 fleet. What is the best advice you’ve received? Don’t ever let anyone stop you from achieving your goals. Work hard, study hard and always be prepared for your next professional challenge. What keeps you motivated in a fast-pasted industry like aviation?… Read more »

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Envoy Captain inspires future women aviators

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Over the weekend, Envoy Pilot Recruiter, Captain Jessica Hines traveled to Milwaukee to participate in the STEaM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) Girl’s Summit, an event created with the goal of engaging more women in male-dominated fields. The event, hosted by the Milwaukee Business Journal, consisted of panels and breakout sessions featuring girls and women who are… Read more »

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Girls Soar at C.R. Smith Museum, sponsored by Envoy

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Promoting diversity and inclusion across Envoy is fundamental to our success. And one of the ways we’re making this possible is partnering with local and national groups to encourage a more diverse range of people to join the aviation industry. On February 24, Envoy and American Airlines partnered with the C.R. Smith Museum to promote… Read more »

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Women With Wings: Captain Kiersten Orrick

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Captain Kiersten Orrick stood out like a sore thumb in her seersucker blazer, red blouse and blue Italian leather wingtips as she waded through a thicket of men in black suits. Apprehension began seeping in as her first National Gay Pilot Association (NGPA) conference started like every other pilot job fair Kiersten had attended. During… Read more »

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Guest Blog: Envoy Captain shares gratitude for acceptance

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In February, Ric Wilson, VP of Flight Operations, attended the National Gay Pilots Association (NGPA) Diversity & Inclusion Summit to learn more about how airlines can be bastions of acceptance for the LGBT community. While meeting with some of the NGPA members and pilots, Ric met Envoy Captain Michael Auci (pictured above, left). Unbeknownst to… Read more »

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