Behind the scenes of an E175 aircraft delivery
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 »
A big day for Envoy as scheduled E175 service begins!
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 »
American COO tours new Envoy E175
This morning, American Airlines Chief Operating Officer Robert Isom joined Envoy leaders at Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) for a personal tour of one of Envoy’s new Embraer 175 (E175) aircraft. While visiting, Robert also met with Captains Mike Rezich (above right) and Vimal Trivedi, who were preparing to take the E175 on a training flight. “Congratulations… Read more »
E175 takes first revenue flight!
This morning, passengers traveling from Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) to Little Rock (LIT) on flight 3104 were treated to a very special upgrade. Instead of boarding the scheduled CRJ-700, they became the first revenue passengers on Envoy’s new fleet of Embraer 175 (E175) aircraft. Shown above are Captain Curtis Sapp, Flight Attendant Rocio Johnson, Captain Samuel… Read more »
30 Envoy Pilots flow to American in February
Congratulations to the thirty Envoy pilots who will flow through to American Airlines and begin their mainline flying careers in February! “For 2016, American projects that they will require approximately 300 pilots from Envoy,” said Captain Ric Wilson, Vice President, Flight Operations. “This flow-through, coupled with our increased flying for American and stable fleet will… Read more »