Program Offers up to $11,000 to Obtain Airframe & Powerplant (A&P) License
IRVING, Texas, – Envoy Air Inc., the largest wholly owned regional airline subsidiary of American Airlines Group (AAG) today launched a Military Transition Program for former and active military service members who have experience in aviation maintenance and wish to pursue their career with a commercial airline.
Envoy’s new program is valued at up to $11,000 and will assist eligible candidates with the specialized training needed to obtain their Airframe & Powerplant (A&P) license. In return for a two-year commitment, candidates receive an accelerated two-week training course, including lodging and meals, and receive a professional toolbox with tools valued at more than $3,000.
“We know the caliber of aviation mechanics who serve in our nation’s military and are looking to hire the best of the best,” said Jay Murray, Vice President of Maintenance for Envoy. “Our fleet is growing rapidly, and we’re preparing now to welcome an additional 40 new 76-seat Embraer 175 regional jets over the next two years.”
The carrier is targeting experienced military mechanics who have recently left the military or will soon be transitioning to enroll in the new program.
“In just a matter of weeks, you can earn your A&P license and enter new hire training at Envoy,” said Murray. “We now offer all new mechanics a signing bonus of up to $7,500, based on their years of experience. And depending on your base, you may also be eligible for relocation assistance.”
As a wholly owned subsidiary of American Airlines, Envoy offers outstanding benefits few companies can match:
- Up to $7,500 sign-on bonus, depending on years of service
- Free and unlimited space-available travel on American’s global network
- 20% discount off confirmed tickets on American
- Medical, dental, vision and life insurance
- 401(k) with company matching contributions
- American Airlines Group profit sharing
“I started my career as an aircraft mechanic, so I know all that this industry – and company – can offer,” added Murray. “I encourage any of our veteran mechanics who are interested in an exciting and challenging career to speak to our recruiters about joining the Envoy team.”
For more information, see jobs.envoyair.com/mtp for details. Or call (972) 374-5655 or email Envoy.TalentServices@aa.com.
Envoy Air Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of American Airlines Group, operates more than 170 aircraft on nearly 1,000 daily flights to more than 150 destinations throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, the Bahamas and Caribbean. The company’s more than 16,000 employees provide regional flight service to American Airlines under the American Eagle brand and ground handling services for many American Airlines Group flights. The company was founded in 1998 as American Eagle Airlines, Inc., following the merger of several smaller regional carriers to create one of the largest regional airlines in the world. Envoy is headquartered in Irving, Texas, with hubs in Dallas/Fort Worth, Chicago, New York and Miami, with a large ground handling operation in Los Angeles. Connect with Envoy on Twitter @EnvoyAirCareers, on Instagram @EnvoyAirCareers, and on Facebook at Facebook.com/envoyaircareers and Facebook.com/EnvoyPilotRecruitment.