In the midst of an IROP, Endeavor’s Operation Control Center is in full gear. Every department is engaged as crews are switched, aircraft swapped, and flight schedules shifted – all to get the airline back up to speed in the safest, most efficient manner possible. “It’s organized chaos,” said Shawn Stevens, Maintenance Planning Supervisor. “You’ll … Continue reading Life on the Bridge: Keeping our Operation – and our People – Safe and On Track
Endeavor employees know how to work hard – and play hard. With travel benefits on 90+ airlines worldwide, no destination is out of reach. For DTW Maintenance Administrator Wendy Duguid, creative planning made possible a dream vacation to Roatan, Honduras — complete with snorkeling, tiki huts, and her own private beach. What was your destination … Continue reading Heavenly Honduras: Trip to Roatan Island Offers a Slice of ‘Paradise’
It’s official – Endeavor is opening an Atlanta crew and maintenance base. In a memo and video message sent to employees Wednesday morning, Ryan Gumm broke the news that Endeavor is opening its fifth crew domicile and tenth line maintenance facility in the backyard of its mainline partner, Delta Air Lines.
For a new hire pilot, the first few months on the job can pose exciting challenges in the flight deck. But what about the world outside of the airplane? While handling yourself as a professional pilot may not come with a checklist, pilots can now lean on their fellow aviators to help navigate the day-to-day expectations of flying at Endeavor.
At Endeavor Air, safety is our key guiding principle. Maintaining a safe operation is at the center of all we do. But with such a strong emphasis on safety, what happens when mistakes are made?
Choosing a vacation destination can be a tough decision. For JFK Captain Sery Crosby, a ski trip in the Alps promised incredible views – and the benefit of three alpine countries to explore. What was your destination and why did you choose it? I chose Chamonix in the French Alps for skiing as it gave … Continue reading View from the Top: Endeavor Pilot Vacations ‘Above the Clouds’
As a commercial pilot, the people flying up with you can change on a daily basis. For Morgan and Tad Vanzile, a trip in July of 2008 created a life-changing pairing that both hadn't expected. At the time, both pilots were in relationships outside of work. It wasn’t until more than a year later that their professional relationship turned personal.
According to Heinz Ahlers, Endeavor’s Manager of Engineering, he was kind of a big deal in high school. He was the official photographer for the school’s yearbook, which meant he held the power of how his classmates' formative years would be documented in perpetuity. During a school dance aboard a river boat on the Ohio River, Heinz was peering through his camera lens when he saw a young lady who would change his life forever.
For Ron and Kari Lagace, the airline business was what brought them together, and it’s what keeps them together after 13 years of marriage. Having met while working for a small destination airline in Florida, Team Lagace began with perseverance – and perhaps some persistence.
Kenny and Melissa Trull’s path to marital bliss took an anomalous route, you could even call it nontraditional. After meeting during Advanced Individual Training (AIT) with the U.S. Army, Kenny and Melissa were both awarded Motor Transport Operators assignments and prepared for their first overseas deployment.