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PIA/Piedmont Airlines Host Tour at Salisbury Regional Airport

SALISBURY, MD – On April 20, Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics (PIA) - Hagerstown joined forces with Piedmont Airlines to host students and staff from Somerset County Technical High School (SCTHS) in Westover, MD. Piedmont Airlines is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the American Airlines Group (AAG). The tour gave participants a...

PIA “Takes Flight” in Atlanta with Endeavor Air

Seven PIA Career Services and Admissions staff, along with two students, flew from four campuses to attend the Endeavor Air Taking Flight 2022 AMP/STEP event in Atlanta on March 30 – 31. They were joined by participants from five other aviation maintenance schools. The itinerary included an afternoon social event as...

15 Years with Pittsburgh Area Airport Chamber of Commerce

PIA was honored by the Pittsburgh Area Airport Chamber of Commerce (PAACC) this week with a certificate marking the institution's 15th year of membership. The PAACC strives to provide resources and information to assist the regional business community.  Most recently, the PAACC was able to support PIA students with three scholarship...

Mike Smith named South Carolina DME of the Year

PIA Myrtle Beach Instructor Mike Smith was honored as the South Carolina Designated Mechanic Examiner (DME) of the Year by the South Carolina Aviation Association.  Mr. Smith was nominated by the local Flight Standards District Office (FSDO) for the Myrtle Beach Campus. Mr. Smith has served as a DME for PIA...