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"If you're driving down the road and see a turtle sitting on a fence post, don't be too impressed.
That turtle didn't get there by itself."
T.H. Davis Jr
WELCOME ABOARD JETPIEDMONT!

On a cold day in February, 1948, a small DC-3 took to the skies over Wilmington, North Carolina enroute to Cincinnati, Ohio with intermediate stops in Southern Pines, Charlotte and Ashville, North Carolina, Tri-Cities, Tennessee and Lexington, Kentucky.

Piedmont Airlines Flight 41 was carrying one paying passenger, Piedmont's founder T.H. Davis who was not yet 30 years old and a handful of local dignitaries.

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NEWS & INFORMATION
Expand Piedmont Airlines 70th Anniversary Celebration - February 20, 2018 
posted on Feb 22, 2018 by Piedmont Aviation Historical Society
Expand Announcing The Tom Davis Memorial Flight Training Scholarship 
posted on Dec 15, 2016 by Piedmont Aviation Historical Society
EXPLORE PIEDMONT AIRLINES ARCHIVES
PIEDMONT "CARELINES"
This video was produced in 1979 as a way to introduce Piedmont's "Carelines" Program. It was more than just a name. Carelines was designed to provide excellent service to customers as well as employees. It also ushered in the Piedmont slogan, "We Care." The video offers some great old footage and features the employees of Piedmont and a message from Founder and President, Tom Davis, Jr.
A MODEL OF HOW GOOD AN AIRLINE CAN BE
A 1987 corporate video produced by Piedmont Airlines based in Winston-Salem, NC. It was introduced shortly after the merger with USAir was announced in March, 1987. A Model of How Good an Airlines Can Be.

PIEDMONT | USAir MERGER NEWS
During the first week of August 1989, Brian Thompson of WBTV (CBS in Charlotte) did a three-part series on the impending merger of Piedmont Airlines and USAir. The series, titled "Fasten Your Seat Belts" looked back at Piedmont's history and the challenges and problems the merger was already creating.
MERGER DAY WXII AUG 04, 1989
The original Piedmont Airlines based in Winston-Salem, NC ceased operations on August 4, 1989, and the company was merged into (then) USAir. Piedmont Airlines founder Tom Davis addressed employees at the Winston-Salem Hangar during a goodbye ceremony. This is from WXII-TV Channel 12 that evening.

McKinney Silver Piedmont Airlines Ad Ran at Merger with USAir