American Eagles Airlines (2nd) (subsidiary of American Airlines Group) (Dallas/Fort Worth), previously announced and reported on January 14, 2014, will officially changed its name to simply “Envoy”(ENY) on April 15. The carrier will continue to operate under the American Eagle brand. The name change was destined when other carriers started adopting and operating under the American Eagle brand.
The current American Eagle Airlines (2nd) (becoming Envoy) was created on May 15, 1998 when Simmons Airlines was merged with Flagship Airlines and Wings West Airlines. American Eagle retained the Part 121 AOC and MQ (for the Marquette, MI base of Simmons) code of Simmons.
Metroflight (Metro Airlines) and the first airline to operate under the American Eagle name and brand.
Copyright Photo: Brian McDonough/AirlinersGallery.com. Bombardier CRJ700 (CL-600-2C10) N509AE (msn 10078) approaches the runway at Washington’s Reagan National Airport.