Move to new HQ set for mid-June Approximately 400 people will be moving into Pied mont's new corporate head quarters building in mid-June. "Our new building is in one of the premier locations for office space in Winston-Salem," Leonard Martin-senior vice president-passenger ser vices, said, "and it’s one of the nicest buildings in the area. "By moving, our corporate offices will be centrally located between our other personnel in Winston-Salem —our reservations center on Griffith Road, Madison Park, and our offices near Smith Reynolds Airport," Piedmont will initially have 76,000 square feet of space in the new building. which was completed in 1978 and has been the headquarters for McLean Thicking Company since that time. It is located on West First Street at Five Points. Piedmont will initially occupy four of the seven floors of the building as well as some space on the other three floors. Bill Howard, our president and chief execu tive officer, will be located on the seventh floor along with Piedmont's five senior vice presidents. The legal department, the planning department, and offices for Audree Long, vice president, controller, and assistant sec retary; Jamie Carter, assis tant treasurer; and Don Shanks, vice president- continued page 4 fliiflEy SWIM Tvjviiil n iiiiijlllOl! 0 \ nuiiiiiiiiiiiiniiu Piedmont’s new corporate headquarters building, constructed in 1978, is located on West First Street at Five Points in Winston-Salem. _/V volume 37, number 2 March '1986 TWA The wings of Piedmont will soon stretch over the nation's most pop ular international airport, giving our passengers a new breadth of service that looks far across the Atlantic to exotic cities in Europe and the Middle East. The airport is John F. Kennedy International (JFK), and our new service there will begin June 1 with a marketing program between Piedmont and TVans World Airlines. Similar to our current arrange ments with commuter carriers, we will coordinate flights into JFK to connect with TWA wide-body non- stops to such far-off destinations as London, Paris, Rome, Athens, Tel Aviv and Bombay. In all, 20 TWA destinations in Europe and the Middle East will have Piedmont flights "feeding" them visitors, giving us a market ing advantage that we haven't had in New York. It is this advantage- complete with six ticket counter positions and preferential use of four gates at JFK—that fostered the program’s development. After months of negotiations. Bill Howard, president and chief execu tive officer, announced the program and its benefits at a press confer ence February 26 with Carl C. Icahn, TWA's chairman. The con ference was held in the board room at TWA's headquarters in New York City, and was packed with print Carl C. Icahn, TWA’s chairman, and Bill Howard, Piedmont’s president and chief executive officer, announced the new joint program at a press conference February 26. and broadcast journalists. Also attending from Piedmont were Dick James, vice president-planning, David Murchison, assistant general counsel, and Vincent Dieringer, New York area sales manager. "Each year Piedmont flies thou sands of passengers to LaGuardia and Newark whose preferred New York destination is Kennedy Inter national," Howard said. "This mar keting program will now give those passengers convenient access to TWA's international flights at Ken nedy without having to transfer between airports—an important addition to our marketing strategy." Although schedules and fares have not been announced. Pied mont's routes into Kennedy will initially be the routes Empire Air lines currently serves, including nonstops from the Syracuse hub. Also, on June 1, we will start non- stops from our Baltimore, Charlotte and Dayton hubs into Kennedy, with more service from other cities to be announced (his spring. Besides quick connections, the pro gram will offer attractive fares that dual-designator codes between Pied mont and TWA will help make possi ble. In addition, frequent flyer mileage accrued on one carrier can be applied to either carrier's frequent flyer pro gram and airport lounge club mem bers can use both carriers' lounges for an additional charge. TWA operates a fleet of 165 Jet aircraft serving more than 60 desti nations in the United States and 20 overseas. Besides those previously mentioned, destinations in Europe and the Middle East affected by the marketing program are Brussels. Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Frank furt, Stuttgart, Munich, Vienna, Zurich, Geneva, Milan, Barcelona, Madrid, Lisbon and Cairo. r CAHN WILLIAM HOVVARC

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