Founded on a mesa in New Mexico in 1982 and headquartered in Phoenix since 1998, Mesa Airlines provides regional air service for American Airlines under the American Eagle and US Airways Express brands and for United Airlines under the United Express banner. Mesa operates 100+ aircraft with more than 500 daily system departures to 92 cities, 37 states, the District of Columbia, Canada and Mexico. The company's agreements with its partners are among the longest in the regional industry and extend to 2025 (American/US Airways) and 2020 (United).
Mesa Airlines will take delivery of 20 new E175s flying for United Express in late 2020/early 2021.
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Career Earnings Considerations
Your airline pilot career and earnings will be influenced by your seniority. The sooner you begin flying for an airline, the higher your seniority will be, impacting your monthly schedule, vacation time, crew base location, and captain upgrade wait time.
Career Earnings Comparison
After starting as a junior First Officer you'll begin gaining seniority, which will determine when you upgrade to Captain. This increase in responsibility comes with a significant earnings increase. The sooner you start gaining seniority, the quicker you will realize this earnings increase. Take a look at how the training path you take can impact your seniority and total career earnings, based on the chart above:
4-5 Years: 1-2 years training, plus 3 years gaining experience
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Collegiate Flight Training Program
6 Years: 4 years college, plus 2 years gaining experience
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Upgrade Time: 3 years
Years at Airline: 10 years
Upgrade Time: 5 years
Years at Airline: 15 years
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6 Incentive Paid Holidays per Year
200% Premium Pay
Pilots receive unlimited travel benefits including jumpseat privileges
Family members (spouse, domestic partner, dependents, and parents) also receive travel benefits on our code share partners
Mesa Airlines offers competitive medical, dental, vision, and life benefit
401 (K) Pilot Contribution up to 6%, Company Contribution %50 match for pilots 1-9 years. Pilot Contribution up to 10%, Company Contribution %50 match for pilots with 10 years of service or more
Generous Commuter Policy.
Paid Parking in Pilot's domicile or in Pilot's commuting airport
Paid Known Crew Member (KCM)
$40 Continuous Monthly Payment for iPad Reimbursement
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