Mesa Airlines

Mesa Airlines

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).

Latest News

Mesa Airlines will take delivery of 20 new E175s flying for United Express in late 2020/early 2021.

Hiring Information

Accepting Resumes


  No. of Pilots Source & Notes
May '20
Actual Hiring
0 Monthly Estimated Hiring
June '20
Projected Hiring
0 Monthly Estimated Hiring
July '20
Projected Hiring
25 Monthly Estimated Hiring


  Minimum Competitive Preferred
Total Time 1500 2000  
Last 6 Months: 0 100
Multi Time: 50 0 350 0
Turboprop Time: 0 0 0 0
Jet Time: 0 0 0 0
Certificate Commercial ATP ATP
ATP Written No Yes Yes
Education No College Required 2-Year Degree 4-Year Degree
Age: 21  

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Updated Jun 2, 2020

Recent Mesa Airlines New Hires

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Year 20$111/hr$99/hr$52/hr
Year 19$108/hr$98/hr$52/hr
Year 18$105/hr$96/hr$52/hr
Year 17$103/hr$95/hr$52/hr
Year 16$101/hr$93/hr$52/hr
Year 15$98/hr$92/hr$52/hr
Year 14$96/hr$89/hr$51/hr
Year 13$94/hr$87/hr$50/hr
Year 12$92/hr$84/hr$49/hr
Year 11$89/hr$82/hr$47/hr
Year 10$86/hr$80/hr$45/hr
Year 9$84/hr$77/hr$44/hr
Year 8$81/hr$75/hr$43/hr
Year 7$79/hr$73/hr$42/hr
Year 6$77/hr$71/hr$41/hr
Year 5$75/hr$69/hr$39/hr
Year 4$73/hr$67/hr$38/hr
Year 3$71/hr$65/hr$38/hr
Year 2$69/hr$64/hr$38/hr
Year 1$66/hr$62/hr$36/hr
Embraer 175,
Embraer 175,

Monthly Guarantee

Line: 76 hours
Reserve: 76 hours

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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:

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  • 2 Years: zero experience to 1,500 hours
  • Total Career Earnings: $0
Local FBO
  • 4-5 Years: 1-2 years training, plus 3 years gaining experience
  • Total Career Earnings: $0
Collegiate Flight Training Program
  • 6 Years: 4 years college, plus 2 years gaining experience
  • Total Career Earnings: $0
Regional Airline
Upgrade Time: 3 years
Years at Airline: 10 years
Major Airline
Upgrade Time: 5 years
Years at Airline: 15 years
Current Age

Company Benefits

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
Updated Apr 9, 2020

Domiciles, Fleet , & Contact

Current Fleet, Orders & Options

CRJ-200 Current Fleet 1
CRJ-700 Current Fleet 20
CRJ-900 Current Fleet 64
Embraer 175 Current Fleet 60

Contact Information

ContactHannah Ross
Phone 602-685-4065
Email[email protected]
Mailing Address410 N. 44th St.
Suite 100
Phoenix, AZ 85008
Updated Mar 4, 2020
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