Mesaba Airlines

Mesaba Airlines

Hiring Information

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  No. of Pilots Source & Notes
November '18
Actual Hiring
Unknown Unknown or N/A
December '18
Projected Hiring
Unknown Unknown or N/A


  Minimum Competitive Preferred
Total Time 600 1000  
Last 6 Months: 75
Multi Time: 50 100
Turboprop Time:
Jet Time:
Certificate Commercial Commercial Commercial
ATP Written No No No
Regional Jet
Standards Certification
No No No
Education No College Required Some College Some College

Resume Submittal

Not presently hiring pilots.

Mesaba's aircraft were all transferred to the Pinnacle certificate and currently are operating in a fenced operation under the former Mesaba operating manuals.

All employees are considered Pinnacle airlines employees.

Updated Aug 9, 2012

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Year 5$53/hr$33/hr
Year 4$51/hr$32/hr
Year 3$48/hr$29/hr
Year 2$47/hr$27/hr
Year 1$46/hr$26/hr
Saab 340
Saab 340

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Line: 75 hours
Reserve: 75 hours

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Saab 340
Per Diem $1.65/hr.

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  • 6 Years: 4 years college, plus 2 years gaining experience
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Upgrade Time: 3 years
Years at Airline: 10 years
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Upgrade Time: 5 years
Years at Airline: 15 years
Current Age
Updated Jun 20, 2012

Fleet & Contact

Current Fleet, Orders & Options

Saab 340 Current Fleet 6

Contact Information

ContactBarb Martin
Email[email protected]
Mailing Address1000 Blue Gentian Road
Suite 200
Eagan, MN 55121
Updated Aug 9, 2012
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