PSA Airlines

PSA Airlines

PSA Airlines is a wholly owned subsidiary of American Airlines Group and operates an all-jet fleet consisting of exclusively Bombardier regional jet aircraft. The company’s more than 2,500 employees operate nearly 700 daily flights to nearly 90 destinations. Headquartered in Dayton, Ohio, PSA also has flight crew bases located in Dayton, Cincinnati, Ohio, Knoxville, Tennessee, Charlotte, North Carolina and Washington D.C. (March 2017). PSA has maintenance facilities in Dayton and Canton, Ohio, Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport, Charlotte, North Carolina and Greenville-Spartanburg, South Carolina. PSA operates 35 Bombardier CRJ 200 aircraft, 26 Bombardier CRJ 700 aircraft and 54 Bombardier CRJ 900 NextGen aircraft. The airline expects to add an additional 35 Bombardier CRJ 700 aircraft to its fleet, tripling its fleet size and employee base since the airline’s growth plan was announced in December 2013.

Hiring Information

Accepting Resumes


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


  Minimum Competitive Preferred
Total Time 1500 1500  
Last 6 Months: 100
Multi Time: 25 25 50
Turboprop Time:
Jet Time:
Certificate Commercial ATP ATP
ATP Written No No Yes
Education No College Required Some College 4-Year Degree
Age: 21  

Resume Submittal

Only electronic resumes will be accepted - no faxes or phone calls, please.

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Updated Sep 21, 2017

Recent PSA Airlines New Hires

Payscale & Earnings Calculator

Adv Earnings Calculator


Year 20$105/hr$42/hr
Year 19$105/hr$42/hr
Year 18$105/hr$42/hr
Year 17$102/hr$102/hr$102/hr$42/hr
Year 16$100/hr$100/hr$100/hr$42/hr
Year 15$98/hr$98/hr$98/hr$42/hr
Year 14$96/hr$96/hr$96/hr$42/hr
Year 13$93/hr$93/hr$42/hr
Year 12$90/hr$90/hr$90/hr$42/hr
Year 11$88/hr$88/hr$88/hr$42/hr
Year 10$85/hr$85/hr$85/hr$42/hr
Year 9$83/hr$83/hr$83/hr$42/hr
Year 8$80/hr$80/hr$80/hr$42/hr$42/hr$42/hr
Year 7$78/hr$78/hr$78/hr$42/hr$42/hr$42/hr
Year 6$76/hr$76/hr$76/hr$41/hr$41/hr$41/hr
Year 5$74/hr$74/hr$74/hr$40/hr$40/hr$40/hr
Year 4$72/hr$72/hr$72/hr$39/hr$39/hr$39/hr
Year 3$70/hr$70/hr$70/hr$38/hr$38/hr$38/hr
Year 2$68/hr$68/hr$68/hr$35/hr$35/hr$35/hr
Year 1$66/hr$66/hr$66/hr$24/hr$24/hr$24/hr

Monthly Guarantee

Line: 75 hours
Reserve: 75 hours

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Pay Notes

PSA pilots fly both the CRJ200 and 700 under a blended rate based on the ratio of 200s to 700s, which changes quarterly.
PSA pilots fly both the CRJ200 and 700 under a blended rate based on the ratio of 200s to 700s, which changes quarterly.
CRJ-900 PSA pilots fly both the CRJ200 and 700 under a blended rate based on the ratio of 200s to 700s, which changes quarterly

Advanced Earnings Calculator Total Career Earnings: $0

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:

Fast Track Airline Career Pilot Program »
  • 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
Updated Sep 6, 2017

Domiciles, Fleet , & Contact

Current Fleet, Orders & Options

CRJ-200 Current Fleet 35
CRJ-700 Current Fleet 26
CRJ-900 Current Fleet 54

Contact Information

ContactValarie Zimmerman
Email[email protected]
Updated Sep 21, 2017
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