At Mesa, Recruiting Is About Pilots Helping Pilots Progress In Their Careers

Pilots choose Mesa because of the real opportunities that exist for both experienced pilots and newcomers to the industry. Mesa's training, job security and upgrade times are second to none. A
 testament to our success and future opportunities – is the fact that – while our growth is among the fastest in the industry, our pilot attrition is among the lowest. 

Mesa Airlines and ATP Flight School have developed a Tuition Reimbursement Program!
$12,500 in Tuition 
$30,000 paid after the completion of training if you choose the E-Jet Aircraft
$22,100 paid after the completion of training if you choose the CRJ Aircraft
$8,000 paid after the completion first year of employment
$8,000 paid at the completion of second year of employment
$10,000 paid at the completion of third year of employment
*Unless eligible for upgrade (Based on Company Seniority and FAA Part 121 requirements)
*First Officer Programs are subject to adjustment if the wages in Section 3 of the Collective Bargaining are adjusted.

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Our fleet of large regional jets has grown to 128 with 5 more scheduled for delivery in 2016...yes, our fleet doubled in two years and we expect to continue our growth.
We’re the only regional airline with no small aircraft to park and our codeshare agreements are among the longest in the industry. We understand your career goals.
For job stability and a quick path to upgrade, apply now
. It is a great time to join Mesa Airlines! 

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Accommodation for Applicants With Disabilities: Mesa Airlines, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and provides reasonable accommodation in its application process for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans. If you have difficulty using our online system due to a disability and need an accommodation, you may email us at or alternatively send a fax to 602-685-4350.  In order to quickly respond to your request, please use the words "Accommodation Request" as the subject line of your email or as the title of your fax document.

Candidates who have previously interviewed for a Flight Officer position are required to wait a minimum of six months before reapplying.


As an equal opportunity employer, Mesa Airlines recognizes that our strength lies in our people.