Hiring Requirements for Mesa Airlines

Type of airline: U.S. Passenger

Headquarters: Phoenix, Arizona

Hubs: As American Eagle: Dallas/Fort Worth International, Phoenix Sky Harbor International and as United Express: Houston-George Bush Intercontinental, Washington-Dulles International with service to 200 destinations.

Origin: The company started in 1980.

Values: Safety, Caring, Integrity, Passion and Fun

Hiring Requirements: 

  • 1500 hours total time in airplanes (including turbine Helicopter, excluding Simulator, Flight Engineer)
  • 500 hours in fixed wing airplanes
  • Recency of flight experience will be considered
  • Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) Certification
  • Current FAA Class 1 Medical Certificate
  • Ability to obtain a Federal Communication Commission (FCC) Radio License
  • Valid Passport with the ability to travel in and out of the United States
  • Three reference letters from pilots who can personally attest to the candidate’s flying skills (must bring originals to interview)
  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) Diploma

Homepage: Mesa Airlines

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Our flight school provides the training you need to get started on your career with Mesa Airlines. Wishing you a great career as a commercial airline pilot and hoping you land your dream job!