24 October 2022

Mesa Airlines | First Officer

Phoenix, Arizona, United States

It's a great time to join Mesa Airlines! Since 2013, we have doubled in size – and we are still growing. Our fleet is made up exclusively of in-demand CRJ900 and E175 jet aircrafts as well as 737’s for the DHL cargo operation. We currently operate around 145 aircraft to more than 120 cities, 41 states, the District of Columbia, Canada, Mexico, The Bahamas and Cuba! We expanded our E175 fleet in 2020 to grow service with United Airlines and continue exceptional service for American Airlines.

We know our most preferred candidates have many choices. At Mesa Airlines, our primary mission is to inspire the next generation of pilots by offering superior career opportunities. We are proud to be a partner in United’s Aviate Program as this offers pilots the quickest transition to United Airlines!

As a Cadet with Mesa Airlines, you become eligible for several great incentives in addition to becoming an active employee while working towards your goal of being a Commercial Airline Pilot!


  • Line Pilot mentor
  • Free access to LogTen Pro Pilot logbook while in the Cadet Program
  • Access to training materials
  • Travel benefits
  • Company longevity


  • Commercial pilot’s license and instrument rating
  • Current FAA first class medical certificate
  • FCC Restricted Radiotelephone Operator Permit
  • Current Valid Passport
  • Legally authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Able to pass security background check and FAA mandated drug test
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Meet Mesa Airlines’ monthly time building expectations
  • Pass Mesa Airlines interview process
  • Within 18 months of ATP/R-ATP
  • Minimum 500 flight hours OR 300 if qualifies for restricted ATP