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PSA Airlines

Regional Airline

United States flagUnited States | N. America

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Direct Entry Captain - CRJ Series




Employment - Permanent
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Minimum requirements

Total time
2500 hours
500 hours
500 hours
Type rating
Not required (Training Provided)
Flight time notes
  • Have logged 950 FAR 121 or 135 hours under the ATP requirements or the restricted ATP requirements.
  • Have logged at least 500 hours Multi-Engine Turbine.
  • Have logged 2,500 hours of total flight time, and of the 2,500 hours: in addition to at least 500 in a multi-engine turbine, either at least 500 as a Pilot in Command or at least 1,000 hours logged as a Second In Command.
Lic. Authority
Class 1
Visa sponsorship
Not provided

Additional requirements

  • Must have FCC Restricted Radio Operator's Permit
  • Must have First Class Medical
  • Must be in possession of a valid US or Foreign Passport with applicable VISAs prior to training.
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Must be able to demonstrate authorization to work in the US.
  • Must be able to speak, read and write English
  • All employees are required to pass the fingerprint-based criminal history records check (CHRC) per 49CFR1542.209 and pre-employment drug screen.

Compensation and benefits

Career path / Flow-through program
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Insurance - Dental
Insurance - Disability
Insurance - Life
Insurance - Medical
Insurance - Vision
Longevity credit
Retention bonus
Sign-on Bonus


  • The ABSOLUTE BEST PLACE FOR PILOTS: PSA is NOW offering UNRIVALED Career Trajectory, TRANSFORMATIVE Industry Pay, Valuable QUALITY OF LIFE benefits, and continued STABILITY of AMERICAN AIRLINES.
  • New! Pilots with Part 121 Captain Experience now qualify for up to $200K in bonuses. Pilots must accept an offer by April 17.
  • A CL-65 type rating bonus
  • Part 135 Longevity credit for applicable PIC time
  • 121 Longevity Match that rewards you for your experience. Pilots with previous 121 experience can count their years of service towards pay, vacation and retirement benefits at PSA
  • Direct flow to American Airlines
  • Crew bases in DAY and PHL upon hire; CLT, DFW and DCA as you progress
  • Generous commuter benefits
  • PSA offers the benefits you expect from a company focused on excellence. All eligible employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including:
  • Travel privileges on the American Airlines global network
  • A generous vacation plan designed to let you enjoy your travel perks
  • Medical, Dental & Vision
  • 401k with company match
  • American Airlines Group (AAG) profit-sharing and bonus opportunities
  • Company-paid Group Life and AD&D Insurance, Short and Long-term Disability, Flexible Spending Plan (FSA), and supplementary options
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Equal opportunity employer

PSA Airlines is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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Base location

United States flagUnited States | N. America
Base location icon DAY - Dayton
Base location icon PHL - Philadelphia
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Direct Entry Captain - CRJ Series
PSA Airlines | Regional Airline |United States flagUnited States | N. America