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PSA Airlines

Regional Airline

United States flagUnited States | N. America

Fleet: 140
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Pilot Cadet - CRJ Series

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Minimum requirements

Type rating
Not required (Training Provided)
Lic. Authority
Class 1
Covid-19 vaccination
Not specified
Visa sponsorship
Not provided

Additional requirements

  • Must have at least a private pilot certificate
  • Must be a current flight student OR CFI, actively instructing
  • No more than three check ride failures
  • No accident or incident determined by the NTSB to be negligent on behalf of the pilot/aviator.
  • Ability to obtain a First Class Medical
  • Ability to obtain a Valid Passport
  • Ability to obtain FCC Restricted Radio Operator’s Permit
  • Must be able to meet the necessary hours and qualification under the ATP requirements or the restricted ATP requirements
  • Cadets eligible for a R-ATP (1000 or 1250 hours), must have no more than 700 hours
  • Cadets requiring ATP (1500 hours), must have no more than 1000 hours
  • If hired, must be able to demonstrate that you are authorized to work in the US.
  • Must be able to speak, read and write in English

Interview, screening and training section

Step 1
HR Interview
Step 2
Technical Evaluation
Step 3
Cadet Instructor Check-in and Logbook review

Compensation and benefits

Career path / Flow-through program


  • Your eligibility begins once you complete your Private Pilot Certificate.
  • Successfully complete an interview with PSA to become a Cadet in the program. - Cadets are offered numerous opportunities, including mentorship with airline industry experts and internships.
  • Upon completion of your Senior Cadet Interview, you are eligible for tuition reimbursement paid to you as follows: $5,000 after the Senior Cadet Interview; $5,000 at the completion of the next rating or license (usually multi or CFI); $5,000 at time building (when they are within 500 hours of ATP minimums) - Total: $15,000
  • Upon hire, you are also eligible for a new hire bonus paid as follows: $10,000 after successful completion of IOE; $5,000 at the completion of one year since date of hire - Total: $15,000
  • ATP-CTP Course paid upon reaching ATP/R-ATP minimum flight experience requirements. PSA will pay for the ATP-CTP course (valued at $5,000) for qualified candidates needing to complete the ATP written exam prior to new hire training. Hotel accommodations and ground transportation during the ATP-CTP course will be provided.
  • Get placed into the next available class at PSA upon reaching minimums, no additional interview
  • required.
  • Flow-through to American Airlines with no additional interview, once completing requirements at PSA.

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Base location

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Base location icon CLT - Charlotte
Base location icon PHL - Philadelphia
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