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Direct Entry Captain

Earn up to $175K in bonuses

As a PSA pilot, you'll be part of a growing, close-knit, passionate team exclusively flying state of the art CRJ aircraft. You'll receive the industry's leading compensation, unparalleled advancement opportunities, and benefits few other regionals can match.

Industry Leading Pay and Benefits

Transformative Industry Pay

Captains receive transformative, industry-leading compensation.

Line Check Airman Opportunities

Develop the next generation of Pilots as a Line Check Airman, with a 200% pay credit.

Unrivaled Career Trajectory

Do you have 950 FAR-121 or 135 Hours? You can qualify as a Direct Entry Captain

  • $75,000 bonus for a CL-65 type rating
  • Limited time sign-on bonus of $100,000
  • 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
  • Captain Wages of $150-$217.50 per hour
  • Generous commuter benefits

Your bases

Bases upon hire
Bases as you progress


  • Comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, and 401(k)
  • Travel privileges for you, your family and friends on American Airlines
  • Transformative, leading industry pay
  • And more!
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Check Your Qualifications for a Direct Entry Captain

You've worked hard to become a Captain. See if you have the qualifications to apply.

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