Mesa Airlines...

A Tradition of Customer Service

Founded on a mesa in New Mexico in 1982 and headquartered in Phoenix since 1998, Mesa Airlines provides regional air service for American Airlines under the American Eagle banner and for United Airlines under the United Express brand. Mesa operates 137 aircraft with more than 600 daily system departures to 119 cities, 37 states, the District of Columbia, Canada, Mexico, and The Bahamas. The Company's agreements with its partners are among the longest in the regional industry and extend to 2025 (American) and 2028 (United).


Where We Operate




85 Canadair Regional Jets
(64 CRJ900s/1 CRJ200 operated for American) 
(20 CRJ700s operated for United)


53 E175 E-Jets operated for United

Maintenance Bases

Phoenix (PHX)
Dallas (DFW)
Washington Dulles (IAD)
Louisville (SDF)
Tucson (TUS)
El Paso (ELP)
Midland (MAF)
Houston (IAH)


Mesa has approximately 3,100 employees

Company Type

Mesa Airlines is a privately-held company