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 131 aircraft with more than 565 daily system departures to 99 cities, 36 states, the District of Columbia, Canada and Mexico -- and has two additional E175s coming in 2016. 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)


46 E175 E-Jets operated for United
2 scheduled for delivery in 2016

Maintenance Bases

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


Mesa has 2,800+ employees, including approximately 1,200 pilots, 900 flight attendants and 400 maintenance personnel

Company Type

Mesa Airlines is a privately-held company