Dayton airline offering techs up to $10,000 company signing bonus

PSA Airlines, a wholly owned subsidiary of American Airlines, is looking for military aviation mechanics ready to move into civilian work.

Experienced military maintenance mechanics, coming from either a fixed or rotary-wing background, who are interested in earning their Airframe & Powerplant (A&P) license, are eligible to receive up to $10,000, PSA said in an announcement Wednesday.

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The airline based at Dayton International Airport said it will sponsor the full cost of the A&P course, FAA license testing, tools and toolbox.

“This new and exciting military transition program is one other way PSA Airlines is committed to finding the best and brightest individuals to join our maintenance organization,” Gary Pratt, PSA vice president-maintenance and engineering, said in a company release.

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PSA said it offers first-year pay up to $52,000, a $2,500 sign on bonus, up to $7,500 bonus based on verified experience, training and a chance to work on “one of the youngest regional fleets which include Bombardier CRJ900, CRJ700 and CRJ200 aircraft.”

For more information, visit the PSA Airlines website here.

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