DAYTON, Ohio – PSA Airlines, a wholly owned subsidiary of American Airlines, today announced its plans to open a new maintenance base operation at Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport (SAV). PSA’s immense fleet expansion necessitates additional locations to support the maintenance and reliability of its growing fleet. Since 2014, PSA has doubled its size from 49 aircraft to 123 aircraft and will continue to grow to operate 150 Bombardier CRJ aircraft. In addition to this new operation in SAV, PSA has maintenance bases at Akron-Canton Airport (CAK), Charlotte-Douglas International Airport (CLT) Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG), Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP) and Dayton International Airport (DAY). The airline recently announced a maintenance base at Norfolk International Airport (ORF) opening in January 2018.
“We are excited about the bright future of this additional maintenance base and the positive impact it will have on the reliability of our operation for years to come,” said Gary Pratt, Vice President – Maintenance & Engineering, PSA Airlines. “SAV is a well-supported market for our parent company, American Airlines, and makes for a strategic addition to PSA Airlines’ portfolio of maintenance facilities.”
PSA plans to initially employ 31 team members to include mechanics, leads, inspectors and stores personnel. The appeal of the Savannah area is instrumental in helping PSA attract a skilled and talented workforce.
PSA expects to open the maintenance operation in April 2018. For more information about the positions PSA will be filling at its SAV base operation, please visit www.psaairlines.com/careers.
About PSA Airlines
PSA Airlines operates an all-jet fleet consisting of exclusively Bombardier regional jet aircraft. The company’s 3,500 employees operate nearly 700 daily flights to nearly 90 destinations. Headquartered in Dayton, Ohio, PSA also has flight crew bases located in Dayton, Cincinnati, Ohio, Knoxville, Tennessee, Washington, D.C., and Charlotte, North Carolina. PSA has maintenance facilities in Dayton and Canton, Ohio and Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport, Charlotte, North Carolina, and Greenville, South Carolina. PSA operates 35 Bombardier CRJ200 aircraft, 34 Bombardier CRJ700 aircraft and 54 Bombardier CRJ900 aircraft. The airline expects to add additional aircraft bringing its fleet count to 150.