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Maintenance Student Pathway

Maintenance Student Pathway
Your future starts now. Join our Maintenance Student Pathway Program and be on your way to a career at PSA.
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You Deserve the PSA Difference

Your path to the most valuable and stable career in commercial aviation.

As an A&P Mechanic at PSA, you'll be part of a close-knit, passionate team that places safety and compliance above all else. By becoming a Mechanic through the Maintenance Student Pathway Program you receive:

  • $5,000 in financial assistance
  • $2,500 sign-on bonus
  • A guaranteed interview with a base manager
  • Priority base and training class selection
  • Industry-leading, progressive training programs
  • Career advancement opportunities

The Interview and Selection Process

Are you ready to be part of a passionate team that places safety and compliance above all else?

1. Check your qualifications and apply

Aviation maintenance students attending one of our partner schools can submit an application.

2. Student

Continue training with your school and receive continued guidance from PSA team members.

3. Future Mechanic

*Once you’ve passed your general exam and completed your HR leader interview you will be eligible to receive $2,500 in financial assistance.

*depending on school curriculum

4. PSA Mechanic

Upon successful completion of your A&P license and guaranteed interview with a base manager you will receive an additional $2,500 and a priority training class date.


There is a huge opportunity for people entering the industry for advancement with PSA Airlines. Our people are our assets and we want to develop them.



Do you qualify to join our Maintenance Student Pathway Program?

Meet all of the qualifications?

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Maintenance Bases

Charlotte, North Carolina
Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Professional sports teams and NASCAR
  • World-class museums
  • Easy flights from most of the east coast
Dayton, Ohio
Dayton, Ohio
  • Birthplace of aviation
  • Home of USAF Museum 
  • Thriving arts community and diverse culture 
  • Metro parks offering, biking, kayaking and camping
Norfolk, Virginia
Norfolk, Virginia
  • Located minutes from Virginia Beach
  • Home of the world’s largest naval station
  • Thriving arts community and diverse culture
Akron, Ohio
Akron-Canton, Ohio
  • Home of the U.S. Pro Football Hall of Fame
  • Amish and wine country
  • Akron Zoo
  • McKinley Museum and National Memorial
Greenville-Spartanburg, South Carolina
Greenville-Spartanburg, South Carolina
  • Over 55 parks, trails and recreational facilities
  • Top 10 cycling cities in the U.S.
Savannah, Georgia
Savannah, Georgia
  • Riverboat cruises
  • Tybee Island offers outdoor activities
  • Southern comfort hospitality
Pensacola, Florida
Pensacola, Florida
  • Home to the National Naval Aviation Museum and the Blue Angels
  • Known as America’s First Settlement  
  • Home to Gulf Islands National Seashore
  • Proud military heritage
Cincinnati, Ohio
Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Two major sports teams
  • Amusement parks
  • Largest Oktoberfest in the U.S.


  • Comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision and 401(K)
  • Travel privileges for you, your family and friends on American Airlines
  • American Airlines Group (AAG) profit sharing

Our Premier Partner Schools

  • AIM Atlanta
  • AIM Charlotte
  • AIM Norfolk
  • Alabama Aviation College - Ozark
  • Aviation High School
  • Cincinnati State Technical Community College
  • Coastal Alabama Aviation
  • George Stone Technical College
  • Great Oaks Career Center
  • Greenville Technical College
  • Hallmark University
  • Iowa Western Community College
  • Jefferson Community College
  • Lansing Community College
  • Liberty University
  • Miami Valley Career Technology Center
  • North Central Institute
  • Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics - Myrtle Beach
  • Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics - Pittsburgh
  • Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics - Youngstown
  • Savannah Technical College
  • Sinclair Community College
  • Somerset Community College
  • Southern University
  • University of District of Columbia