Mesa Air Reviews

Updated 3 Mar 2021

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3.1
54%
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Mesa Air Chairman and CEO Jonathan G. Ornstein
Jonathan G. Ornstein
350 Ratings
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  • "Low pay compared to other places(in 85 reviews)

  • "Lowest paid flight attendants in the USA at Mesa vs(in 48 reviews)

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  1. "fun workplace"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Flight Attendant 

    I worked at Mesa Air full-time

    Pros

    flight benefits friends work schedule time off quick turns base assignments

    Cons

    the pay scale time on reserve

  2. "HORRIBLE EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP"

    2.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Corporate Employee in Phoenix, AZ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Mesa Air full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Flight benefits for employee and family Great co-workers Corporate location

    Cons

    Executive leadership do not care about their employees, only about the bottom line. Especially CEO and CFO. Lots of turnover No salary increases in over 5 years Amount you get for paid time off is low Only 5 holidays

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  3. "Good starting place"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Mechanic in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Mesa Air full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Flexibility, friends, good schedule and easy work

    Cons

    Low pay and low pay

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  4. "Good airline to start"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Flight Attendant in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Mesa Air full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Nice new planes (IAH base) Small crews, great coworkers Flight benefits

    Cons

    Low pay Some hotels are awful

  5. "Under"

    3.0
    Current Employee - A&P Mechanic  in Dulles, VA

    I have been working at Mesa Air full-time

    Pros

    Travel for free and 7 days on and off

    Cons

    Underpaid and management don’t care

  6. "Great flight benefits with a lot of growth opportunity"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Phoenix, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Mesa Air full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great Opportunity for Advancement & Growth

    Cons

    Low Starting Pay & not so great Insurance

  7. "E 175 CA"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Captain 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Mesa Air full-time

    Pros

    Fast upgrade Short reserve time

    Cons

    Lower than average pay Hotels aren’t always the best

  8. "Things balance out"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Flight Attendant in Phoenix, AZ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Mesa Air full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Job security, flight benefits, fun crews, lots of time off

    Cons

    Horrible health insurance, high turn over, low pay

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  9. "Fair and Good Company. Wish they could pay more"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Coordinator in Phoenix, AZ

    I have been working at Mesa Air full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great company. You are given empowerment

    Cons

    The pay could be better

  10. "Fun sometimes but a company that zero percent has your back"

    2.0
    Former Employee - Flight Attendant 
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Mesa Air full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Travel for free, health insurance.

    Cons

    They don’t like you being there very long because each year is a raise so they fire people over anything. Awful hotels (mostly la Quintas) filled with bed bugs.

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