PSA Airlines growing fleet of aircraft

PSA Airlines. (WDTN Photo)
PSA Airlines. (WDTN Photo)

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – PSA Airlines is growing its fleet of aircraft.

The Dayton based airline will operate 24 of 40 new Bombardier NextGen aircraft thanks to American Airlines.

“We are pleased to add these new aircraft to our growing fleet and see the award as a reflection of American’s continued confidence in PSA to provide friendly, reliable and cost-effective regional services for American’s customers,” said Dion Flannery, president of PSA Airlines. “We are proudly building, from a foundation of strength, one of the largest regional service providers for the world’s largest airline.”

The planes should be in service by August 2016. They will operated under the American Eagle brand to provide customers with service between mainline and regional flights.

The 76 seat jet includes larger overhead bins, all-leather seating and inflight Wi-Fi.

PSA Airlines is a wholly owned subsidiary of the American Airlines Group.

It continues to add jobs having hired more than 700 employees in the last year.

The company’s 1,900 employees operate nearly 400 daily flights to more than 80 destinations.

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