PSA Airlines opens new facility at Dayton International Airport

PSA Airlines opened a new maintenance facility Monday at Dayton International Airport where the regional carrier is based. (WDTN Photo/Chris Smith)
PSA Airlines opened a new maintenance facility Monday at Dayton International Airport where the regional carrier is based. (WDTN Photo/Chris Smith)

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – A local airline cut the ribbon on a new maintenance facility Monday.

PSA Airlines, a regional airline based in Dayton held a ribbon cutting Monday at their new maintenance hangar at Dayton International Airport.

The facility was needed to accommodate the growing fleet of planes PSA has put into service.  The airline’s fleet has more than doubled since 2014 from 49 aircraft to 115. The airline has plans to further grow its fleet to 150 planes.

The 77,000 square foot hangar is located next to the current facility at the Dayton International Airport and will be the largest aircraft maintenance facility operated by the company.

PSA also has maintenance facilities at Akron-Canton Airport, Charlotte-Douglas International Airport, Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport and plans to open an additional facility at Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport in 2017.

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