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Pilots Laura Vigneau
Please no résumés via email
All applicants must apply using the following link:

Online Application

Flight Attendants Amanda Perez
Please no résumés via email
All applicants must apply using the link at the top of the page.
Maintenance & All Other Departments Doug Franciscus

Phone: (314) 222-4396
Please send résumés via email.

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We are looking for friendly, hardworking individuals who are interested in a rewarding career and want to be a part of one of the fastest-growing regional airlines in the United States. Your career potential is limitless at Trans States. There is no fee to apply and you are paid while training.  


We are always looking for energetic, positive, motivated and conscientious employees. If you are interested in applying with us, below is a list of positions, brief job descriptions, and a summary of benefits. At the end of this section are the addresses and a fax number. We encourage you to send us a resume.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Valid drivers license
  • GED or High School diploma
  • No felony convictions
  • Availability to work any shift
  • Legal right to work in United States


This is a broad general category

  • Requires previous customer service and office experience
  • Answering phones, filing and similar tasks
  • Data entry
  • Working with word processing and related computer software

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Crew Scheduling
  • Creating and modifying pilot and flight attendant schedules
  • Complying with FAA and contractual guidelines
  • Requires professional verbal and written communications skills
  • Completing complex tasks in a timely manner
  • Managing phone calls
  • Ability to work in a team environment, while being self-motivated with minimal supervision
  • Using critical problem-solving skills
  • Ability to excel in dynamic, fast-paced work environment
  • This department operates 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, 365 days per year. Must be able to work weekends, holidays and various shifts.

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Aircraft Mechanics
  • A & P license recommended
  • Must own personal hand tools
  • Meet recency of experience requirements  
  • Accepting technicians with Avionics and Sheet Metal experience

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Flight Attendant
  • Must live within 1.5 hours from airport at domicile base
  • Must be at least 19 years of age
  • Must be fluent in the English language, both verbal and written
  • Height - 4' 11" Min to 5'10" Max
  • Height-weight proportionate
  • Must be neat, well groomed and professional
  • Trip lengths vary from one to four days
  • Work days may be up to 14 hours in length
  • Training lasts approximately 6 weeks in St. Louis, MO
  • Domiciles in St. Louis, MO, Chicago, IL, Denver, CO and Dulles, VA
  • Must have passport prior to training
Trans States Airlines endorses and is approved to use Inflight Priority consideration is given to candidates who possess, or are pursuing a certificate from the Inflight Institute, and we strongly encourage all candidates to do so. Visit Inflight for further details.

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Pilot Recruiting Events
Chicago: December 16 & 17 (Click for program flyer)

Left Seat Direct Program (Captain Qualified First Officer Program)
Click here for program flyer
The Left Seat Direct Program allows new hire pilots who meet the qualifications for Captain to fly as both a Captain and a First Officer. CQFOs earn a Captain’s wage while flying as Captain and a First Officer wage considerably higher than that of a traditional First Officer. The program offers professional pilots benefits that are integral to achieving goals associated with long-term career progression, thus making a move to a another airline less financially punitive. In short, the benefits afforded by this program make a lateral transition an intelligent career advancement opportunity.

Benefits include:

  • A wage structure higher than most new hire wages
  • The ability to start or continue earning PIC time quickly
  • A new hire training experience that will complement your previous experience, while providing additional preparation for a long-term career in airline operations
  • An established company with over 30 years of regional airline experience
  • A positive relationship between labor and management
  • An ATP certificate with at least one type rating
  • 3,500 hours total time
  • 1,000 hours multi-engine time
  • 1,000 FAR Part 121 time (Can be a combination of Part 121 and Part 135 time. Time for this qualification is considered on a case-by-case basis.).
Low Time Entry Program

  • The ability to gain valuable flight experience
  • The ability to start earning PIC time quickly
  • A new hire training experience that will fully prepare you for your future airline career
  • An established company with over 30 years of regional airline experience
  • A positive relationship between labor and management
  • FAA commercial pilot’s license with instrument and multi-engine ratings
  • Restricted ATP minimum eligible
  • 40 hours multi-engine
  • A current first class FAA medical certificate
  • A current ATP written
  • Current valid passport
  • FCC License

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Other Positions

May include accounting, sales, aircraft cleaning, pricing and more.

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Additional Information
  • Pay rates may vary from location to location
  • Trans States makes every effort to promote from within when possible
  • We are an Equal Opportunity Employer
  • Benefits vary for part-time and full-time employees

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Trans States Airlines has a comprehensive paid training program. Successful completion of training is required for employment.

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  • An exciting and rewarding career
  • Paid training
  • Flight benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Medical insurance with prescription benefits
  • Dental Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Company-Sponsored 401K Program
  • Paid vacation
  • Discounts on hotels, cruises and car rentals
  • Paid parking
  • Benefits may vary for part-time and full-time employees, as well as for employees under labor agreement contracts

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