Phoenix-based Mesa Air Group has reached a new agreement with United Airlines that extends the term for 20 Bombardier CRJ700s to 2019 and adds 30 United-owned Embraer E-175s over the next two years. Mesa said it will hire approximately 350 pilots, 300 flight attendants, and 200 maintenance and other support personnel to support the additional aircraft. Mesa operates more than 425 daily departures to 82 cities, 32 states, Mexico and the District of Columbia, as United Express and US ...

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