|Bid||1.7300 x 1800|
|Ask||1.7400 x 900|
|Day's Range||1.6900 - 1.7900|
|52 Week Range||1.5800 - 9.1800|
|Beta (5Y Monthly)||2.75|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||2.01|
|Earnings Date||Dec 07, 2022 - Dec 12, 2022|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||N/A (N/A)|
|1y Target Est||4.67|
Mesa Air Group Chairman and CEO Jonathan Ornstein joins Yahoo Finance Live to discuss the ongoing pilot shortage and how his airline's pilot program may be able to provide a solution.
Getting the 1,500 hours of flight training to be a pilot is expensive, so Mesa Air Group is helping to remove financial barriers.
Mesa Airlines said Thursday it has purchased 29 Pipistrel Alpha Trainer 2 aircraft, along with an option to acquire up to 75 more in the next year. The new fleet will be used to offer pilots an accelerated path to chalking up the 1,500 flight hours required to fly a commercial aircraft and aims to address the pilot shortage currently hurting U.S. airlines. "The pilot shortage could become a permanent feature of the airline industry if we don't get more aviators into the system," said Jonathan Or