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Alaska Airlines

Seattle, WA

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QUICKTAKE
  • Alaska Air Group has acquired Virgin America as of December 2016
  • Alaska Airlines has commenced the LAX-HAV (Cuba) daily flights
  • Alaska will be recruiting at the FAPA.aero Pilot Job Fair in Seattle, WA in August 2017. This is a great opportunity to speak to Alaska recruiters!
  • 24 daily flights to Hawaii, equalling nearly 20% of capacity
  • 35 flights per week from the SF area and Sacramento to Hawaii
  • Alaska received approval from the DOT for 1 daily flight from LAX to Havana, Cuba
  • Service from LAX to Costa Rica (SJO and LIR) began October 2015
  • Service from SEA to RDU, CHS and BNA began October/November 2015
  • 3 B737-700s being converted to full cargo configuration
  • B737-400 fleet being replaced by new NG -900ER deliveries, the last -400 will be removed by Sept 2017
  • Delivery of 737 MAX will begin early 2019
  • Approximately 74 aircraft to be delivered, with 42 more options
  • Confirmed order for 20 B737 MAX8s and 17 B737 MAX9s in October 2012
  • iPad EFKs issued to all pilots
  • First U.S. airline to install runway incursion preventative systems into its fleet
  • Nearly all full configuration aircraft have Wi-Fi available in US airspace (400/NG)
  • IATA code: AS; ICAO code: ASA
  • ATC callsign: "Alaska"
  • This page last updated: July 18, 2017 (Quicktake, Hiring)
PILOTS
Total: 1875
Active: 1875
Furloughed: 0
UNION
ALPA
FLEET
B737-400: 9
B737-400C: 5
B737-400F: 1
B737-700: 14
B737-800: 61
B737-900: 12
B737-900ER: 56
737-700: 2
DOMICILES
ANC
LAX
PDX
SEA
HIRING
Is Hiring?: Yes

Alaska will be recruiting at the FAPA.aero Pilot Job Fair in Seattle, WA in August 2017. This is a great opportunity to speak to Alaska recruiters!

Planning to hire 200 in 2017

Hiring window open on January 5th, for 10 days.

Have been continuously hiring for the past 5 years. System only accepts new resumes to be reviewed during open application windows.

Hiring first officers. 3000 total time in fixed wing or 1200 "high performance" military time are the posted requirements.

New-hires receive 13.5% company contribution to their 401k

Career page: http://alaskaair.jobs/jobs/

JUMPSEATS

List at ticket counter or gate. Unlimited jumpseats. CASS participant.

Alaska Airlines PAYSCALES

CAPTAIN PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
B737     
12 216     
11 212     
10 209     
9 203     
8 199     
7 194     
6 192     
5 190     
4 189     
3 187     
2 185     
1 184     
FIRST OFFICER PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
B737     
12 145     
11 142     
10 140     
9 134     
8 133     
7 131     
6 129     
5 125     
4 119     
3 109     
2 90     
1 57     

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PAY NOTES

Monthly guarantee: 75 hours
Reserve guarantee: 75 hours (long call); 79 hours (short call)

The most junior captain is based in ANC - hired in April 2007

Future Contractual Pay Raises: March 2016: 3.5%, March 2017: 1.5%.

Contract amendable date: March 2018 Reserve: Short Call: 2 Hrs Long Call: 11 Hrs

Scheduled or actual flight time, whichever is greater

Duty Rig 2:1 Back Side of the Clock: 1.75:1 between 22:00 and 6:00 Trip Rig 3.5:1

Duty Period Minimum: 5 hrs. Minimum 12 days off per month. 

PER DIEM

Per Diem is still $2.15/hr. 


International Override/ETOPS: 
Captain: $5 per hour
First Officer: $4 per hour

RETIREMENT

401K:

13.5% of the pilot's salary

401K Matching: Yes

A/B Fund:

Variable, for pilots hired prior to 1/1/2010

Other:

Mandatory retirements:
2013 - 18
2014 - 31
2015 - 36
2016 - 47
2017 - 46
2018 - 43
2019 - 49
2020 - 55
2021 - 57
2022 - 56
2023 - 50
2024 - 60
2025 - 57
2026 - 52
2027 - 77
2028 - 55
2029 - 76
2030 - 51
2031 - 58
2032 - 69
2033 - 56
2034 - 67
2035 - 63
2036 - 54
2037 - 39
2038 - 22
2039 - 25
2040 - 18
2041 - 26
2042 - 14
2043 - 10
2044 - 6
2045 - 4
2046 - 2
2047 - 1