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Horizon Air

Seattle, WA

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QUICKTAKE
  • Horizon is a CPA carrier for "Alaska"
  • All aircraft currently are operated under a CPA agreement with Alaska and have Alaska livery
    Alaska Airlines non-Horizon pilot candidates offered immediate class dates. Horizon pilot candidates placed in 9-12 month hiring pool. Horizon pilots made up 24% of Alaska new hires in 2014, 18% in 2015, and 24% so far in 2016. 
  • Horizon Air has now announced orders for 30 firm ERJ 175s with options on 33 more. Planned to be on line 2nd quarter of 2017.
  • 13 ERJ 175 deliveries planned for 2017. First 3 should arrive by March, first revenue flight planned for May 2017.
  • Horizon Air's entire fleet of Bombardier Q400s are HGS equipped for full CAT III operations. We also are certified for RNP .01 operations using dual Universal UNS-1EW FMS's. Horizon Air is the only regional airline in the world to use these two technologies.
  • Union to build trips and lines
  • IATO code: QX; ICAO code: QXE
  • ATC callsign: "Horizon Air"
  • Our fleet will be 54 aircraft by the end of 2017
  • Upgrade times now down to 2.5 to 3 years
  • This page last update: September 28, 2016 (Quicktake)
PILOTS
Total: 645
Active: 645
Furloughed: 0
UNION
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FLEET
Q400: 52
DOMICILES
ANC
BOI
GEG
MFR
PDX
SEA
HIRING
Is Hiring?: Yes

Hiring 140 pilots in 2016. Application window is open.

Current classes for new captains are at 2.5 years of company seniority

We currently have 2 classes per month

Hiring hotline: 800-523-1223 (options 3:4)

JUMPSEATS
List at ticket counter or gate. CASS participant.

Horizon Air PAYSCALES

CAPTAIN PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
Q400     
18 119     
17 116     
16 112     
15 109     
14 106     
13 103     
12 100     
11 97     
10 94     
9 90     
8 87     
7 84     
6 81     
5 79     
4 77     
3 74     
2 72     
1 70     
FIRST OFFICER PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
Q400     
18 49     
17 49     
16 49     
15 49     
14 49     
13 49     
12 49     
11 49     
10 49     
9 49     
8 49     
7 48     
6 47     
5 46     
4 44     
3 43     
2 42     
1 31     

PAY CALCULATOR
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PAY NOTES

Bid is 5 weeks, and pay/min guarantee is based on 5 weeks.

Line = 80.5 Reserve = 86.3 (equates to monthly guarantee of 69.8 for Lineholders and 74.8 for Reserve)

10 bids a year

Most junior captain hired: October 2013

PER DIEM
$1.80/hr
RETIREMENT

401K: $1 for $1 up to 6%

401K Matching: Yes

A/B Fund: none