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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
  • 32% of Alaska Airlines pilot hires in 2016 from Horizon Air 
  • For all Horizon Air pilots, there is a guaranteed interview program and permanent application window in place with Alaska Airlines 
  • Horizon Air will be recruiting at the FAPA.aero Global Pilot Job Fair in Las Vegas, NV on April 21, 2017. This is a great opportunity to speak to Horizon recruiters!
  • SEA announced as first E175 base
  • Switching from SAP bidding to PBS (NAVBlue) bidding May 1st, 2017
  • No expected changes to Q400 bases through 2017
  • Up to 8 E175s online by end of Summer 2017 with 13 by end of year 
  • Horizon Air has 33 firm E-175 orders with options for 30 more with service beginning 2nd quarter of 2017
  • 13 ERJ 175 deliveries planned for 2017. First 3 should arrive by March, first revenue flight planned for May 2017.
  • Total fleet size will be 65 aircraft by end of 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"
  • Upgrade times now down to 2.5 to 3 years
  • This page last update: April 4, 2017 (Quicktake, Hiring)
PILOTS
Total: 621
Active: 621
Furloughed: 0
UNION
Teamsters
FLEET
E175: 1
Q400: 52
DOMICILES
ANC
BOI
GEG
MFR
PDX
SEA
HIRING
Is Hiring?: Yes

Horizon Air will be recruiting at the FAPA.aero Global Pilot Job Fair in Las Vegas, NV on April 21, 2017. This is a great opportunity to speak to Horizon recruiters!

Hiring 200 pilots in 2017

Application window is open

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

We currently have 2 classes per month

For hiring info, please contact: Deja Hubbard (503)384-4531

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     

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PAY NOTES

New $10,000 pre-employment bonus paid before training begins (http://horizonair.jobs/pilots/)

Performance Based Pay (PBP) and Operational Performance Rewards (OPR) programs

With the new 4-week bid, minimum guarantee is 70 hours for lineholders and 75 for reserve

12 bids a year

Most junior captain hired: Nov 2014

PER DIEM
$1.80/hr
RETIREMENT

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

401K Matching: Yes

A/B Fund: none