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Horizon Air

Seattle, WA

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QUICKTAKE
  • All aircraft currently are operated under a CPA agreement with Alaska Airlines and have Alaska livery 
  • Minimum 30% of Alaska Airlines pilot hires come from Horizon every year 
  • For all Horizon Air pilots, there is a guaranteed interview program and permanent application window in place with Alaska Airlines 
  • New hire bonus ($25,000 for Q400 pilots, $20,000 for E175 pilots) Click here for more information
  • PBS (NAVBlue) bidding 
  • No expected changes to Q400 bases through 2017 
  • All remaining 2017 E175 deliveries will be deferred until 2018.
  • Horizon Air has 33 firm E-175 orders with options for 30 more 
  • 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. They are also are certified for RNP .01 operations using dual Universal UNS-1EW FMS systems. Horizon Air is the only regional airline in the world to use these two technologies. 
  • Union to build trips and lines
  • ATC callsign: "Horizon Air"
  • Upgrade time 2 to 2.5 years
  • This page last update: December 1, 2017 (Quicktake, Hiring)
PILOTS
Total: 688
Active: 688
Furloughed: 0
UNION
Teamsters
FLEET
E175: 10
Q400: 52
DOMICILES
BOI
GEG
MFR
PDX
SEA
HIRING
Is Hiring?: Yes

Hiring 200 pilots in 2017

New hire bonus ($25,000 for Q400 pilots, $20,000 for E175 pilots) Click here for more information

Application window is open

Please visiit our new pilot information website for latest hiring information and recruiting events

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 [email protected]

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 52     
17 52     
16 52     
15 52     
14 52     
13 52     
12 52     
11 52     
10 52     
9 52     
8 52     
7 51     
6 50     
5 49     
4 48     
3 47     
2 46     
1 40     

PAY CALCULATOR
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PAY NOTES
        • Industry-leading Performance Based Pay (PBP) and Operational Performance Rewards (OPR) programs 
        • Minimum guarantee is 70 hours for lineholders and 75 hours for reserve 
        • 12 bids a year 
        • New-hires on the Q400: $20,000 bonus ($10,000 paid at the completion of training and $10,000 awarded after first year of service)  
        • New-hires on the E-175: $10,000 bonus ($5,000 paid at the completion of training and $5,000 awarded after first year of service)
        • Most junior captain hired: 
          • Q400 February 2017
          • E175 July 2016
PER DIEM
$1.80/hr
RETIREMENT

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

401K Matching: Yes

A/B Fund: none