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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 
  • Alaska Airlines Pilot Pathway Program makes it a no-hassle proposition. Alaska Airlines commits to hiring at least 30% of its new hires from Horizon Air. https://horizonair-pilot.jobs/pilot-pathways-program/
  • Rotor Transition Program provides up to $25,000 in flight training assistance.
  • New hire bonus ($25,000 for Q400 pilots, $20,000 for E175 pilots) Click here for more information
  • PBS (NAVBlue) bidding 
  • All remaining 2017 E175 to resume delivery in April 2018 at a rate of 1 to 2 per month.
  • On schedule for 26 E-175s by the end of Dec 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
  • ALK Employee stock purchase plan. 
    • 15% discount through 6 month offering period with the discounted purchase price at the lower of either first or last day of offering period.
  • ATC callsign: "Horizon Air"
  • This page last update: September 4, 2018 (Pay Notes)
PILOTS
Total: 850
Active: 850
Furloughed: 0
UNION
Teamsters
FLEET
E175: 15
Q400: 45
DOMICILES
BOI
GEG
MFR
PDX
SEA
HIRING
Is Hiring?: Yes

Hiring 300 pilots in 2018

Pilots with 1,000 hrs PT 121 experience are given the opportunity to upgrade after hiring

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


For hiring info, please contact: 

Horizon Air Recruiting 

[email protected]

Company badge and jumpseat/CASS privileges are given on day 1. KCM badge approximately 1 week later.

Single occupancy hotel rooms during training 

Company issued iPads

JUMPSEATS
List at ticket counter or gate. CASS participant.

Horizon Air PAYSCALES

CAPTAIN PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
E175 Q400     
18 119 119     
17 116 116     
16 112 112     
15 109 109     
14 106 106     
13 103 103     
12 100 100     
11 97 97     
10 94 94     
9 90 90     
8 87 87     
7 84 84     
6 81 81     
5 79 79     
4 77 77     
3 74 74     
2 72 72     
1 70 70     
FIRST OFFICER PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
E175 Q400     
18 52 52     
17 52 52     
16 52 52     
15 52 52     
14 52 52     
13 52 52     
12 52 52     
11 52 52     
10 52 52     
9 52 52     
8 52 52     
7 51 51     
6 50 50     
5 49 49     
4 48 48     
3 47 47     
2 46 46     
1 40 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 
        • Traning pay is 16 hours per week until completion of IOE
        • 12 bids a year 
        • Most junior captain hired: 
          • SEA E175 June 11, 2018
          • SEA Q400 March 6, 2018
          • PDX Q400 May 29,2018
          • GEG Q400 August 1, 2016
          • BOI Q400 June 13, 2016 
          • MFR Q400 December 4, 2017
PER DIEM
$1.80/hr
RETIREMENT

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

401K Matching: Yes

A/B Fund: none