Alaska Airlines Pilot Hiring Information

Alaska Airlines Boeing 737

Alaska Airlines is a major US air carrier that operates a fleet of Airbus A320s and Boeing 737s in North and Central America, including Alaska and Hawaii.

ALASKA AIRLINES PILOT HIRING REQUIREMENTS

Accepting Applications: Yes

Minimum Flight Time Requirements:

Multi-engine ATP certificate

2,000 hours total time; or

1,200 hours total time military

50 hours of flight time within previous 12 months

Competitive Flight Time:

3,500 - 7,000 hours total time​

1,000+ hours turbine PIC

Previous 121 or military

Pilot Career Services:

Application Link:

COMPANY INFORMATION
Fleet Type & Count:
AIRCRAFT
TOTAL
ORDERS
A-321-NEO
10
-
A-320-200
35
-
B-737-MAX-9
19
74
B-737-900
91
-
B-737-800
61
-
B-737-700
14
-
Total
230
74

Number of Pilots:

3,104

Estimated Age 65 Retirements:

2022: 102

2023: 53

2024: 63

2025: 60

2026: 54

2027: 81

2028: 58

2029: 80

2030: 54

2031: 61

2032: 72

Pilot Bases:

ANC, LAX, PDX, SEA, SFO

Alaska Airlines Pilot Bases Map

Regional Airline Affiliates:

Horizon Air

SkyWest Airlines

Pilot Pathway Program:

Ascend Pilot Pathway Program

ALASKA AIRLINES CAPTAIN PAY SCALES (Per Hour)

Monthly Reserve (long-call)/Line Guarantee: 75 hours

Monthly Reserve (short-call) Guarantee: 79 hours

Ex: 12+ Year Captain Minimum Reserve Compensation: $266.29 x 75 hours x 12 months = $239,661

ALASKA AIRLINES FIRST OFFICER PAY SCALES (Per Hour)

Monthly Reserve (long-call)/Line Guarantee: 75 hours

Monthly Reserve (short-call) Guarantee: 79 hours

Ex: 12+ Year First Officer Minimum Reserve Compensation: $178.95 x 75 hours x 12 months = $161,055

First Year First Officer Minimum Reserve Compensation: $83,331