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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 commercial certificate with instrument rating

1,500 hours total time

500 hours of fixed wing turbine

250 hours PIC or SIC as defined in 14 CFR 61.159(a)(5) in airplane category

50 hours multi-engine airplane

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
20
-
B-737-MAX-9
38
55
B-737-900
91
-
B-737-800
61
-
B-737-700
14
-
Total
214
55

Number of Pilots:

3,305

Estimated Age 65 Retirements:

2023: 46

2024: 54

2025: 73

2026: 72

2027: 93

2028: 77

2029: 111

2030: 93

2031: 104

2032: 115

2033: 116

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: $306.00 x 75 hours x 12 months = $275,400

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: $211.54 x 75 hours x 12 months = $190,386

First Year First Officer Minimum Reserve Compensation: $90,000

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