Alaska Airlines Pilot Hiring Information

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

Currently Hiring: No

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:

4,500 - 7,000 hours total time​

1,000+ hours turbine PIC

Previous 121 or military

Pilot Career Services:

Application Link:

COMPANY INFORMATION
Fleet Type & Count:

*Fleet information obtained from SEC Form 10-K

Number of Pilots:

2,988

Mandatory Age 65 Retirements:

2021: 54

2022: 53

2023: 47

2024: 57

2025: 54

2026: 49

2027: 73

2028: 52

2029: 72

2030: 48

Pilot Bases:

ANC, LAX, PDX, SEA, SFO

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

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