Horizon Air Pilots Win Big with Wage Deal

DALLAS – The more than 700 pilots of Horizon Air, Alaska Airlines’ (AS) regional sibling carrier, have this week ratified a massive contract that offers major salary increases.

The pilot union stated Friday that first officers would receive a wage increase of 85%, while captains would receive an average pay increase of 74%.

At Horizon, first-year captains will see an increase in pay from US$81 to US$149 per hour, the highest amount among regional airlines. The first cops hired recently saw their hourly pay increase from US$48 to US$90.

A first-year captain’s pay increases from roughly US$77,000 to US$142,000 based on an average read more ⇒

Source:: “Airways Magazine”

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