Tag: Horizon Air

Embraer Delivers its 1,500th E-Jet to Horizon Air

Reading Time: 1 minute Embraer celebrates the delivery of its 1,500th E-Jet, an E175, to Seattle-based Horizon Air, a wholly owned subsidiary of Alaska Air Group, Inc. By the end of the year, Horizon will have a fleet of 26 E175 with four more jets scheduled for delivery in 2019. Embraer’s E-Jet family has made its mark in the […]

Stolen Horizon Air Aircraft Crashed into Forest

Reading Time: 1 minute A Horizon Air de Havilland Dash 8-400, performing an unauthorized flight from Seattle, WA (USA) to an undefined destination, departed Seattle’s runway without takeoff clearance with tower trying to query callsign and authorization. Pierce County, WA Sheriff’s Office reported a 29 year old employee of Horizon Air stole the aircraft and performed an unauthorized takeoff. […]

Alaska Airlines, Virgin America, Horizon Air Employees Receive $148m

Reading Time: 2 minutes Employees of Alaska Air Group companies Alaska Airlines, Virgin America and Horizon Air are receiving $118 million in incentive bonuses. For most employees, this equates to an average of more than 7 percent of their annual pay in 2017. In addition, 23,000 Air Group employees will receive a one-time $1,000 bonus on Jan. 29 from […]

Horizon Air to Exit Alaska Market in 1Q18

Reading Time: 1 minute Horizon Air will close its base at Anchorage Ted Stevens during the first quarter of next year as part of a wider withdrawal from the Alaskan market. Alaska Airlines spokeswoman Bobbie Egan told the Alaska Dispatch that the carrier’s fifty-one Anchorage-based pilots and flight attendants had been offered positions elsewhere in Horizon Air whose operations […]

Alaska Airlines to Hire for 2,300 Frontline Jobs in 2017

Reading Time: 2 minutes A forecasted more than 2,300 frontline jobs will be up for grabs at Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air throughout 2017. The growing airlines are looking for candidates to fill hundreds of flight attendant, pilot, reservations and customer service jobs throughout the airlines’ route network. Jobs will be posted to alaskaair.jobs and horizonair.jobs throughout the year. […]

Horizon Air Places Largest Order in its History for 30 Embraer E175

Reading Time: 2 minutes Horizon Air announced it will grow its fleet with the purchase of 30 new three-class Embraer E175 jets, which will fly exclusively for Alaska Airlines. The order, which also includes 33 options, will be delivered over three years starting next year, and is valued at $2.8 billion at Embraer’s current list price and represents the […]

Alaska Air To Buy Virgin America

Reading Time: 2 minutes Alaska Air has agreed to buy Virgin America for USD$2.6 billion in cash to its boost its operation on the US West Coast and compete more effectively with larger airlines. At USD$57 a share, the deal represents a premium of about 86 percent from Virgin America’s stock price before reports in March that the company […]