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Horizon Air Airline Pilot Hiring Partnership

ATP graduates achieve their career goals sooner and have more choices of who to fly for. Horizon Air recruits commercial pilots trained by ATP and is one of ATP's 20 airline partners.

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Airline Sponsored AssistanceSummary of Horizon's Benefits

Horizon Air has selected ATP as a preferred training provider to build their pilot pipelines with the best training in the fastest time frame possible, offering Airline Career Pilot Program students the following benefits to help offset the cost of paying for flight school.

Tuition Reimbursement

Receive up to $11,000 in airline sponsored financial assistance.

Signing Bonus

When you sign your contract with Horizon, receive a total signing bonus of $9,000.

Fast Track to the Majors

Take advantage of Horizon's partnership with Alaska Airlines and fast-track your pilot career progression.

Pilot Career Path and BenefitsSteps to Participate in the Program

The Fastest Path to Alaska Airlines.

  1. Step 1

    Airline Career Pilot Program

    Graduate from the Airline Career Pilot Program with CFIs.

  2. Step 2

    Build Experience as a Flight Instructor

    Become an instructor with ATP's — flight instructor job for Airline Career Pilot Program graduates, where you can fly one of the newest and most reliable fleets, earn airline tuition reimbursement, and build flight experience faster.

  3. Step 3

    Airline Interview & Airline Tuition Reimbursement

    Between 300-500 hours total time, interview with Horizon Air. If you accept Horizon's offer, they make a financial contribution toward your loan payment and you make a commitment to fly for that airline. Payments are $5 per flight hour, based on how much flight time you acquire each month. If you did not finance your flight training, payments are made directly to you.

  4. Step 4

    Airline Pilot Job Placement

    About two years after starting flight training, and with approximately $5,000 in airline tuition reimbursement received, you start your new hire class with Horizon Air. $500 monthly payments continue to supplement first-year airline pay for at least 12 months.

  5. Step 5

    Fly for Alaska Airlines

    Alaska Airlines

    Under the Alaska Airlines Pilot Pathways Program, Horizon Air pilots can easily and quickly transition to flying for Alaska as soon as they meet Alaska pilot minimums.

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Airline Hiring & Placements

Congratulations to these ATP graduates who have achieved the next step in their professional pilot careers. ATP’s airline hiring partnership agreements get ATP graduates hired faster. For more success stories, see all the airline placements.

About Horizon Air Fleet & Crew Bases Information

Horizon Air operates daily flights to nearly 45 destinations.

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Crew Bases
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Fleet

  • ERJ-175
  • Bombardier Q400
Crew Bases

Crew Bases

  • SEA
  • PDX
  • GEG
  • BOI
  • MFR
  • ANC

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