Airplane wing through the cabin window
Airplane wing through the cabin window


Total rewards

Creating an airline people love requires hard working employees who love what they do. At both Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air, it’s important to support employees and their families. They provide the resources that not only help employees to create an airline people love, but an airline that people love to work for.

Health & wellness

  • Health care
  • Paid time off
  • Family and medical leave
  • Programs that focus on our employees’ overall physical, emotional, and financial well-being
  • ACTive Well-Being Programs


  • 401k with company match
  • Quarterly and annual bonus programs
  • Holiday pay
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Employee discounts at popular travel companies and retailers
  • Matching employee donations to favorite causes
  • Alaska Air Group Credit Union

Travel privileges

  • Free unlimited travel for employees and their loved ones on Alaska and Horizon on a stand-by basis
  • Fee-based and restricted stand-by travel on other airlines
  • Special confirmed travel opportunities for employees on Alaska and Horizon
  • Discounted full-price fares on Alaska and Horizon
  • Where can employees travel? Visit #iamalaska for a few ideas.

Educational & professional development

  • Employee programs and classes for career and leadership development
  • Scholarships for employees and their families

Other benefits

  • Employee recognition programs
  • Exclusive company events for employees and their loved ones
  • Employee-only ticket raffles for professional sports games, music concerts, theatre, and more
  • Service and retirement celebrations
  • Volunteer opportunities at major community events