When you’re a pilot at Alaska Airlines or Horizon Air, your career journey will take you places. Whether you are just starting out, looking at moving to the left seat, or looking to further develop your leadership skills, we provide the opportunities and experiences to support your goals.
Become a pilot with Ascend Programs
We know the path to a fulfilling career as a commercial pilot can be long and challenging. To ease the way, we've created Ascend - a portfolio of career programs especially valuable for pilots interested in joining the remarkable team at Horizon Air or for pilots looking for the fastest path to Alaska Airlines.
Living our values
Pilots at Alaska and Horizon are committed to living our values. They’re always focused on “Own Safety” and “Deliver Performance.” But no less important are “Do the Right Thing,” “Be Kind Hearted,” and “Be Remarkable.” These are the traits we hope all Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air pilots display throughout their careers. Show us how you share our values through community involvement and giving back, and you’ll fit right in with our teams.Here’s just one way our pilots show their character