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 True North


True North Pilot Development Program
True North Pilot Development Program

True North is a recruitment program, aimed at hiring BIPOC pilots, with significant investments in our future aviation leaders. First of its kind, there's no other pilot program like this in the airline industry. When you join our flight crew, you'll help make us a stronger pilot group at Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air. Apply today and help us build a better, more diverse, airline that people love.

Pilot Development Program

Reimbursement for up to
80% of all flight lab fees

Ongoing mentorship, learning
opportunities, access to a
network/community of pilots

Apprenticeship or direct hire
placement in an entry-level

The Fastest Path to Becoming a Pilot at Alaska Airlines

True North Pilot Development Program

We know the path to a fulfilling career as a commercial pilot can be long and challenging. To ease the way, we've created True North - a program focused on hiring BIPOC pilots interested in joining the remarkable team at Horizon Air for pilots looking for the fastest path to Alaska Airlines.

True North Pilot Development Program

“Education and opportunity transform the lives of talented young people. I am excited Alaska will help bring brilliant minds and the next generation into aviation,” said Constance von Muehlen, COO of Alaska Airlines. “We look forward to meeting the future of our company through this program.”

- Constance von Muehlen
COO, Alaska Air Group