Air today 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 […]
Perhaps to the relief of regional air passengers who don’t like narrow planes powered by noisy propellers, Horizon Air is shifting back to jets. The company, a sister airline to larger Alaska Airlines, plans to order 30 regional jets in the first quarter of 2016, according to executives speaking during the fourth-quarter conference call Jan. […]
Horizon Air Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), announced a tentative agreement with management today that includes increased compensation, a new scheduling system and substantial improvements in flexibility and quality of life for the over 500 Flight Attendants. Horizon Air is a wholly owned subsidiary of Alaska Air Group and offers […]
A Horizon Air plane en route to Boise Airport yesterday morning returned to San Jose International due to a suspected engine fire.
A Horizon Air regional plane suffered a bird strike on approach to Eugene Airport in Oregon on Monday causing significant damage under the front windshield. Horizon Air Flight 2299, a de Havilland Dash 8-400 aircraft, struck 3 swans at about 200 feet in the air in very foggy conditions’, according to the airline. Pilots landed the […]
Horizon Air and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters announced today that the carrier’s 610 pilots ratified an agreement to extend the current contract for three years, creating a new six-year pact. Among pilots who voted, 77 percent approved ratification. “The fact that the extension was achieved three years before the contract became amendable demonstrates the effectiveness […]
A woman who was drunk and disorderly on a Horizon Air flight was arrested Saturday when she assaulted a police officer and spat on two others.
Horizon Air and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters announced today they have reached tentative agreement to extend the current contract for the carrier’s 610 pilots for six years. “I’m very proud of both negotiating teams for crafting additional improvements to an already excellent existing agreement,” said Gene Hahn, Horizon Air’s senior vice president of operations. “This […]
A flight attendant for Horizon Air was arrested on Friday for allegedly stealing a passenger’s iPad computer.
An Alaska Airlines commuter plane en route to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport yesterday had to shut down one of its engines and make an emergency landing.