Horizon Air News Stories

Airline Employee Steals, Crashes Plane Near Seattle

August 11, 2018

US authorities are investigating the Friday night crash of a Horizon Air Q400 aircraft near Seattle-Tacoma airport in Washington state after an airline employee took off without clearance and flew the plane for about an hour before it crashed.


Alaska Air Passenger Traffic Growth Continues

October 12, 2017

Alaska Air Group airlines flew 5 percent more passengers in September and for the year-to-date period.


Alaska Air Reports June, First Half Traffic Growth

July 10, 2017

Alaska Air Group reported its June and first half 2017 traffic results on Monday, including its Alaska Airlines and Virgin America units.


Horizon Air Pilots Approve Pay Increase

May 23, 2017

Pilots at Horizon Air have voted to accept amended contract terms, which include salary increases.


Horizon, Pilot Union Agree Tentative Deal

April 14, 2017

Horizon Air and the union representing the airline’s 620 pilots have reached a tentative agreement on their new contract.



Alaska Air Group Traffic Up Despite Storms

April 10, 2017

Alaska Air Group reported its March and first quarter 2017 traffic numbers on Monday, including its Alaska Airlines and Virgin America units.