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Horizon Air pilots ratify new agreement

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Horizon Air, which employs more than 700 pilots voted to ratify a new agreement aimed at supporting the company’s pilots and retaining talent.

Horizon is represented by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT).

The agreement includes pay increases, as well as enhancements to retirement benefits.

More than 91% of Horizon pilots voted, and the agreement was passed by 99%.

Further improvements will include commuter policies and instructor benefits.

“In light of recent wage increases across all segments of our industry, significant improvements were necessary for Horizon Air to remain competitive in attracting and retaining pilots,” said Horizon pilot and IBT 1224

A tentative agreement was reached with the IBT on Sept. 2 and is effective immediately upon today’s ratification.

Horizon has bases in Washington, Oregon, Alaska, and Idaho, and serves more than 45 cities throughout the Pacific Northwest, California, the Midwest, British Colombia, and Alberta in Canada.

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Horizon maintains pilot crew bases in Anchorage, Boise, Everett, Medford, Portland, Seattle, and Spokane.

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