This is one of the main reasons we are able to have the pilot group we have. Everyone here is practically family and hand picked. You will fly with the same guy more than once in your career so it suits the company best to hire pilots that our pilots know.Alaska is truly a great company from everything I've heard, but it's a shame that being friends with one of the 1000 or so Alaska pilots is a virtual prerequisite for getting an interview.
A guy hired right now will make $48/hr based on 76 hr reserve, plus per diem. Line holder is guaranteed 85 hrs.What will I make as a first year reserve guy? (Ballpark) Also, if I live in Anchorage, and do reserve in Seattle, how many days a month can I expect to spend with my wife, dogs, cat, and mosqitoes?