Horizon Air‘s (Alaska Horizon) (Seattle/Tacoma) flight attendants have approved a new five-year contract. The ratification vote concluded yesterday afternoon (July 18) with 75 percent of the participating flight attendants voting in favor of the agreement.
The new contract includes pay raises, quality of life improvements and more flexible scheduling. The agreement becomes amendable on July 18, 2018. The previous contract became amendable on December 21, 2011. Labor agreements in the airline industry do not expire; they become amendable and remain in effect until a new contract is ratified.
Horizon Air is a subsidiary of Alaska Air Group and flies to 39 cities across the United States, Canada and Mexico.
Copyright Photo: Bruce Drum/AirlinersGallery.com. Bombardier DHC-8-402 (Q400) N437QX (msn 4240) in the special Boise State Broncos livery taxies to the runway at the Seattle/Tacoma hub.
Horizon Air (Alaska Horizon) (Seattle/Tacoma) and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters have announced they have reached tentative agreement to extend the current contract for the carrier’s 610 pilots for six years.
A ratification vote by union members is expected to be completed by mid-December. If ratified, the new contract would become amendable on Dec. 14, 2018. The current contract was ratified in November 2010 and becomes amendable in December 2015.
Copyright Photo: Joe G. Walker. Bombardier DHC-8-402 (Q400) N437QX (msn 4240) in the Bronco State Broncos climbs away from Portland, Oregon.