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Read Page 1 ... including a printout of my digital logbook, and I had a summary sheet. For my individual interview, it started with some of the expected questions such as "why Alaska?" During the discussion the chief pilot interviewer looked through my logbooks. Then we went over training failures and they actually helped me a bit to spin the negatives into positives. As I said it was relaxed, however it did feel a little bit like a... Continue Reading this Interview Experience

  1. May 12, 2023 The interview went as many as the others in the gouge have written. Four parts: System Chief Pilot Introductions, Group Interview, Lunch, Individual Interviews. Introductions: You walk in to a room and sit behind a name card with your assigned seat and get your sheet of paper, a water bottle and a pen. The chief pilot and  Specialist do a 20 minute presentation about Alaska and some of the benefits. Then a short question and answer session then you leave the room and wait for the next... Continue reading this interview experience

  2. May 11, 2023 Group introductions followed by group interview consisting of flipping over pieces of paper and reading the prompt and answering the question. Once we were done with that we sat in a waiting area for us to be called in one by one for the other portion of the interview. 2nd phase was an interview with one of the base cheif pilots and an HR rep. There was one scenario question (view the study guide of this website). They wanted to see my thought process and who are the individuals I would be... Continue reading this interview experience

  3. May 03, 2023 Just as seen on other guides. Started with company introduction, then a group interview session. Each candidate had a TMAAT question to answer. Then individual interviews after lunch. The individual session was with a pair of captains and a pair of hr folks. They asked a couple how would you handle questions. (view the study guide of this website).  Everyone was incredibly friendly, and really seemed to want you to do... Continue reading this interview experience

  4. Apr 25, 2023 Interview was exactly as other applicants have described! Start the day meeting other pilots interviewing, watch a slideshow about the company, group interview - short tell me about yourself/something you’ve accomplish in the last year and a TMAAT question, break for lunch and then they pick everyone out one by one for 2 on 1 interviews. Super welcoming and fun... Continue reading this interview experience

  5. Apr 04, 2023 Group interview: We were asked to each give a brief introduction of ourselves and something unique or accomplished in the past year. Face down questions were as advertised. Then we were left in the room with lunch .. and to chat with each other until we were called for individual interviews. Individual interview and questions, (view the study guide of this website).  That was really it, no diversity or community involvement questions, but those were probably answered through my... Continue reading this interview experience

  6. Mar 09, 2023 Alaska will positive space you to and from Seattle and put you up at the the hotel right across the street from the HQ. Day of most applicants walked over since it is very close. Arrive, check in with the front desk, receive nametag. Chat with other applicants. HR comes and gets you at some point and you go upstairs. They have luggage tags for you, put those on your bags and they get put in a room. Starts off with an introduction by a few chief pilots and the HR people. The chief pilot then... Continue reading this interview experience

  7. Mar 09, 2023 Gouges here we're pretty spot on. Alaska wasn't my dream airline, and they could tell. Told TBNT. Take you in, basically meet the chief pilot. Lunch. Group interview, they put you all in a room, put a TMAAT question face down. Mine was a basic question. Split into 2 on 1 interviews. 1 chief pilot, one HR rep. (What would you in this scenario (view the study guide of this website).  Asked if I had applied anywhere else, think this is where I went wrong, especially as a PHX based guy, I... Continue reading this interview experience

  8. Mar 07, 2023 The other gouges and questions on this site are all still very accurate. Morning had a presentation and group interview, then lunch and then 2 on 1 interviews. The questions were a lot of "why alaska" or have you applied anywhere else and 1 simple scenario question. Afterwards I was walked to the couch and received the offer. I had a really nice conversation with someone who worked there just before my interview and they mentioned that they just want to see your personality.... Continue reading this interview experience

  9. Feb 28, 2023 Overall a great experience. All the previous descriptions of the interviews were spot on. Flew me in the day before. Walked over to the hub with one other applicant from the hotel. Checked in. Mingled with the other applicants while we waited. Then they took us upstairs for a presentation on Alaska airlines. That was about an hour. Then we waited while they set the rooms up for group interviews. Two chief pilots and one talent recruiter sat in front of the interviewees while we answered our... Continue reading this interview experience

  10. Feb 14, 2023 Interview went exactly as stated in all other posts. Show up and meet the other pilots in the group (we had 12), get escorted to the conference room to meet the hiring team (Talent Acquisition, Chief Pilots) and get a brief on the Company, have lunch, do your 1-1. I believe 9 out of 12 in our group got hired. No idea why 3 didn't make it, but I had a hunch about a couple who had pretty bad attitudes. I believe the hiring team is looking for people who fit the company model: Friendly, kind,... Continue reading this interview experience

  11. Feedback from: John L
    (Hired at Alaska Airlines)

    Good descriptions of interview processes and accurate questions.

    Mar 28, 2023