Director, Flight Standards, Horizon Air
Captain Alison Faddis is the Director, Flight Standards for Horizon Air. She has flown for Horizon since 2000, and has held varied leadership roles in training, regulatory compliance, and as the Director of Operations and System Chief Pilot. In her current role, she oversees both the Q400 and E175 fleet operating procedures and programs, as well as all check pilot activity for the airline. She holds an ATP certificate with type ratings in the DHC-8, ERJ-170 and ERJ-190.
She has served on numerous committees, including appointment as the Regional Airline Association’s Regional Operations Council Chairperson, Aviation Accreditation Board International (AABI) Accreditation Team Member, and Angel Flight West Board of Directors.
Prior to joining Horizon Air, Ali was a CFI and then a Part 135 pilot in the Idaho Backcountry. She holds a B.A. from College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, MA and an MBA from University of Washington’s Foster School of Business in Seattle, WA.