|03/05/14||Alaska Air Group Reports February Operational Results|
|SEATTLE, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Group Inc. (NYSE: ALK) today reported February and year-to-date operational results for its subsidiaries, Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air, and on a combined basis. Detailed information is provided below.
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Alaska reported a 4.2 percent increase in traffic on a 4.2 percent increase in capacity compared to February 2013. This resulted in a flat load factor of 85.1 percent. Alaska also reported 85.4 percent of its fli... |
|03/04/14||Alaska Air Group to Webcast Presentation at the J.P. Morgan Aviation, Transportation & Industrials Conference|
|SEATTLE, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Group Inc. (NYSE: ALK), the parent company of Alaska Airlines Inc. and Horizon Air Industries Inc., will webcast a presentation by Brandon Pedersen, Alaska's vice president, finance and chief financial officer, at the J.P. Morgan Aviation, Transportation & Industrials Conference on Monday, March 10, in New York City.
The webcast will be presented live at 1:15 p.m. Eastern time/10:15 a.m. Pacific time. To participate, listeners should acces... |
|02/27/14||Alaska Most On-Time Major North American Airline Four Years in a Row|
|SEATTLE, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FlightStats Inc. has named Alaska Airlines the No. 1 on-time major carrier in North America for the fourth year in a row. No other North American airline has received the prestigious award more times since the Portland, Ore.-based company launched its on-time awards program in 2009.
Alaska's on-time average for the 172,582 flights it operated in 2013 was 87.08 percent. Average on-time performance among North American carriers was 79.16 percent.
"This ... |
|02/27/14||Alaska Airlines to Serve as Official Airline of Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race|
|ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines will serve as the official airline sponsor of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, marking the 36th year the carrier has supported the event.
"We're proud to continue our longstanding support of The Last Great Race," said Marilyn Romano, regional vice president – Alaska. "With ties to the 49th state spanning more than eight decades, the Iditarod is a great source of pride for our more than 1,650 employees who call Alaska home."
|02/26/14||Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air Employees Receive $105 Million in 2013 Bonuses|
|SEATTLE, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Employees at Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air are receiving annual bonuses today of more than 9 percent of their annual pay, or more than five weeks' pay for most workers. The bonus is in addition to $1,150 in 2013 monthly bonuses that most employees earned for achieving on-time and customer satisfaction goals.
The combined monthly and annual bonuses amounted to nearly $105 million, the highest in Alaska's history, and are part of the company's incentive-... |
|02/19/14||Alaska Airlines and SIFF Invite Filmmakers to Explore, Dream, Discover|
|Community film competition will feature short films about how travel changes lives
SEATTLE, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines and the Seattle International Film Festival invite filmmakers of all ages to answer the question "how is your life different or better because of where you've traveled?"
"We know the opportunity to travel can change a world view. Our business is all about connecting people to life experiences through travel, while SIFF connects people to life experiences... |
|02/13/14||Alaska Air Group Board of Directors Increases Quarterly Cash Dividend|
|SEATTLE, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Alaska Air Group has approved a quarterly cash dividend of 25 cents per share to all shareholders of record as of Feb. 25. The dividend—which is 5 cents per share, or 25 percent, higher than the previous quarterly dividend—will be paid on March 11.
Air Group began paying a quarterly dividend of 20 cents per share in August 2013, the first time since 1992 that the company had paid a dividend. The dividends are financed from opera... |
|02/13/14||Alaska Air Group Announces Leadership Changes|
|SEATTLE, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Group's board of directors has approved several leadership changes in the company's Legal Division.
Herman Wacker, Air Group's deputy general counsel and managing director of legal, has been elected vice president of legal. Shannon Alberts, managing director of corporate affairs and assistant corporate secretary, has been elected corporate secretary. Kyle Levine retains his role as deputy general counsel and managing director of legal, and rep... |
|02/12/14||Alaska Airlines to Offer Local Beer Tasting on Q400 Flights in Alaska|
|Fairbanks' Silver Gulch Brewing & Bottling Co. will be available to sample beginning March 3
ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Travelers on Alaska Airlines flights between Anchorage and Fairbanks and Anchorage and Kodiak will soon enjoy an extra infusion of local flavor in the form of Silver Gulch Brewing & Bottling Co.'s Old 55 Pale Ale.
"Silver Gulch is a successful local business based in th... |
|02/11/14||Alaska Airlines Launching New Flights Between Portland, Ore., and Kalispell, Mont.|
|Portland residents will enjoy access to Glacier National Park, Flathead Valley and more,with flights beginning this summer
SEATTLE, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines is launching new service between Portland, Ore., and Kalispell, Mont., this summer. The flights will operate seasonally between Portland and Kalispell from June 9 to Aug. 23, connecting Portland-area residents to the natural beauty of northwest Montana. Enjoy hiking, mountain biking, water sports, horseback riding and... |
|02/11/14||Alaska Airlines Introduces Service from Seattle to New Orleans, Tampa and Detroit|
|Great intro fares and Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan members can earn double miles
SEATTLE, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines is bringing nonstop daily service from Seattle to New Orleans and Tampa, Fla., starting June 12 and June 20, respectively, and to Detroit starting Sept. 4.
"Alaska Airlines is thrilled to give our customers nonstop service to New Orleans, Tampa and Detroit from our Seattle hub," said Joe Sprague, vice president of marketing. "This provides even more nonsto... |
|02/05/14||Alaska Air Group Reports January 2014 Operational Results|
|SEATTLE, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Group Inc. (NYSE: ALK) today reported January operational results for its subsidiaries, Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air, and on a combined basis. Detailed information is provided below.
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Alaska reported a 3.1 percent increase in traffic on a 3.3 percent increase in capacity compared to January 2013. This resulted in a 0.1 point decrease in load factor to 83.3 percent. Alaska also reported a record 87.8 percent of i... |
|02/03/14||Alaska Airlines and the IAM Tentatively Agree on New Five-Year Contract|
|SEATTLE, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines and the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers have reached tentative agreement on a new five-year contract for the carrier's 2,500 clerical, office and passenger service employees.
"It's a tribute to the professionalism of the negotiators for the IAM and Alaska that we agreed on a proposed long-term contract that benefits our employees and the company in such a short amount of time," said Jeff Butler, Alaska Airline... |
|01/29/14||Time-Lapse Videos Depict Painting of University of Alaska Nanook and Seawolf Planes|
|ANCHORAGE, Ala., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nanook and Seawolf fans can now watch school spirit come to life in two new time-lapse videos. Set to school songs provided by each university, the videos show the painting of Alaska Airlines' newest university-themed aircraft, celebrating the University of Alaska Anchorage and the University of Alaska Fairbanks. View the videos at www.youtube.com/AlaskaAirVids.
The spirited paint themes feature school colors and mascots from each university. The... |
|01/23/14||Alaska Air Group Reports Record Adjusted Fourth Quarter 2013 And Full-Year Results|
|SEATTLE, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Record fourth quarter net income, excluding special items, of $77 million, or $1.10 per diluted share, compared to $50 million, or $0.70 per diluted share in 2012. This quarter's results compare to a First Call analyst consensus estimate of $1.07 per share.
Record full-year net income, excluding special items, of $383 million, or $5.40 per diluted share, compared to $339 million, or $4.73 per diluted share in 2012.
Net in... |
|01/23/14||Alaska Airlines Launches 'Russell Wilson 12th Fan Airlift' Sweepstakes to the Big Apple|
|Seattle's airline and Russell Wilson host lucky 12th fans in New York City for the big game
SEATTLE, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines and star NFL quarterback Russell Wilson are teaming up again, this time to fly a plane-load of fans to the Big Apple complete with an inflight tailgate party and admission to an exclusive game day party in midtown Manhattan. The four-day sweepstakes, the "Russell Wilson 12th Fan Airlift," launches on Alaska Airlines' Facebook page today a... |
|01/17/14||Alaska Airlines 'Russ-cues' Three More Seahawks Fans|
|Three winners and their guests fly free to Seattle for Sunday's NFC championship game
SEATTLE, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines is "russ-cuing" three more Seahawks fans from rival territory in "Russell's 12th Fan Rescue," a nationwide contest hosted by the airline and star NFL quarterback Russell Wilson. The three winning entries were submitted by Daniel Blickensderfer and Andrea DeBrino of Orlando, Fla., Dominique Fiet of Merrimack, N.H. and Eric Korsmo of South Bend, Ind. See t... |
|01/10/14||Alaska Airlines Announces Winners of 'Russell's 12th Fan Rescue' Contest|
|Two winners, one honorable mention and their guests fly free to Seattle for Saturday's NFL playoff game
SEATTLE, Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines and star NFL quarterback Russell Wilson today announced the winners of "Russell 12th Fan Rescue" nationwide contest. The two winning entries were submitted by Adam Christoferson, of East Haven, Conn., and by Stephen Emerson and his 10-year-old son, Andrew, of Monterey, Calif. In addition to the two winners, the airline gave an honorable... |
|01/07/14||Alaska Airlines and Seattle Seahawks Quarterback Russell Wilson Launch '12th Fan Rescue' Contest|
|Two winners and their guests will fly free to Seattle for Saturday's NFL playoff game
SEATTLE, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines and star NFL quarterback Russell Wilson are coming to the rescue of Seahawk fans across the country by offering to fly two loyal fans to Seattle this weekend to watch the Seahawks battle the New Orleans Saints in their divisional playoff game. In "Russell's 12th Fan Rescue" contest, Seahawk fans are asked to submit video links, pictures or stories showing... |
|01/07/14||Alaska Air Group to Announce Financial Results|
|SEATTLE, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Group Inc. (NYSE: ALK), the parent company of Alaska Airlines Inc. and Horizon Air Industries Inc., will announce its fourth quarter and full year 2013 financial results on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014. A conference call is scheduled at 9:30 a.m. Pacific time/12:30 p.m. Eastern time. Interested parties may listen to the call via webcast at www.alaskaair.com/investors.
Alaska Airlines, a subsidiary of Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK), together with its p... |
|01/06/14||Alaska Air Group Reports December and Full-Year Operational Results|
|SEATTLE, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Group Inc. (NYSE: ALK) today reported December and year-end operational results for its subsidiaries, Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air, and on a combined basis. Detailed information is provided below.
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Alaska reported a 6.5 percent increase in traffic on a 4.5 percent increase in capacity compared to December 2012. This resulted in a 1.7-point increase in load factor, to a record 88.0 percent. Alaska also reported 8... |