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10/23/14Alaska Air Group Reports Record Third Quarter 2014 Results
SEATTLE, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Financial Highlights: Reported record third quarter net income, excluding special items, of $200 million - a 27% increase over the third quarter of 2013. Reported adjusted earnings per share of $1.47 per diluted share, a 32% increase over the third quarter of 2013 and ahead of First Call analyst consensus estimate of $1.42 per share. Earned net income for the third quarter under Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) of $198 million or ... 
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10/23/14Alaska Airlines pledges $1 million to support STEM education in rural Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Next year, as many as 650 middle school students from rural, native communities in Alaska will have the opportunity to dream a little bigger, thanks to a three-year partnership between Alaska Airlines and the Alaska Native Science & Engineering Program (ANSEP). A three-year, $1 million grant from Alaska Airlines will help transport Alaska students in sixth, seventh and eighth grades to Anchorage to attend ANSEP's award-winning Middle School... 
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10/22/14Explore more Hawaii from San Diego with Alaska Airlines
Fly nonstop between San Diego and Kona, Hawaii starting at $219 one way* SEATTLE, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines is bringing more Hawaii to its customers in San Diego with new nonstop flights between San Diego and Kona, on the Big Island of Hawaii. Starting March 5, 2015, the new flights will operate three times weekly. Alaska is offering an introductory fare of $219 one way for tickets purchased by Oct. 28 and used between March 5 and June 6, 2015.* Known for industry-l... 
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10/09/14Alaska Airlines and its Flight Attendants Tentatively Agree on Five-Year Contract
SEATTLE, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines and the Association of Flight Attendants announced today they have reached tentative agreement on a new five-year contract for the carrier's 3,300 flight attendants. "We are delighted to have reached a tentative agreement that recognizes the outstanding contributions of our flight attendants and will provide for enhanced productivity for the future," said Ben Minicucci, Alaska Airlines' executive vice president of operations and chief oper... 
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10/08/14Alaska Air Group to Announce Financial Results
SEATTLE, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE: ALK), the parent company of Alaska Airlines, Inc., and Horizon Air Industries, Inc., will announce its second quarter 2014 financial results on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014.  A conference call is scheduled at 8:30 a.m. Pacific time/11:30 a.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 partner r... 
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10/06/14Alaska Airlines Purchases 10 Boeing 737-900ER Aircraft, Launches Contest to 'Test Drive' a 737
Purchase Reflects a Major Investment in Alaska Airlines' Hometown of Seattle SEATTLE, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines, Seattle's hometown airline, continues to invest in the long-term success of its business and the region it calls home. Alaska, which exclusively flies Boeing airplanes, today announced the purchase of 10 additional Boeing 737-900ER aircraft. The company is celebrating the significance of this order by launching a contest to 'test-drive' one of Alaska's 737 flight... 
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10/02/14Alaska Air Group Reports September 2014 Operational Results
SEATTLE, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Group Inc. (NYSE: ALK) today reported September and year-to-date operational results for its subsidiaries, Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air, and on a combined basis. Detailed information is provided below. AIR GROUP On a combined basis, Air Group reported a 9.0 percent increase in traffic on a 9.9 percent increase in capacity compared to September 2013. This resulted in a 0.7 point decrease in load factor to 81.9 percent. These statistics in... 
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09/30/14Alaska Airlines Rolls Out Its Annual PFD Sale For Alaskans
This winter, where do you want to be? SEATTLE, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines launched its Permanent Fund Dividend (PFD) sale today, featuring savings on air fares for residents of the 49th state to get away to over 100 destinations. The special PFD rates are on routes within and from the state of Alaska for travel purchased by Oct. 30, 2014. "Alaska Airlines' PFD sale features some of the best fares of the year. We hope that residents receiving their checks next mo... 
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09/18/14Alaska Airlines Grows Seattle with Daily Flights to Albuquerque
Special one-way fares available at $129 until Sept. 24* SEATTLE, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines started daily nonstop service between Seattle and Albuquerque, the multi-cultural metropolis of the Southwest. "Albuquerque's rich history and year-round sunshine provide endless adventure for leisure and business travelers alike," said Joe Sprague, senior vice president of communications and external relations for Alaska Airlines. "This new route further builds on the strength o... 
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09/16/14Alaska Airlines Names Bryan Zidar Managing Director of Corporate Communications
SEATTLE, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines today named business communications professional Bryan Zidar its new managing director of corporate communications. Zidar will head up the company's public relations and employee communications efforts. "Making our internal and external communications efforts world-class is a top priority for Alaska Airlines," said Joe Sprague, senior vice president of communications and external relations for Alaska Airlines. "Bryan's proven background ... 
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09/04/14Emerald City meets Motown
Alaska Airlines Kicks Off Nonstop Flights to Detroit SEATTLE, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Detroit becomes Alaska Airlines' 77th nonstop destination out of Seattle, with today's launch of daily, nonstop service. "Expanding our network to connect the Seattle area to Detroit's industry and culture will benefit our business and leisure customers alike," said Joe Sprague, Alaska Airlines' senior vice president of communications and external relations. "Travelers with a flair for adventure wil... 
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09/03/14Alaska Airlines Offers Early Boarding for Customers Wearing Russell Wilson Jersey
Fans invited to follow Russell on the road and save 10 percent on airfare* SEATTLE, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Customers wearing star NFL quarterback Russell Wilson's No. 3 jersey will be able to board early on Seattle-departing Alaska Airlines flights starting tomorrow. The promotion, which began during the team's playoff run last year, is good through the duration of the Seahawks' 2014 NFL football season. "We're thrilled to kick off the 2014 football season by bringing back priority... 
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09/03/14Alaska Air Group Reports August 2014 Operational Results
SEATTLE, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Group Inc. (NYSE: ALK) today reported August and year-to-date operational results on a consolidated basis, and for its subsidiaries, Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air. Detailed information is provided below. AIR GROUP On a combined basis, Air Group reported a 6.8 percent increase in traffic on a 7.5 percent increase in capacity compared to August 2013. Load factor decreased 0.5 points to 87.3 percent. These statistics include flights operate... 
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09/02/14Nonstop to Baltimore: Alaska Airlines Continues Seattle Expansion
Prices as low as $169 one-way through Sept. 8* SEATTLE, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines launched daily round-trip service today between Seattle and Baltimore. To celebrate, the airline is offering introductory one-way fares of $169 for tickets purchased by Sept. 8 for travel from Oct. 21 through Nov. 19, 2014. "We're delighted to be adding another great city to our list of nonstop flights available to our Seattle-area customers," said Joe Sprague, senior vice president of co... 
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08/29/14Alaska Air Group to Webcast Presentation at the Cowen Securities Seventh Annual Global Transportation Conference
SEATTLE, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE: ALK), the parent company of Alaska Airlines, Inc. and Horizon Air Industries, Inc., today announced it will webcast a presentation by Brandon Pedersen, Alaska's executive vice president, finance and chief financial officer, at the Cowen Securities Seventh Annual Global Transportation Conference on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 in New York. The webcast will be presented live at 2:40 p.m. Eastern time.  To participate, listene... 
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08/26/14Alaska Airlines Launches Fall Award Sale
Blog: Learn the 'Secrets to Finding Great Value in Award Miles' SEATTLE, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan members can stretch their frequent flier miles further starting today through Oct. 31 during the airline's biggest award sale of the year. From Aug. 30 through Oct. 31, members can travel for as low as 5,000 miles one-way, a 60 percent discount off a standard award-level ticket. "This fall our members can enjoy unprecedented values on award travel to some of ... 
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08/18/14"Play and Ski" with new Alaska Airlines service between Las Vegas and Mammoth Lakes
Introductory fares as low as $59 one way* MAMMOTH LAKES, Calif., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Test your luck at the slots and then head to the slopes with new seasonal service operated by Alaska Airlines between Las Vegas and Mammoth Lakes, California. Alaska's nonstop flight from Las Vegas to Mammoth Lakes will operate on Mondays and Thursdays between Jan. 15 and April 6, 2015, giving locals and visitors alike plenty of opportunities to experience "Sin City" and ski fresh powder at Mamm... 
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08/07/14Alaska Air Group Board of Directors Approves Quarterly Cash Dividend
SEATTLE, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK) has approved a quarterly cash dividend of 12.5 cents per share to all shareholders of record as of Aug. 19, 2014. The dividend will be paid on Sept. 4. Air Group began paying a quarterly dividend of 10 cents per share in August 2013, the first time since 1992 that the company had paid a dividend. The cash dividend was increased to 12.5 cents per share in February 2014. The dividends are financed from... 
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08/05/14Alaska Airlines' Annual Fall Fare Sale Takes Off Today
Prices as low as $59 one-way through Aug. 12* SEATTLE, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines' annual fall sale begins today, with low fares throughout its network including favorite destinations like Philadelphia, San Francisco and Maui, Hawaii. One-way fares start at $69 from Portland, Oregon to San Francisco, $89 between Seattle and San Diego, California and $159 between Seattle and Detroit, one of Alaska's newest destinations.* Visit www.alaskaair.com to find great savings and p... 
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08/05/14Alaska Air Group Reports July Operational Results
SEATTLE, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Group Inc. (NYSE: ALK) today reported July and year-to-date operational results for its subsidiaries, Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air, and on a combined basis. Detailed information is provided below. AIR GROUP On a combined basis, Air Group reported a 7.0 percent increase in traffic on a 7.0 percent increase in capacity compared to July 2013. This resulted in a load factor of 88.6 percent, consistent with July 2013. These statistics include... 
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07/24/14Alaska Air Group Reports Record Second Quarter 2014 Results
SEATTLE, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Financial Highlights: Reported record second quarter net income, excluding special items, of $157 million - a 50% increase over the second quarter of 2013. Reported adjusted earnings per share of $1.13 per diluted share, a 53% increase over the second quarter of 2013 and ahead of First Call analyst consensus estimate of $1.11 per share. Earned net income for the second quarter under Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) of $165 million... 
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07/23/14David L. Campbell Named President of Horizon Air
SEATTLE, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Horizon Air has named David L. Campbell president and chief operating officer, Alaska Air Group announced today. "We are excited to welcome Dave to Horizon Air and the Alaska Air Group team," said Alaska Air Group CEO Brad Tilden. "He is an accomplished airline executive with deep operational knowledge and leadership experience. Dave is the right person to lead Horizon into the future as the airline continues to evolve and crea... 
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07/10/14Alaska Air Group Names Lavanya Sareen Managing Director Of Investor Relations
SEATTLE, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lavanya Sareen has joined Alaska Airlines as managing director of investor relations, overseeing analyst and shareholder communications for Alaska Air Group, the parent company of Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air. "Lavanya brings a wealth of airline industry experience to Alaska Air Group, which makes him perfectly suited to lead our investor relations effort," said Brandon Pedersen, Alaska Air Group executive vice president of finance and chief financial... 
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07/09/14Alaska Air Group Names Veresh Sita New CIO
SEATTLE, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Group's board of directors has named Veresh Sita vice president and chief information officer for Alaska Airlines. As CIO, Sita will have oversight of a department of 300 information technology professionals and be responsible for investing in the infrastructure, enterprise systems and technical innovation at Alaska Airlines and its sister carrier Horizon Air. He will join the company on Aug. 1. "Veresh's leadership and rich technology expe... 
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07/08/14Alaska Airlines New Flights from Portland, Ore., to Los Cabos and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, Now Available for Purchase
Introductory fares from $176 to Los Cabos and $186 to Puerto Vallarta* SEATTLE, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Customers can now book travel on Alaska Airlines new nonstop flights from Portland, Ore., to Los Cabos and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Pending approval by the Mexico Direccion General de Aeronautica Civil (DGAC), the airline plans to begin seasonal service between Portland and Los Cabos from Nov. 3 through April 27, 2015, and between Portland and Puerto Vallarta from Nov. 4 through April ... 
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07/07/14Alaska Air Group to Announce Financial Results
SEATTLE, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE: ALK), the parent company of Alaska Airlines, Inc., and Horizon Air Industries, Inc., will announce its second quarter 2014 financial results on Thursday, July 24, 2014.  A conference call is scheduled at 8:30 a.m. Pacific time/11:30 a.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 partner re... 
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07/03/14Alaska Air Group Reports June 2014 Operational Results
SEATTLE, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Group Inc. (NYSE: ALK) today reported June and year-to-date operational results for its subsidiaries, Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air, and on a combined basis. Detailed information is provided below. AIR GROUP On a combined basis, Air Group reported a 5.3 percent increase in traffic on a 5.5 percent increase in capacity compared to June 2013. This resulted in a 0.2 point decrease in load factor to 86.9 percent. These statistics include flight... 
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07/03/14Alaska Airlines Names Shaunta Hyde Managing Director of Community Relations
SEATTLE, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines has named Shaunta Hyde to the newly created position of managing director of community relations. A Pacific Northwest aviation professional, Hyde will lead community relations and charitable giving in the continental United States and Hawaii, collaborating with civic leaders and organizations affecting Alaska Airlines. "Boosting our company's connections to the communities we serve is a top priority for Alaska Airlines," said Joe Sprague,... 
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06/27/14Horizon Air Aircraft Technicians, Fleet Service Agents Ratify New Six-Year Contract
SEATTLE, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Horizon Air's aircraft technicians and fleet service agents have ratified a new six-year contract, the airline and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) announced today. "We're pleased that our technicians recognized the benefits of this contract and voted to ratify," says Yvonne Daverin, Horizon Air vice president of maintenance and engineering. "This contract provides both our technicians and our company with a strong, stable foundation as w... 
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06/20/14From Seattle to sunshine: Alaska Airlines takes off for Tampa
SEATTLE, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines launched daily round-trip service today between Seattle and Tampa, Florida. Known for white sand and sunshine on Florida's Gulf Coast, the Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater area offers activities and attractions, indoors and out, for people of all ages. "We're excited to offer Seattle residents a nonstop trip to the beach," said Joe Sprague, senior vice president of communications and external relations. "The Tampa Bay Area is the perfe... 
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06/16/14Fitch Rates Alaska Air Group Investment Grade
SEATTLE, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fitch Ratings initiated coverage on Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK) with a rating of BBB-. Air Group, the parent company of Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air, is one of only two U.S. airline companies to be rated investment grade. "An investment grade credit rating affirms the work we have done to improve our business and strengthen our balance sheet," CFO Brandon Pedersen said. "We were particularly pleased that Fitch recognized our industry-leading operatio... 
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06/12/14Alaska Air Group Declares Two-for-One Stock Split
SEATTLE, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK) announced today that its board of directors has declared a two-for-one stock split to be effected in the form of a stock dividend. The additional shares will be distributed on July 9, to shareholders of record as of June 23, 2014. The stock split will increase Alaska Air Group's outstanding shares from approximately 68 million shares to about 136 million shares. This will be Alaska Air Group's second two-for-one stock spl... 
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06/12/14Making it Easy to Get to the Big Easy
SEATTLE, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines is inaugurating round-trip service between Seattle and New Orleans today. Famous for its cuisine, music (particularly as the birthplace of jazz) and the Mardi Gras, New Orleans is often referred to as the "most unique" city in America. Alaska Airlines is the only carrier offering nonstop service between Seattle and New Orleans. Flights will operate daily, year-round. "We're pleased to make it extra easy to get to the Big Easy, especial... 
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06/09/14Alaska Airlines Seasonal Service Between Portland, Ore., and Kalispell, Mont., Begins Today
Portland residents will enjoy access to Glacier National Park, Flathead Valley and more SEATTLE, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines' launches seasonal daily service today between Portland, Oregon, and Kalispell, Montana. The flights will operate seasonally between Portland and Kalispell through Aug. 23, connecting Portland-area residents to the natural beauty of northwest Montana, and Flathead Valley residents to the Rose City. Summary of new service: ... 
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06/09/14Alaska Airlines Launches Service to Seven New Destinations from Salt Lake City
SEATTLE, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines begins daily nonstop flights this week to seven new destinations from Salt Lake City while also expanding existing service between Utah's capital and Seattle. The new flying begins today with service to Portland, Oregon. Over the next 10 days, additional flights will commence from Salt Lake City to Boise, Idaho; Los Angeles; Las Vegas; San Diego, San Francisco and San Jose, California. Alaska is also adding a third daily flight between Sea... 
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06/04/14Alaska Air Group Reports May Operational Results
SEATTLE, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Group Inc. (NYSE: ALK) today reported May and year-to-date operational results for its subsidiaries, Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air, and on a combined basis. Detailed information is provided below. AIR GROUP On a combined basis, Air Group reported a 4.8 percent increase in traffic on a 5.1 percent increase in capacity compared to May 2013. This resulted in a 0.3 point decrease in load factor to 85.7 percent. These statistics include flight... 
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05/27/14Alaska Airlines to Increase its Seattle Departures by 11 Percent Next Spring
Carrier will fly 280 daily departures out of Seattle -- more than any other airline SEATTLE, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines, which provides travelers with more nonstop flights from Seattle than any other carrier, will increase its departures for its hometown customers by 11 percent next spring. Alaska's daily departures out of Seattle-Tacoma International Airport will increase from 253 to 280, giving travelers more options to the places they want to fly most. "Alaska Airlines... 
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05/20/14Alaska Airlines Seeks Government Approval to Begin Service from Portland, Ore., to Los Cabos and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
SEATTLE, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines submitted its application today to begin two new nonstop flights from Portland, Ore., to Los Cabos and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. The flights are pending approval by the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Mexico Direccion General de Aeronautica Civil (DGAC). The planned seasonal service will operate between Portland and Los Cabos from Nov. 3 through April 27, 2015, and between Portland and Puerto Vallarta from Nov. 4 through April 26,... 
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05/16/14Alaska Airlines Brings Season's First Copper River Salmon to Seattle
Seattle's top chefs compete in fifth annual Copper Chef Cook-off SEATTLE, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Cargo today delivered 24,100 pounds of the season's first shipment of Alaska Copper River salmon to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. The arrival of the fish-filled Boeing 737 marks the start of the summer salmon season and is an annual rite of passage anticipated by seafood lovers throughout the Pacific Northwest. At least five more Alaska Airlines flights today ... 
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05/14/14J.D. Power Study Ranks Alaska Airlines Highest in Traditional Carrier Satisfaction for Seventh Straight Year
Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan also receives top ranking in inaugural airline loyalty satisfaction report SEATTLE, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines ranked highest in airline customer satisfaction among traditional carriers for the seventh consecutive year in the J.D. Power 2014 North America Airline Satisfaction StudySM. The organization also announced today that frequent fliers ranked Alaska Airlines' Mileage Plan highest in overall customer satisfaction in its first-ever Airline L... 
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05/14/14Alaska Air Group Announces Leadership Changes
SEATTLE, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Group, the parent company of Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air, announced several changes today to reorganize responsibilities among the company's senior leadership. CFO Brandon Pedersen has been promoted to executive vice president, finance, and chief financial officer. In addition to his finance responsibilities, Pedersen now oversees financial planning and analysis and internal audit. Andrew Harrison, vice president of planning and revenue ... 
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05/13/14Horizon Air Names Lacey Pittman Managing Director of Safety
PORTLAND, Ore., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Horizon Air has named Lacey Pittman to the newly created position of managing director of safety. In her new role, Pittman will spearhead Horizon's cross-divisional efforts toward safety and work closely with the Federal Aviation Administration in its regulatory oversight role. She previously served as director of safety for the airline. Pittman joined Horizon Air in 2003 as a first officer piloting the airline's Bombardier Q200 aircraft. She was ... 
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05/13/14Alaska Air Group Board of Directors Approves Quarterly Cash Dividend
SEATTLE, May 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 May 23. The dividend will be paid on June 10. The record and payment dates have been amended by consent action by the board from the original dates announced previously to meet NYSE requirements. Air Group began paying a quarterly dividend of 20 cents per share in August 2013, the first time since 1992 that the com... 
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05/12/14Alaska Air Group Approves $650 Million Share Repurchase Program
Board of directors also approves quarterly dividend SEATTLE, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK) has approved a share repurchase program authorizing the company to buy back up to $650 million of its common stock. This share repurchase program represents approximately 10 percent of the market capitalization of the company. The board also approved a quarterly cash dividend of 25 cents per share as part of Air Group's program to ... 
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05/12/14Alaska Air Cargo Delivers Pentagon Artifact for Seattle King Fire & Rescue 9/11 Memorial
SEATTLE, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- South King Fire and Rescue's September 11 Memorial will be complete today when Alaska Air Cargo delivers a 150-pound section of Indiana limestone that was part of the United States Pentagon before it was destroyed in the 2001 terrorist attack. The fire department was recently awarded the artifact by the Pentagon, which is sharing pieces of the destroyed building to 9/11 memorials throughout the nation. "September 11, 2001, is a tragic day in our nati... 
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05/09/14Alaska Airlines' Seattle-Cancun Flights Now Available for Purchase
Introductory fares from $199* available for new service starting Nov. 6 SEATTLE, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Customers can now book travel on Alaska Airlines for seasonal service between Seattle and Cancun, Mexico. Pending approval by the Mexico Direccion General de Aeronautica Civil (DGAC), the airline plans to begin its daily service to Cancún on Nov. 6.  Alaska is offering introductory $199* one-way fares on Seattle-Cancun tickets purchased by May 15, for travel between Nov. 6 and Feb ... 
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05/08/14Alaska Airlines Aviation Day Inspires Youths to Pursue Careers in Aviation
Nearly 600 high school students will have opportunity to learn from industry professionals SEATTLE, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 600 high school students will gather at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport on May 10 to kick the tires and stand inside the wheel well of a 737 jet while learning about careers in aviation during the sixth annual Alaska Airlines Aviation Day. Employees from Alaska Airlines, The Boeing Co., Port of Seattle and Federal Aviation Administration will be on hand t... 
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05/08/14Alaska Airlines App Now Available for Windows Phones
SEATTLE, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Customers can travel at ease on Alaska Airlines when they use the carrier's new native Windows Phone application, available for free in the Windows Phone Store. The app can be used on all smartphones with Windows Phone 8 and later versions. "We're committed to making Alaska Airlines the easiest airline to fly and our newest app gives our customers mobile tools that make travel easy and fun," said Curtis Kopf, Alaska Airlines' vice president of customer i... 
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05/07/14Alaska Airlines Pledges $1.5 Million for Job Training at the Port of Seattle
SEATTLE, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines is pledging a $1.5 million grant to support job training at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. This local investment will be made over the next four years in collaboration with the Port of Seattle with an initial contribution to Port Jobs, a nonprofit committed to preparing workers for the Port of Seattle economy. In the first year, Alaska's grant will help Port Jobs expand access to college courses through Airport University, effectivel... 
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05/06/14Alaska Airlines Partners with Honor Flight Network to Take WWII Veterans to Memorial
Fifty veterans will view World War II and all war memorials -- many for the first time in their lives ANCHORAGE, Alaska, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 50 Alaskan veterans are traveling to Washington, D.C., today to view their memorials for the first time, thanks to a partnership between Alaska Airlines and the Golden Heart and Last Frontier Honor Flight programs, the only Honor Flight Network regional hubs in the state of Alaska. Honor Flight Network is a national organization working... 
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05/05/14Alaska Air Group Reports April Operational Results
SEATTLE, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Group Inc. (NYSE: ALK) today reported April and year-to-date operational results for its subsidiaries, Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air, and on a combined basis. Detailed information is provided below. ALASKA AIRLINES - MAINLINE Alaska reported a 4.3 percent increase in traffic on a 4.3 percent increase in capacity compared to April 2013. This resulted in a flat load factor of 86.8 percent. Alaska also reported 90.1 percent of its flights arriv... 
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05/05/14Bike Share unveils program details, announces Alaska Airlines sponsorship
SEATTLE, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines and Pronto! Emerald City Cycle Share unveiled the bicycle branding today at the South Lake Union Discovery Center in preparation for the September 2014 launch of Seattle's first bike share program.  The announcement was made by Pronto! Emerald City Cycle Share executive director Holly Houser, Alaska Airlines CEO Brad Tilden and Seattle Mayor Ed Murray.  "For several years, dedicated bike share supporters have been pulling together th... 
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04/25/14Alaska Air Group Reports Record First Quarter 2014 Results
SEATTLE, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Financial Highlights: Reported record first quarter net income, excluding special items, of $89 million, or $1.28 per diluted share, compared to adjusted net income of $44 million, or $0.62 per diluted share in the prior-year quarter. This quarter's results compare to a First Call analyst consensus estimate of $1.24 per share. Recorded net income for the first quarter under Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) of $94 million or $1.35 p... 
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04/24/14Alaska Airlines Announces $2.5 Million Gift to Build Aerospace Education Center at The Museum of Flight
SEATTLE, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines announced today it is making a $2.5 million gift to The Museum of Flight to create the Alaska Airlines Aerospace Education Center. The Alaska Airlines Aerospace Education Center, to be located in the Museum's T.A. Wilson Great Gallery, will be a resource center where teachers, parents, and students will be able to explore the many K-12 education programs offered at the Museum. Designed to create pathways to science, technology, engineer... 
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04/21/14Travel the World with Alaska Airlines and Emirates
Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan members eligible for double miles, discounted tickets on Emirates SEATTLE, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines and Emirates are teaming up to help customers explore the world, with double miles* anywhere across the Emirates network, as well as special fares on U.S. routes to Dubai and onward. "With our 14 partner airlines and more than 700 destinations worldwide, Alaska Airlines' Mileage Plan is a truly global program," said Joe Sprague, Alaska Airli... 
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04/18/14Oregon Wines Fly Free Again on Alaska Airlines in 2014
PORTLAND, Ore., April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of Oregon Wine Month, the Oregon Wine Board, Travel Oregon and Alaska Airlines have partnered to bring back the Oregon Wines Fly Free program. Beginning May 1, visitors traveling from Oregon on an Alaska Airlines flight can check a case of Oregon wine for free. Oregon is the first state to partner with the airline on a statewide wines fly free program. More than 250 Oregon wineries joined the program in 2013. Oregon Wines Fly Free has be... 
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04/16/14Horizon Air and Dispatchers Ratify New Four-Year Contract
SEATTLE, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Horizon Air and the Transport Workers Union today jointly announced that the carrier's 17 dispatchers have ratified a new four-year contract by a ratio of 82 percent. "I very much appreciate the hard work of both negotiating teams, and am pleased the agreement was ratified by such a large majority of the members," said Gene Hahn, Horizon Air's senior vice president of operations. "I remain grateful for the services our licensed dispatchers perform every... 
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04/09/14Alaska Airlines Offers Double Miles in Eight Seattle Markets Through 2014
Double miles also offered on Seattle-Fairbanks and Seattle-Juneau flights June 1-Sept. 1 SEATTLE, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines is making it easier for travelers flying to and from Seattle to fly more with double frequent flier miles* on eight of its most popular routes to and from the Emerald City. "We already offer more flights to more destinations from Seattle than any other airline," said Joe Sprague, the airline's vice president of marketing. "Now we're offering double... 
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04/09/14IAM Employees at Alaska Airlines Ratify New Five-Year Contract
SEATTLE, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines' 2,500 clerical, office and passenger service employees, who are represented by the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, have ratified a new five-year contract. The contract was approved by 62 percent of those who voted. "Ratification of this contract demonstrates the great strength and commitment our COPS employees have for our customers and our company. It further shows our frontline employees' dedication to ma... 
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04/07/14Alaska Airlines Seeks Government Approval to Begin Seattle-Cancun, Mexico, Service
SEATTLE, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines submitted its application today to begin seasonal nonstop service between Seattle and Cancun, Mexico. Pending approval by the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Mexico Direccion General de Aeronautica Civil (DGAC), the airline plans to begin its daily service to Cancun on Nov. 6. "As Seattle's leading airline, we're committed to offering the most nonstop service to the popular destinations our customers want to explore, including l... 
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04/04/14'Movie Night' to be Anytime Onboard Alaska Airlines; Internet Access on Flights to and from Alaska Also Improved
Enhancements are part of $100 million project to add cabin comforts and technology access SEATTLE, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines will offer a new, customizable inflight entertainment option, bringing movies, TV and other content directly to customers' personal electronic devices onboard its flights by the end of the year. The enhancement is part of a $100 million investment that Alaska Airlines is making to upgrade the cabins of its 737-800, -900 and -900ER aircraft with se... 
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04/04/14Alaska Air Group to Announce Financial Results
SEATTLE, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Group Inc. (NYSE: ALK), the parent company of Alaska Airlines Inc. and Horizon Air Industries Inc., will announce its first quarter 2014 financial results on Friday, April 25. A conference call is scheduled at 8 a.m. Pacific time/11 a.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 partner regional airlines, s... 
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04/03/14Alaska Air Group Reports March 2014 Operational Results
SEATTLE, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Alaska Air Group Inc. (NYSE: ALK) today reported March and year-to-date operational results for its subsidiaries, Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air, and on a combined basis. Detailed information is provided below. ALASKA AIRLINES - MAINLINE Alaska reported a 4.0 percent increase in traffic on a 4.6 percent increase in capacity compared to March 2013. This resulted in a 0.6 point decrease in load factor to 87.7 percent. Alaska also reported a record 88.1 p... 
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04/02/14Save the Planet, Win a Vacation
SEATTLE, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines and The Nature Conservancy are celebrating Earth Month by inviting adventure lovers to help choose their favorite conservation project in the West, while entering for a chance to win a seven-night trip for two to Montana's Pine Butte Guest Ranch. Participants will be automatically entered into the Nature's Adventure Sweepstakes when they visit www.facebook.com/AlaskaAirlines and vote for one of six conservation projects. The Nature Conse... 
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04/02/14Alaska Air Group Announces Aggressive 2020 Sustainability Goals
Company pledges to cut emissions and use a sustainable aviation biofuel by 2020 SEATTLE, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air announced aggressive 2020 sustainability goals today, pledging to decrease fuel consumption by 20 percent, use a sustainable aviation biofuel at one or more airports and increase its recruitment of military veterans. These are among a series of goals and accomplishments highlighted in Alaska Air Group's newly released 2013 Sustainability Rep... 
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03/28/14Alaska Airlines Continues Growth in Seattle With Albuquerque and Baltimore Service
Expansion marks fifth new city for carrier from its hometown hub since December SEATTLE, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines is growing its Seattle hub again with the addition of new daily nonstop service to Albuquerque, N.M., and Baltimore. The cities are in addition to previously announced service to Detroit, New Orleans and Tampa, Fla., scheduled to begin this June and September.  "We're delighted to serve our customers by adding even more cities to our unsurpassed route net... 
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03/28/14Alaska Airlines Launches Online Self-Tag Baggage Options on Select Routes This Spring
SEATTLE, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DIYers will soon have a new reason to love flying Alaska Airlines when the carrier launches its online self-bag-tagging options next month. Self-tag online debuts April 21 for passengers traveling nonstop between Seattle and San Diego, Anchorage or Juneau, Alaska, with plans to expand the option for customers traveling from other airports later this summer. This launch follows the completion of a successful pilot program, which was offered to customers ... 
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03/25/14Alaska Airlines Pledges $25,000 to American Red Cross in Support of Oso Landslide Relief Assistance
SEATTLE, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines is donating $25,000 to the American Red Cross to assist in disaster relief efforts in Oso, Wash., following the devastating mudslide Saturday that killed at least 14 people and left dozens missing. Donations will be used to help the Red Cross with search and rescue and disaster relief in the communities of Oso, Arlington and Darrington, located about 55 miles northeast of Seattle. Alaska Airlines is also urging employees who would lik... 
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03/24/14Double Down to London! Alaska Airlines Celebrates British Airways Partnership With Double Miles Between Seattle and London
SEATTLE, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan members flying on partner British Airways between Seattle and London can earn double miles* on travel from March 24 through June 24, 2014. British Airways offers 10 flights a week between Seattle and London's Heathrow Airport. From London, Mileage Plan members can enjoy easy connections to hundreds of cities throughout Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia. "This is a terrific opportunity for our members to add miles to t... 
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03/18/14Sea-Tac Airport Unveils Electrification Project to Save Airlines Millions in Fuel and Dramatically Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Alaska Airlines Leads the Project with More than 200 New Electric Vehicles SEATTLE, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Airplanes get most of the attention at an airport, but a new project to convert the rest of the vehicles on the airfield from fossil fuels to electric power is about to save millions of dollars and tons of greenhouse gases at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. The Port of Seattle, along with Alaska Airlines, Western Washington Clean Cities and U.S. Rep... 
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03/11/14Alaska Airlines Invites Wine Enthusiasts to Sip and Savor at Annual 'Taste Washington'
Premium local wine offered to passengers in the carrier's main cabin SEATTLE, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines, the official airline of Taste Washington, is inviting foodies to the Emerald City to experience Seattle's premier wine and food event March 29 and 30. The carrier launched an online sweepstakes today inviting wine enthusiasts to enter for a chance to win a trip for two to Seattle, including roundtrip airfare on Alaska Airlines, hotel accommodations and admission to Tas... 
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03/05/14Alaska 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. ALASKA AIRLINES - MAINLINE 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... 
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03/04/14Alaska 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... 
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02/27/14Alaska 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 ... 
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02/27/14Alaska 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." ... 
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02/26/14Alaska 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-... 
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02/19/14Alaska 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... 
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02/13/14Alaska 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... 
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02/13/14Alaska 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... 
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02/12/14Alaska 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. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140212/SF63650) "Silver Gulch is a successful local business based in th... 
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02/11/14Alaska 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... 
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02/11/14Alaska 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... 
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02/05/14Alaska 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. ALASKA AIRLINES - MAINLINE 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... 
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02/03/14Alaska 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... 
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01/29/14Time-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... 
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01/23/14Alaska Air Group Reports Record Adjusted Fourth Quarter 2013 And Full-Year Results
SEATTLE, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Financial Highlights: 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... 
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01/23/14Alaska 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... 
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01/17/14Alaska 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... 
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01/10/14Alaska 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... 
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01/07/14Alaska 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... 
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01/07/14Alaska 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... 
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01/06/14Alaska 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. ALASKA AIRLINES - MAINLINE 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... 
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