ALASKA AIR NEWS

 

Alaska reports ?solid? results in post-Virgin America acquisition 1Q

Air Transport World  2017-04-26 17:51:00

Alaska Air Group?the parent of Alaska Airlines, Virgin America and Horizon Air?reported a 2017 first-quarter net profit of $99 million, down 46% from a net profit of $184 million in the 2016 March quarter. ...

Alaska Air Group reports first quarter 2017 results

PR Newswire  2017-04-26 12:00:00

SEATTLE, April 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Financial Highlights: Reported net income for the first quarter under Generally Accepted Accounting Principles ("GAAP") of $99 million or $0.79 per diluted ...

Alaska, Virgin America to consolidate at New York JFK Terminal 7

Air Transport World  2017-04-25 18:26:00

Alaska Airlines and Virgin America will consolidate operations at New York JFK?s Terminal 7 by October, the combined airlines said April 25. read more

Alaska Airlines and Virgin America to relocate to Terminal 7 at JFK

PR Newswire  2017-04-25 12:00:00

SEATTLE, April 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines and Virgin America today announce plans to move into Terminal 7 at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK). The move, which will be ...

Horizon Air, pilots? union reach tentative agreement

Air Transport World  2017-04-17 20:18:00

Alaska Air Group regional subsidiary Horizon Air and its pilots, represented by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, reached a tentative agreement April 14 to amend their existing eight-year contract. ...

Alaska expands to Dallas Love Field; Virgin A320s to be redeployed

Air Transport World  2017-04-13 14:40:00

Seattle-based Alaska Airlines moved to utilize Virgin America?s two gates at Dallas Love Field April 12 with the announcement of new routes from the close-in Dallas airport to four US west coast airports. ...

Alaska Air Group reports March 2017 operational results

PR Newswire  2017-04-10 12:00:00

SEATTLE, April 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Group Inc. (NYSE: ALK) today reported March and year-to-date operational results on a consolidated basis, for its mainline operations operated by subsidiaries ...

Alaska Air Group to announce financial results

PR Newswire  2017-04-06 16:54:00

SEATTLE, April 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE: ALK), the parent company of Alaska Airlines, Inc., Virgin America Inc., and Horizon Air Industries, Inc., will announce its first quarter ...

Alaska Airlines announces new long-haul service from Portland, Oregon and Los Angeles

PR Newswire  2017-04-05 12:00:00

SEATTLE, April 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines and Virgin America today announces new daily, nonstop service between Portland, Oregon, and New York's John F. Kennedy Airport (JFK) beginning Nov. ...

Alaska execs: Virgin merger to bring greater than expected synergies

Air Transport World  2017-03-30 19:21:00

Alaska Air Group has dramatically boosted the cost and revenue benefits it expects to realize from the integration of Alaska Airlines and Virgin America.read more

Alaska Airlines Signs Multi-Year Title Sponsorship Of San Francisco's Iconic Bay to Breakers Race

PR Newswire  2017-03-30 16:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Bay to Breakers announced today that Alaska Airlines is the title sponsor of the iconic race, which will be renamed the Alaska Airlines Bay to Breakers. The ...

Alaska Airlines names 29-year industry veteran new vice president of airport operations

PR Newswire  2017-03-28 12:00:00

SEATTLE, March 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines' board of directors has elected Wayne Newton as vice president of airport operations and customer service effective today. In his new role, Newton ...

Charles M. Schulz - Sonoma County Airport (STS) Celebrates 10th Anniversary of Alaska Airlines Service

PR Newswire  2017-03-27 15:00:00

SANTA ROSA, Calif., March 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Charles M. Schulz ? Sonoma County Airport is celebrating its 10th anniversary of air service provided by Alaska Airlines today. This milestone marks the ...

Alaska to retire Virgin America brand in 2019

Air Transport World  2017-03-23 14:25:00

Alaska Air Group will retire the Virgin America brand in 2019, and the combined Alaska Airlines-Virgin America will be known as ?Alaska Airlines? and retain Alaska?s logo.read more

Alaska Airlines to retire Virgin America name in 2019

Breaking Travel News  2017-03-23 10:55:30

Alaska Airlines has confirmed it will retire the Virgin America name, likely in 2019. However, the combined airline will seek to adopt some Virgin America elements, including enhanced in-flight entertainment, ...

Say goodbye to Virgin America airline

CNN  2017-03-23 03:43:26

It was all but inevitable that the Virgin America brand wouldn't survive its merger with Alaska Airlines.

Alaska Airlines and Virgin America share vision for the future

PR Newswire  2017-03-22 23:43:00

SEATTLE, March 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines and Virgin America today shared their vision for the future of the combined carrier, as the company solidifies its status as the West Coast's premier ...

Alaska Air Group to hold investor day on March 29

PR Newswire  2017-03-21 18:29:00

SEATTLE, March 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE: ALK), the parent company of Alaska Airlines, Inc., Virgin America Inc. and Horizon Air Industries, Inc., will hold an investor day ...

Alaska Airlines adds Europe's Condor Airlines as Mileage Plan Partner

PR Newswire  2017-03-20 12:00:00

SEATTLE, March 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines today announced Condor Airlines as its newest partner, giving members of its award-wining Mileage Plan more opportunities to earn and use miles on ...

Alaska Airlines adds six new routes from San Diego

Air Transport World  2017-03-15 18:30:00

Alaska Airlines is adding service to six new destinations from San Diego International Airport, in a move to increase its investment in Southern California. read more