ALASKA AIR NEWS

 

Alaska plans to boost capacity 2% in 2019

Air Transport World  2018-12-04 14:51:00

Alaska Air Group?parent of Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air?plans to grow capacity 2% next year and accelerate its expansion rate soon after, but will carefully monitor the competitive environment before ...

JAL plans more codeshare routes with Alaska

Air Transport World  2018-12-03 17:34:00

Japan Airlines (JAL) is broadening its US network with new codeshare destinations via Seattle through an expanded partnership with Alaska Airlines.read more

Ex-Alaska Airlines pilot says he lost his job over false #MeToo claims

CNN  2018-11-29 04:21:21

A former Alaska Airlines pilot is firing back at an ex-colleague who accused him of rape, saying he lost his job because of her "false #MeToo claims."

Alaska 3Q net income down 19%; slows growth to offset higher costs

Air Transport World  2018-10-26 14:22:00

Alaska Air Group?parent of Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air? experienced a drop in net income for the third quarter in a row, as the company struggled to generate enough revenues to offset higher fuel costs. ...

Hear conversation between tower and man in plane

CNN  2018-08-11 19:05:56

The audio between a man flying a stolen Alaska Airlines plane that crashed in Seattle and the control tower has been released.

Airline Employee Crashes Stolen Plane Near Seattle

The Wall Street Journal  2018-08-11 09:38:36

An Alaska Air Group employee stole a turboprop airliner from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport on Friday night before crashing it on a nearby island, authorities and the company said.

Alaska Air Group Declares Quarterly Dividend

PR Newswire  2018-08-08 23:03:00

SEATTLE, Aug. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK) has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of 32 cents per share. The dividend will be paid on Sept. 6, ...

Alaska slows growth, reduces costs after 35% 2Q net income drop

Air Transport World  2018-07-27 13:39:00

Alaska Air Group?parent of Alaska Airlines, Virgin America and Horizon Air?reported a 2018 second-quarter net income of $193 million, down 35% compared to net income of $293 million in the 2017 2Q. Revenue ...

Heart-warming moment girl, 15, helps calm deaf and blind man on flight

The New Zealand Herald  2018-06-24 19:28:19

A teenage girl who sat and comforted a disabled passenger on their flight across the United States has been praised as an "angel" by the man she helped.When Tim Cook boarded the Alaska Airlines flight ...

Alaska Airlines increases Hawaii service with Sacramento-Kona route

Air Transport World  2018-06-19 15:58:00

Seattle-based Alaska Airlines?fortifying its US west coast-Hawaii presence and ramping up competition in Northern California?plans to launch nonstop service between Sacramento and Ellison Onizuka Kona ...

Alaska Airlines to keep slots at Dallas Love Field

Air Transport World  2018-05-24 16:23:00

Alaska Airlines has no plans to shed its Dallas Love Field (DAL) gates in the wake of giving up slots in New York and Washington DC, which served as the destination of seven of Alaska?s flights from the ...

Alaska Airlines to eliminate plastic straws systemwide

Air Transport World  2018-05-21 19:29:00

Alaska Airlines will eliminate plastic straws on aircraft and airport lounges across its domestic and international network from July 16.read more

Alaska Airlines goes strawless in partnership with nonprofit Lonely Whale, continues commitment to sustainability

PR Newswire  2018-05-21 12:30:00

SEATTLE, May 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines and Lonely Whale today announced the airlines' initiative to replace single-use, non-recyclable, plastic stir straws and citrus picks with sustainable ...

Alaska Air Cargo to deliver more than 64,000 pounds of wild Copper River salmon to Seattle

PR Newswire  2018-05-18 14:07:00

SEATTLE, May 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 16,000 pounds of fresh Copper River salmon arrived in Seattle on a fish-filled Alaska Airlines plane touching down at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport ...

Naked passenger runs down aisle of Alaska Airlines flight

The New Zealand Herald  2018-05-15 20:30:09

Former Alaska state senator Johnny Ellis took in the sights of Puget Sound on Monday. In one photo posted to Twitter, Ellis grins with the Cascade Mountains rising in the background.His views on Alaska ...

Alaska Airlines gets 'animated' with newly themed plane featuring artwork from Disney?Pixar's Incredibles 2

PR Newswire  2018-05-05 18:01:00

SEATTLE, May 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Ahead of the highly-anticipated release of Disney?Pixar's Incredibles 2 on June 15, Alaska Airlines unveiled a special-edition plane today, featuring moviegoers' favorite ...

Alaska Air Group Declares Quarterly Dividend

PR Newswire  2018-05-04 22:00:00

SEATTLE, May 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK) has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of 32 cents per share. The dividend will be paid on June 7 to ...

Alaska Airlines reinforces hometown commitment with office expansion near Sea-Tac Airport

PR Newswire  2018-05-03 22:09:00

SEATTLE, May 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines unveiled plans today to construct a 128,000-square-foot building near Sea-Tac Airport that will provide a modern and efficient office space for its ...

Facebook Executive Susan Li Brings Innovation, Digital Media, and Finance Experience to Alaska Air Group Board

PR Newswire  2018-05-03 22:00:00

SEATTLE, May 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Group announced the election of Susan Li, vice president of finance at Facebook, to the company's board of directors. Li's appointment affirms Alaska Airlines' ...

Alaska 1Q net profit drops to $4 million, prepares for merger integration

Air Transport World  2018-04-23 20:54:00

Alaska Air Group posted a 2018 first-quarter net profit of $4 million, significantly down from $93 million in net income in the prior-year quarter. read more