ALASKA AIR NEWS

 

Alaska Air Group posts $505 million adjusted pre-tax profit in 2Q

Air Transport World  2017-07-26 20:34:00

Alaska Air Group?parent of Alaska Airlines, Virgin America and Horizon Air?earned $296 million in net income in the second quarter, up 13.8% over a net profit of $260 million in the 2016 June quarter, ...

Alaska Air Group reports second quarter 2017 results

PR Newswire  2017-07-26 12:00:00

SEATTLE, July 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Financial Highlights: Reported net income for the second quarter under Generally Accepted Accounting Principles ("GAAP") of $296 million or $2.38 per diluted ...

Virgin America is 'Top Domestic Airline' 2017 in Travel + Leisure 'World's Best Awards'

PR Newswire  2017-07-11 15:05:00

SEATTLE, July 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America today was named "Top Domestic Airline" 2017 in Travel + Leisure "World's Best Awards" for a 10th-consecutive year. In May, Alaska Airlines ranked highest ...

Alaska Air Group reports June 2017 operational results

PR Newswire  2017-07-10 16:54:00

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

Obama picks up a baby and Twitter asks who charmed who?

CNN  2017-07-08 20:46:49

Barack Obama may not be president anymore, but his legendary baby-whispering skills are apparently still going strong, after photos of his encounter with a baby at an Alaska airport were circulated widely ...

Alaska Air Group to announce financial results

PR Newswire  2017-07-07 16:03:00

SEATTLE, July 7, 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 second quarter ...

Alaska Airlines plans flight to chase "The Great American Eclipse"

PR Newswire  2017-06-26 12:00:00

SEATTLE, June 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines is chasing "The Great American Eclipse" on August 21, with a special charter flight for select astronomy enthusiasts and eclipse chasers to experience ...

To Reduce Maintenance Time And Cost, Leading Airlines Select UTC Aerospace Systems' Wheels And Brakes

PR Newswire  2017-06-21 07:30:00

PARIS AIR SHOW, Paris, June 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- UTC Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), announced today that it has been selected to supply wheels and brakes to five ...

Alaska Air Group Reports May 2017 Operational Results

PR Newswire  2017-06-08 12:00:00

SEATTLE, June 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Group Inc. (NYSE: ALK) today reported May and year-to-date operational results on a consolidated basis, for its mainline operations operated by subsidiaries ...

Horizon Air pilots ratify amended labor contract

Air Transport World  2017-05-24 20:02:00

Alaska Air Group regional subsidiary Horizon Air and its pilots, represented by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, have agreed to amend their existing eight-year contract, which was tentatively ...

Alaska Airlines, Horizon Air win 16th FAA Diamond Awards for excellence in maintenance training

PR Newswire  2017-05-24 19:19:00

SEATTLE, May 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air have each earned their 16th Diamond Award from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for excellence in maintenance training. The ...

Horizon Air pilots pass vote to amend labor contract

PR Newswire  2017-05-23 18:58:00

PORTLAND, Ore., May 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Horizon Air pilots, represented by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) have approved an amendment to their existing eight-year contract. Horizon ...

Alaska Airlines begins seasonal flights between Philadelphia and Portland, Oregon

PR Newswire  2017-05-22 18:50:00

SEATTLE, May 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines is inaugurating seasonal flights from Philadelphia to Portland, Oregon starting today. The nonstop, daily flights will operate through August 26. ...

Alaska Airlines and Finnair announce frequent flyer partnership

PR Newswire  2017-05-22 12:00:00

SEATTLE, May 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines and Finnair are teaming up to give members of their frequent flyer programs the opportunity to earn miles/points on each other as Finnair expands its ...

Alaska Air Group to webcast presentation at the Wolfe Research Global Transportation Conference

PR Newswire  2017-05-19 18:39:00

SEATTLE, May 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE: ALK), the parent company of Alaska Airlines, Inc., Virgin America Inc. and Horizon Air Industries, Inc., today announced it will webcast ...

Alaska wins US DOT approval for Mexico City routes

Air Transport World  2017-05-18 15:45:00

Seattle-based Alaska Airlines has won approval by the US Department of Transportation (DOT) for services to Mexico City?s Benito Juarez International Airport from Los Angeles, San Francisco and San Diego, ...

Alaska Airlines to fly from refurbished Paine Field in 2018

Air Transport World  2017-05-18 13:56:00

Seattle-based Alaska Airlines announced May 17 that it will begin commercial aircraft service out of Everett, Washington?s Snohomish County Airport-Paine Field (PAE) starting in fall 2018, subject to government ...

Alaska Airlines receives U.S. DOT approval to begin Mexico City flying from San Francisco, Los Angeles and San Diego

PR Newswire  2017-05-18 12:00:00

SEATTLE, May 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines today unveiled the schedule for service from Los Angeles, San Francisco and San Diego to Mexico City's Benito Juarez International Airport. The U.S. ...

Alaska Airlines to begin scheduled commercial air service from Paine Field in 2018

PR Newswire  2017-05-17 17:00:00

SEATTLE, May 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Air travel will get a lot easier for flyers living in Snohomish County and North King County, Washington, next year when Alaska Airlines introduces commercial service ...

Alaska Airlines inaugurates new service from Seattle to Indianapolis, Indiana

PR Newswire  2017-05-11 12:00:00

SEATTLE, May 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines today inaugurates nonstop daily service between Seattle and Indianapolis, Indiana. This new service to Indianapolis is the only nonstop service offered ...