ALASKA AIR NEWS

 

Alaska Airlines, Boeing, airports in biofuels program

Air Transport World  2010-07-13 02:05:45

Alaska Airlines, Boeing, airports in biofuels program

Aircraft News

Air Transport World  2010-07-10 02:22:43

Alaska Airlines completed outfitting all 55 of its 737-800s as well as 10 737-900s with Aircell's Gogo inflight Internet service, representing more than half the carrier's fleet. It said the service ...

Alaska Tops Aviation Week Rankings

Aviation Week  2010-07-09 23:19:40

Alaska Airlines is ranked first in its class, according to Aviation Week's 2010 Top Performing Airlines study.

Airline Routes

Air Transport World  2010-07-07 01:45:33

Continental Airlines will launch Newark-Cairo service May 18 aboard a 777-200ER, subject to government approval. It plans to operate the route daily during the peak summer travel season, slowing to five- ...

Airline Routes

Air Transport World  2010-06-26 03:04:30

Alaska Airlines will launch service to Lihue from San Jose (thrice-weekly beginning March 27) and Oakland (four-times-weekly beginning March 28). ANA will launch service from Tokyo Haneda to Los Angeles ...

Alaska Airlines announces Seattle-St. Louis service

Seattle Post-Intelligencer  2010-06-17 17:17:00

Seattle-based Alaska Airlines will launch daily service between Seattle and St. Louis starting Sept. 27, the carrier announced Thursday.

Alaska Air Group authorizes share repurchases

Air Transport World  2010-06-16 00:37:09

Alaska Air Group authorizes share repurchases

Alaska Mulls Dipping Into Cash Reserves

Aviation Week  2010-06-15 23:37:23

Alaska Air Group intends to use its strong cash position to pay down long-term debt and repurchase shares.

Southwest Airlines Is First Among Airlines in the American Customer Satisfaction Index

Nuts About Southwest  2010-06-15 14:21:58

Customer satisfaction results for five industries show improvement for many of the largest companies in the travel and restaurant industries, according to a report released today by the American Customer ...

Horizon Air President Jeff Pinneo retires

Seattle Post-Intelligencer  2010-06-14 17:44:00

Seattle-based Alaska Air Group -- parent of Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air -- announced several leadership changes Monday.

Alaska Airlines tops North American airline satisfaction

Seattle Post-Intelligencer  2010-06-08 09:00:00

Seattle-based Alaska Airlines had the most-satisfied passengers of any traditional North American carrier for the third year in a row, according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2010 North America Airline ...

Alaska-U.S. Airways merger: no thanks

Just Plane News  2010-06-02 23:51:06

Alaska Air Group's most recent rumored merger partner looks like it's not interested.In a report carried by TheStreet.com, U.S....

Changes at Alaska Airlines pay off in on-time ratings

USA Today  2010-06-01 15:28:56

Less than five years ago, Alaska Airlines ranked dead last in on-time performance among the 19 airlines tracked by the federal government. But ...

U.S. airline revenue up in April thanks to ticket prices

Seattle Post-Intelligencer  2010-05-21 18:09:00

U.S. airline passenger revenue rose 12.5 percent in April from a year earlier, the Air Transport Association of America reported Friday. It was the fourth consecutive year-over-year increase in the report, ...

Teamsters: Alaska Air outsourcing jeopardizes safety

Seattle Post-Intelligencer  2010-05-18 20:06:00

Seattle-based Alaska Air Group -- parent of Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air -- is compromising safety in outsourcing aircraft maintenance, Teamster-represented Horizon Air mechanics and pilots charged ...

Alaska Airlines launches Gogo Inflight Internet on six 737s

Seattle Post-Intelligencer  2010-05-18 16:35:00

Seattle-based Alaska Airlines on Tuesday launched Aircell's Gogo Inflight Internet service on six Boeing 737-800 aircraft and said it plans to expand the service to its entire fleet by the end of the year.

Airlines sue to block rule easing way for unionization

Seattle Post-Intelligencer  2010-05-17 19:56:00

Seattle-based Alaska Airlines has joined an industry lawsuit seeking to block a rule that would make it easier for unions to win disputes over who represents airline and rail workers.

First Copper River salmon of season arrives at Sea-Tac

Seattle Post-Intelligencer  2010-05-14 15:29:00

Seattle-based Alaska Air Cargo on Friday delivered the season's first shipment of Copper River salmon to Sea-Tac Airport, marking the start of the summer salmon season.

Alaska Air posts Q1 profit

Air Cargo News  2010-05-07 00:00:00

ALASKA Air Group has reported a first quarter 2010 net income of US$5.3 million, compared to a net loss of $19.2 million in the first quarter of 2009.