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2014-10-22 08:21:57

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...

2014-10-09 20:20:30

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...

2014-10-08 12:21:34

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...

2014-10-06 08:21:10

Purchase reflects major investment in Alaska Airlines' hometown of Seattle SEATTLE, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE:BA] and Alaska Airlines today announced an order for 10 Next-Generation 737-900ER (Extended Range) airplanes, building on Alaska's all-Boeing fleet. As Seattle's hometown airline, Alaska continues to invest in the region it calls home. Today's purchase, which brings Alaska's total Boeing jets on order to 74, means the airline's customers will enjoy expanded...

2014-10-06 08:21:05

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...

2014-10-02 08:21:17

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...

2014-09-30 08:22:39

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...

2014-09-26 08:20:45

SEATTLE, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the University of Washington Foster School of Business announced Alaska Airlines as the naming sponsor of its annual Environmental Innovation Challenge. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140926/148574 In the Environmental Innovation Challenge, approaching its seventh year, student teams must define an environmental problem, develop a solution, produce a prototype, and create a business summary that demonstrates the...

2014-09-18 08:21:54

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 of...

2014-09-16 08:22:27

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...


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