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2014-08-05 08:22:13

Prices as low as $59 one-way through Aug. 12* SEATTLE, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines' annual fall sale begins today, with low fares throughout its network including favorite destinations like Philadelphia, San Francisco and Maui, Hawaii. One-way fares start at $69 from Portland, Oregon to San Francisco, $89 between Seattle and San Diego, California and $159 between Seattle and Detroit, one of Alaska's newest destinations.* Visit www.alaskaair.com to find great...

2014-08-05 08:22:08

SEATTLE, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Group Inc. (NYSE: ALK) today reported July 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 7.0 percent increase in traffic on a 7.0 percent increase in capacity compared to July 2013. This resulted in a load factor of 88.6 percent, consistent with July 2013. These statistics...

2014-07-23 08:22:43

SEATTLE, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Horizon Air has named David L. Campbell president and chief operating officer, Alaska Air Group announced today. "We are excited to welcome Dave to Horizon Air and the Alaska Air Group team," said Alaska Air Group CEO Brad Tilden. "He is an accomplished airline executive with deep operational knowledge and leadership experience. Dave is the right person to lead Horizon into the future as the airline continues to evolve...

2014-07-15 08:20:20

- Horizon Air cements its standing as largest operator of Q400 turboprops worldwide with 52 aircraft TORONTO, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bombardier Aerospace announced today that Seattle-based Horizon Air Industries, Inc. has signed a firm purchase agreement for one Bombardier Q400 NextGen turboprop airliner. The airline retains its options on another seven Q400 NextGen aircraft as announced previously. Additionally, Bombardier and Horizon Air confirmed they have signed a...

2014-07-10 12:21:01

SEATTLE, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lavanya Sareen has joined Alaska Airlines as managing director of investor relations, overseeing analyst and shareholder communications for Alaska Air Group, the parent company of Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air. "Lavanya brings a wealth of airline industry experience to Alaska Air Group, which makes him perfectly suited to lead our investor relations effort," said Brandon Pedersen, Alaska Air Group executive vice president of finance and chief...

2014-07-09 08:20:59

SEATTLE, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Group's board of directors has named Veresh Sita vice president and chief information officer for Alaska Airlines. As CIO, Sita will have oversight of a department of 300 information technology professionals and be responsible for investing in the infrastructure, enterprise systems and technical innovation at Alaska Airlines and its sister carrier Horizon Air. He will join the company on Aug. 1. "Veresh's leadership and rich...

2014-07-08 12:20:35

Introductory fares from $176 to Los Cabos and $186 to Puerto Vallarta* SEATTLE, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Customers can now book travel on Alaska Airlines new nonstop flights from Portland, Ore., to Los Cabos and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Pending approval by the Mexico Direccion General de Aeronautica Civil (DGAC), the airline plans to begin seasonal service between Portland and Los Cabos from Nov. 3 through April 27, 2015, and between Portland and Puerto Vallarta from Nov. 4...

2014-07-07 16:20:25

SEATTLE, July 7, 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, July 24, 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...

2014-07-03 12:21:15

SEATTLE, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines has named Shaunta Hyde to the newly created position of managing director of community relations. A Pacific Northwest aviation professional, Hyde will lead community relations and charitable giving in the continental United States and Hawaii, collaborating with civic leaders and organizations affecting Alaska Airlines. "Boosting our company's connections to the communities we serve is a top priority for Alaska Airlines," said Joe...

2014-07-03 08:20:28

SEATTLE, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Group Inc. (NYSE: ALK) today reported June 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 GROUPOn a combined basis, Air Group reported a 5.3 percent increase in traffic on a 5.5 percent increase in capacity compared to June 2013. This resulted in a 0.2 point decrease in load factor to 86.9 percent. These statistics include...


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