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2014-06-12 08:21:16

SEATTLE, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK) announced today that its board of directors has declared a two-for-one stock split to be effected in the form of a stock dividend. The additional shares will be distributed on July 9, to shareholders of record as of June 23, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131206/SF28874-b The stock split will increase Alaska Air Group's outstanding shares from approximately 68 million shares to about 136 million shares....

2014-06-09 20:20:31

Portland residents will enjoy access to Glacier National Park, Flathead Valley and more SEATTLE, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines' launches seasonal daily service today between Portland, Oregon, and Kalispell, Montana. The flights will operate seasonally between Portland and Kalispell through Aug. 23, connecting Portland-area residents to the natural beauty of northwest Montana, and Flathead Valley residents to the Rose City. Summary of new service: Service...

2014-06-09 12:22:03

SEATTLE, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines begins daily nonstop flights this week to seven new destinations from Salt Lake City while also expanding existing service between Utah's capital and Seattle. The new flying begins today with service to Portland, Oregon. Over the next 10 days, additional flights will commence from Salt Lake City to Boise, Idaho; Los Angeles; Las Vegas; San Diego, San Francisco and San Jose, California. Alaska is also adding a third daily flight...

2014-06-04 08:21:24

SEATTLE, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Group Inc. (NYSE: ALK) today reported May 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 4.8 percent increase in traffic on a 5.1 percent increase in capacity compared to May 2013. This resulted in a 0.3 point decrease in load factor to 85.7 percent. These statistics include...

2014-05-27 16:20:37

Carrier will fly 280 daily departures out of Seattle -- more than any other airline SEATTLE, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines, which provides travelers with more nonstop flights from Seattle than any other carrier, will increase its departures for its hometown customers by 11 percent next spring. Alaska's daily departures out of Seattle-Tacoma International Airport will increase from 253 to 280, giving travelers more options to the places they want to fly most. "Alaska Airlines...

2014-05-20 08:21:19

SEATTLE, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines submitted its application today to begin two new nonstop flights from Portland, Ore., to Los Cabos and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. The flights are pending approval by the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Mexico Direccion General de Aeronautica Civil (DGAC). The planned seasonal service will operate between Portland and Los Cabos from Nov. 3 through April 27, 2015, and between Portland and Puerto Vallarta from Nov. 4 through...

2014-05-16 12:20:43

Seattle's top chefs compete in fifth annual Copper Chef Cook-off SEATTLE, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Cargo today delivered 24,100 pounds of the season's first shipment of Alaska Copper River salmon to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. The arrival of the fish-filled Boeing 737 marks the start of the summer salmon season and is an annual rite of passage anticipated by seafood lovers throughout the Pacific Northwest. At least five more Alaska Airlines flights today...

2014-05-14 12:22:37

SEATTLE, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Group, the parent company of Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air, announced several changes today to reorganize responsibilities among the company's senior leadership. CFO Brandon Pedersen has been promoted to executive vice president, finance, and chief financial officer. In addition to his finance responsibilities, Pedersen now oversees financial planning and analysis and internal audit. Andrew Harrison, vice president of planning and...

2014-05-14 08:20:55

Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan also receives top ranking in inaugural airline loyalty satisfaction report SEATTLE, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines ranked highest in airline customer satisfaction among traditional carriers for the seventh consecutive year in the J.D. Power 2014 North America Airline Satisfaction Study(SM). The organization also announced today that frequent fliers ranked Alaska Airlines' Mileage Plan highest in overall customer satisfaction in its...

2014-05-13 16:21:41

SEATTLE, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Alaska Air Group has approved a quarterly cash dividend of 25 cents per share to all shareholders of record as of May 23. The dividend will be paid on June 10. The record and payment dates have been amended by consent action by the board from the original dates announced previously to meet NYSE requirements. Air Group began paying a quarterly dividend of 20 cents per share in August 2013, the first time since 1992 that...


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  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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