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2014-02-19 08:21:11

Community film competition will feature short films about how travel changes lives SEATTLE, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines and the Seattle International Film Festival invite filmmakers of all ages to answer the question "how is your life different or better because of where you've traveled?" "We know the opportunity to travel can change a world view. Our business is all about connecting people to life experiences through travel, while SIFF connects people to life experiences...

2014-02-13 12:21:03

SEATTLE, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Group's board of directors has approved several leadership changes in the company's Legal Division. Herman Wacker, Air Group's deputy general counsel and managing director of legal, has been elected vice president of legal. Shannon Alberts, managing director of corporate affairs and assistant corporate secretary, has been elected corporate secretary. Kyle Levine retains his role as deputy general counsel and managing director of...

2014-02-13 08:21:18

SEATTLE, Feb. 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 Feb. 25. The dividend--which is 5 cents per share, or 25 percent, higher than the previous quarterly dividend--will be paid on March 11. Air Group began paying a quarterly dividend of 20 cents per share in August 2013, the first time since 1992 that the company had paid a dividend. The dividends are...

2014-02-12 08:21:59

Fairbanks' Silver Gulch Brewing & Bottling Co. will be available to sample beginning March 3 ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Travelers on Alaska Airlines flights between Anchorage and Fairbanks and Anchorage and Kodiak will soon enjoy an extra infusion of local flavor in the form of Silver Gulch Brewing & Bottling Co.'s Old 55 Pale Ale. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140212/SF63650) "Silver Gulch is a successful local business based in the...

2014-02-11 08:22:31

Portland residents will enjoy access to Glacier National Park, Flathead Valley and more,with flights beginning this summer SEATTLE, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines is launching new service between Portland, Ore., and Kalispell, Mont., this summer. The flights will operate seasonally between Portland and Kalispell from June 9 to Aug. 23, connecting Portland-area residents to the natural beauty of northwest Montana. Enjoy hiking, mountain biking, water sports, horseback...

2014-02-11 08:22:02

Great intro fares and Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan members can earn double miles SEATTLE, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines is bringing nonstop daily service from Seattle to New Orleans and Tampa, Fla., starting June 12 and June 20, respectively, and to Detroit starting Sept. 4. "Alaska Airlines is thrilled to give our customers nonstop service to New Orleans, Tampa and Detroit from our Seattle hub," said Joe Sprague, vice president of marketing. "This provides even more...

2014-02-05 08:21:31

SEATTLE, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Group Inc. (NYSE: ALK) today reported January operational results for its subsidiaries, Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air, and on a combined basis. Detailed information is provided below. ALASKA AIRLINES - MAINLINE Alaska reported a 3.1 percent increase in traffic on a 3.3 percent increase in capacity compared to January 2013. This resulted in a 0.1 point decrease in load factor to 83.3 percent. Alaska also reported a record 87.8...

2014-02-03 12:21:16

SEATTLE, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines and the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers have reached tentative agreement on a new five-year contract for the carrier's 2,500 clerical, office and passenger service employees. "It's a tribute to the professionalism of the negotiators for the IAM and Alaska that we agreed on a proposed long-term contract that benefits our employees and the company in such a short amount of time," said Jeff Butler,...

2014-01-29 08:22:33

ANCHORAGE, Ala., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nanook and Seawolf fans can now watch school spirit come to life in two new time-lapse videos. Set to school songs provided by each university, the videos show the painting of Alaska Airlines' newest university-themed aircraft, celebrating the University of Alaska Anchorage and the University of Alaska Fairbanks. View the videos at www.youtube.com/AlaskaAirVids. The spirited paint themes feature school colors and mascots from each...

2014-01-23 16:20:52

Seattle's airline and Russell Wilson host lucky 12th fans in New York City for the big game SEATTLE, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines and star NFL quarterback Russell Wilson are teaming up again, this time to fly a plane-load of fans to the Big Apple complete with an inflight tailgate party and admission to an exclusive game day party in midtown Manhattan. The four-day sweepstakes, the "Russell Wilson 12(th) Fan Airlift," launches on Alaska Airlines' Facebook page today...