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2014-09-09 12:21:43

QUINCY, Mass., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Icelandair will begin seasonal non-stop service from Portland, Oregon to Reykjavik, Iceland beginning May 20, 2015 and continuing through October 21, 2015. With this new route, Icelandair now provides flights to its third gateway in the Pacific Northwest region of North America, and 14(th) overall in the United States and Canada. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140909/144508 Icelandair's 2015 route network is the largest in the...

2014-09-08 16:21:05

- Load factor increased from 79.4% to 82.3% MEXICO CITY, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grupo Aeromexico S.A.B. de C.V. ("Aeromexico") (BMV: AEROMEX), the largest airline in Mexico, has reported operating statistics for August 2014. -- Grupo Aeromexico transported 1 million 560 thousand passengers in August; a 12.3% year-on-year increase. International market passenger numbers increased by 22.5%, while domestic market passenger numbers increased by 8.1%. --...

2014-09-05 16:20:29

ST. GEORGE, Utah, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SkyWest, Inc., (NASDAQ: SKYW) ("SkyWest") today reported a 0.5 percent decrease in revenue passenger miles (RPMs) for August, while available seat miles (ASMs) decreased 2.1 percent compared to August 2013. SkyWest also reported that passenger boardings for August decreased 2.1 percent to 5,394,888 compared to 5,510,411 for the same period last year. Load factor increased to 83.9 percent compared to 82.5 percent in August 2013. The...

2014-09-04 12:21:20

Klen Brooks to Retire after 40 Years with the Airline ST. GEORGE, Utah, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SkyWest Airlines, a subsidiary of SkyWest, Inc. (NASDAQ: SKYW), announces the promotion of Tracy Gallo to Vice President - Flight Operations effective Sept. 4, 2014. Gallo will succeed Klen Brooks, who will retire after 40 years with the airline. As Vice President - Flight Operations, Gallo will be responsible for all areas of SkyWest's flight operations, including the airline's...

2014-09-04 12:20:34

Alaska Airlines Kicks Off Nonstop Flights to Detroit SEATTLE, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Detroit becomes Alaska Airlines' 77(th) nonstop destination out of Seattle, with today's launch of daily, nonstop service. "Expanding our network to connect the Seattle area to Detroit's industry and culture will benefit our business and leisure customers alike," said Joe Sprague, Alaska Airlines' senior vice president of communications and external relations. "Travelers with a flair for...

2014-09-03 08:22:52

Fans invited to follow Russell on the road and save 10 percent on airfare* SEATTLE, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Customers wearing star NFL quarterback Russell Wilson's No. 3 jersey will be able to board early on Seattle-departing Alaska Airlines flights starting tomorrow. The promotion, which began during the team's playoff run last year, is good through the duration of the Seahawks' 2014 NFL football season. "We're thrilled to kick off the 2014 football season by bringing back priority...

2014-09-03 08:22:02

SEATTLE, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Group Inc. (NYSE: ALK) today reported August and year-to-date operational results on a consolidated basis, and for its subsidiaries, Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air. Detailed information is provided below. AIR GROUP On a combined basis, Air Group reported a 6.8 percent increase in traffic on a 7.5 percent increase in capacity compared to August 2013. Load factor decreased 0.5 points to 87.3 percent. These statistics include flights...

2014-09-02 08:22:04

Prices as low as $169 one-way through Sept. 8* SEATTLE, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines launched daily round-trip service today between Seattle and Baltimore. To celebrate, the airline is offering introductory one-way fares of $169 for tickets purchased by Sept. 8 for travel from Oct. 21 through Nov. 19, 2014. "We're delighted to be adding another great city to our list of nonstop flights available to our Seattle-area customers," said Joe Sprague, senior vice...

2014-08-29 12:21:18

SEATTLE, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE: ALK), the parent company of Alaska Airlines, Inc. and Horizon Air Industries, Inc., today announced it will webcast a presentation by Brandon Pedersen, Alaska's executive vice president, finance and chief financial officer, at the Cowen Securities Seventh Annual Global Transportation Conference on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 in New York. The webcast will be presented live at 2:40 p.m. Eastern time. To...

2014-08-27 20:20:19

ST. GEORGE, Utah, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of SkyWest, Inc. (NASDAQ: SKYW) declared a quarterly dividend of $.04 per share to Shareholders of record at the close of business on September 30, 2014 on all shares then issued and outstanding. The 77th consecutive dividend will be paid on October 6, 2014. About SkyWest SkyWest is the holding company for two scheduled passenger airline operations and an aircraft leasing company, and is headquartered in St....


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