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2014-04-04 20:20:09

ST. GEORGE, Utah, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SkyWest, Inc., (NASDAQ: SKYW) ("SkyWest") today reported a 2.1 percent increase in revenue passenger miles (RPMs) for March, while available seat miles (ASMs) decreased 0.5 percent compared to March 2013. SkyWest also reported that passenger boardings for March decreased 1.2 percent to 5,206,379 compared to 5,267,103 for the same period last year. Load factor increased to 83.3 percent compared to 81.2 percent in March 2013. The...

2014-04-04 12:20:56

SEATTLE, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Group Inc. (NYSE: ALK), the parent company of Alaska Airlines Inc. and Horizon Air Industries Inc., will announce its first quarter 2014 financial results on Friday, April 25. A conference call is scheduled at 8 a.m. Pacific time/11 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 partner regional...

2014-04-04 08:21:54

Enhancements are part of $100 million project to add cabin comforts and technology access SEATTLE, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines will offer a new, customizable inflight entertainment option, bringing movies, TV and other content directly to customers' personal electronic devices onboard its flights by the end of the year. The enhancement is part of a $100 million investment that Alaska Airlines is making to upgrade the cabins of its 737-800, -900 and -900ER aircraft...

2014-04-03 08:21:06

SEATTLE, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Alaska Air Group Inc. (NYSE: ALK) today reported March and year-to-date operational results for its subsidiaries, Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air, and on a combined basis. Detailed information is provided below. ALASKA AIRLINES - MAINLINEAlaska reported a 4.0 percent increase in traffic on a 4.6 percent increase in capacity compared to March 2013. This resulted in a 0.6 point decrease in load factor to 87.7 percent. Alaska also reported a record...

2014-04-02 16:20:29

SEATTLE, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines and The Nature Conservancy are celebrating Earth Month by inviting adventure lovers to help choose their favorite conservation project in the West, while entering for a chance to win a seven-night trip for two to Montana's Pine Butte Guest Ranch. Participants will be automatically entered into the Nature's Adventure Sweepstakes when they visit www.facebook.com/AlaskaAirlines and vote for one of six conservation projects. The...

2014-04-02 12:21:08

Company pledges to cut emissions and use a sustainable aviation biofuel by 2020 SEATTLE, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air announced aggressive 2020 sustainability goals today, pledging to decrease fuel consumption by 20 percent, use a sustainable aviation biofuel at one or more airports and increase its recruitment of military veterans. These are among a series of goals and accomplishments highlighted in Alaska Air Group's newly released 2013 Sustainability...

2014-04-01 12:22:32

BROOMFIELD, Colo., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gogo Inc. (NASDAQ: GOGO), announces that its business aviation group, Aircell, has launched Gogo Biz in-flight Internet and voice service to business aircraft in Canada. Business aviation customers can now use the service anywhere it's available in the Continental U.S., Alaska and Canada. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110715/CG34837LOGO Today's addition of Canadian coverage is the largest geographical expansion for Gogo Biz since the...

2014-03-28 12:20:40

SEATTLE, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DIYers will soon have a new reason to love flying Alaska Airlines when the carrier launches its online self-bag-tagging options next month. Self-tag online debuts April 21 for passengers traveling nonstop between Seattle and San Diego, Anchorage or Juneau, Alaska, with plans to expand the option for customers traveling from other airports later this summer. This launch follows the completion of a successful pilot program, which was offered to customers...

2014-03-28 08:20:51

Expansion marks fifth new city for carrier from its hometown hub since December SEATTLE, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines is growing its Seattle hub again with the addition of new daily nonstop service to Albuquerque, N.M., and Baltimore. The cities are in addition to previously announced service to Detroit, New Orleans and Tampa, Fla., scheduled to begin this June and September. "We're delighted to serve our customers by adding even more cities to our unsurpassed route network...

2014-03-26 16:20:48

ITASCA, Ill., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether you're an experienced jetsetter or the occasional leisure traveler, technology is making air travel easier for everyone. Most people know you can check in for your flight before arriving at the airport these days, but that's only the tip of the travel technology iceberg. Just in time for spring break travel, Gogo, the leading provider of in-flight communications services to the global aviation industry, has partnered with tech...


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