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2014-03-04 16:20:51

SEATTLE, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Group Inc. (NYSE: ALK), the parent company of Alaska Airlines Inc. and Horizon Air Industries Inc., will webcast a presentation by Brandon Pedersen, Alaska's vice president, finance and chief financial officer, at the J.P. Morgan Aviation, Transportation & Industrials Conference on Monday, March 10, in New York City. The webcast will be presented live at 1:15 p.m. Eastern time/10:15 a.m. Pacific time. To participate, listeners...

2014-02-27 12:22:20

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines will serve as the official airline sponsor of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, marking the 36th year the carrier has supported the event. "We're proud to continue our longstanding support of The Last Great Race," said Marilyn Romano, regional vice president - Alaska. "With ties to the 49th state spanning more than eight decades, the Iditarod is a great source of pride for our more than 1,650 employees who call Alaska...

2014-02-27 08:22:40

SEATTLE, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FlightStats Inc. has named Alaska Airlines the No. 1 on-time major carrier in North America for the fourth year in a row. No other North American airline has received the prestigious award more times since the Portland, Ore.-based company launched its on-time awards program in 2009. Alaska's on-time average for the 172,582 flights it operated in 2013 was 87.08 percent. Average on-time performance among North American carriers was 79.16 percent....

2014-02-26 16:20:11

ST. GEORGE, Utah., Feb. 26, 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 March 31, 2014 on all shares then issued and outstanding. The 75th consecutive dividend will be paid on April 7, 2014. SkyWest is the holding company for two scheduled passenger airline operations and an aircraft leasing company, and is headquartered in St. George, Utah. SkyWest's...

2014-02-26 12:20:20

SEATTLE, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Employees at Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air are receiving annual bonuses today of more than 9 percent of their annual pay, or more than five weeks' pay for most workers. The bonus is in addition to $1,150 in 2013 monthly bonuses that most employees earned for achieving on-time and customer satisfaction goals. The combined monthly and annual bonuses amounted to nearly $105 million, the highest in Alaska's history, and are part of the company's...

2014-02-24 12:23:16

Artist's First Studio Album In Six Years Will Stream In The Air Before It's Heard On The Street ITASCA, Ill., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Capitol Records and Gogo are partnering with Grammy-Award winning artist Beck on the release of his eagerly anticipated new album, Morning Phase. For 30 days, beginning today, Gogo's 3.5 million unique monthly visitors will have the opportunity to stream Morning Phase in its entirety. Accessing the new album is simple - passengers only need to...

2014-02-21 23:00:05

“Alaska Airlines believes in supporting our communities. Making air travel more accessible for those in need is a special way we are able to give back,” said Joe Sprague, the airline’s Vice President Marketing. (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 “We're very proud to welcome Alaska Airlines as a premier sponsor of the Endeavor Awards,” said Mark Wolper, President & Executive Producer of The Wolper Organization at Warner Bros. and Chair of the Endeavor Awards Host Committee....

2014-02-19 23:23:53

Winning Photos to Be Used in ASMI Marketing Materials Juneau, AK (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 The Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI) is delighted to announce the winners of the 2014 Fishing Families photo contest. Todd B. of Cordova, Alaska will take home the grand prize of two round-trip tickets on Alaska Airlines with his shot of an epic day gillnetting on the Copper River flats. Alaska Seafood fans chose the grand prize winner from a Facebook gallery of finalists during a two-week...

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...

2014-02-14 16:21:41

WASHINGTON, Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Flight Attendants at Alaska Airlines, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), today voted down a tentative agreement with management. Through the vote, Alaska Airlines Flight Attendants sent a strong message to management that they expect more for their award-winning contributions to the airline. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110302/DC58223LOGO) "Alaska Airlines Flight Attendants have...


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  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
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