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Alaska Airlines pledges $1 million to support STEM education in rural Alaska
10/23/2014 12:30 p.m. (PT)
Next year, as many as 650 middle school students from rural, native communities in Alaska will have the opportunity to dream a little bigger, thanks to a three-year partnership between Alaska Airlines and the Alaska Native Science & Engineering Program (ANSEP).

Alaska Air Group Reports Record Third Quarter 2014 Results
10/23/2014 5:14 a.m. (PT)
Alaska Air Group, Inc., (NYSE: ALK) today reported third quarter 2014 GAAP net income of $198 million, or $1.45 per diluted share, compared to $289 million, or $2.04 per diluted share in the third quarter of 2013.

Explore more Hawaii from San Diego with Alaska Airlines
10/22/2014 4:59 a.m. (PT)
Alaska Airlines is bringing more Hawaii to its customers in San Diego with new nonstop flights between San Diego and Kona, on the Big Island of Hawaii.

Alaska Airlines and Portland Timbers Announce Jersey Sponsorship Renewal
10/13/2014 4:42 p.m. (PT)
The Portland Timbers today announced the club has renewed its jersey sponsorship with Alaska Airlines. As part of the multiyear partnership, the iconic Northwest airline's wordmark will continue to be prominently featured on Timbers' game kits and club apparel.

Alaska Airlines and its Flight Attendants Tentatively Agree on Five-Year Contract
10/9/2014 4:17 p.m. (PT)
Alaska Airlines and the Association of Flight Attendants announced today they have reached tentative agreement on a new five-year contract for the carrier's 3,300 flight attendants.

Alaska Air Group to Announce Financial Results
10/8/2014 9:28 a.m. (PT)
Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE: ALK), the parent company of Alaska Airlines, Inc., and Horizon Air Industries, Inc., will announce its third quarter 2014 financial results on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014.

Alaska Airlines Purchases 10 Boeing 737-900ER Aircraft, Launches Contest to 'Test Drive' a 737
10/6/2014 3:59 a.m. (PT)
Alaska Airlines, Seattle's hometown airline, continues to invest in the long-term success of its business and the region it calls home.

Alaska Air Group Reports September 2014 Operational Results
10/2/2014 5:00 a.m. (PT)
Alaska Air Group Inc. (NYSE: ALK) today reported September and year-to-date operational results for its subsidiaries, Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air, and on a combined basis.

Alaska Airlines Rolls Out Its Annual PFD Sale For Alaskans
9/30/2014 5:59 a.m. (PT)
Alaska Airlines launched its Permanent Fund Dividend (PFD) sale today, featuring savings on air fares for residents of the 49th state to get away to over 100 destinations.

Innovation takes flight as Alaska Airlines sponsors environmental entrepreneurship competition at University of Washington
9/26/2014 4:59 a.m. (PT)
Today, the University of Washington Foster School of Business announced Alaska Airlines as the naming sponsor of its annual Environmental Innovation Challenge.

In Barrow, Alaska, the country's northernmost game of prep football
10/17/2014 1:11 p.m. (PT)
On a sunny September day 330 miles above the Arctic Circle, 22 high schoolers play what is arguably the country's most extreme game of football.

Champions never rest: new Russell Wilson TV commercial debuts
8/6/2014 11:22 a.m. (PT)
This is an exclusive sneak peek at the first of three brand-new Alaska Airlines TV commercials featuring Russell Wilson, shot on location in Seattle over the course of a 12-hour day. It will air on TV stations from Bellingham to Vancouver, Washington beginning Aug. 7.

Onboard cocktails: celebrate summer with a complimentary ginger sunrise
7/22/2014 10:40 a.m. (PT)
You don't have to be at cruising altitude on ''#TravelTuesday'' to enjoy a cocktail today, but if you are, Alaska Airlines is footing the bill for a complimentary ginger sunrise for each passenger 21 and older.

A machine that prints pancakes
7/21/2014 12:23 p.m. (PT)
How many breakfast chefs does it take to make 180 pancakes in an hour? None, if you have a pancake machine.

Get a grip: Flight attendant helps develop device to open minis
5/2/2014 3:59 p.m. (PT)
Alaska Airlines Flight Attendant Jennie Bartz has helped develop an innovative opener to twist the caps off mini bottles of alcohol served on airplanes.

Flying in a time capsule to honor veterans
4/11/2014 11:53 a.m. (PT)
As much as he appreciates the Bombardier Q400's sophisticated flight deck technology, Horizon Air Captain Rob Sandberg quite enjoys stepping back in time. He can often be found at the controls of World War II fighter aircraft, flying for a worthy cause close to his heart.

The lost lamb
2/11/2014 1:12 p.m. (PT)
It had been a really long day for busy mom Lynne Hillard, flying with her two young children last May from Victoria, B.C., to Los Angeles with a stop in Seattle. That's why she didn't check around her seat quite so thoroughly as she gathered the tired kids and headed for baggage claim.

Alaska Airlines hosts airliner tour for travelers who are blind or have low vision
1/3/2014 2:24 p.m. (PT)
Imagine listening to the flight attendant safety briefing with your eyes closed. You can't see the emergency exits they are pointing out. You don't know where the masks are dropping down from nor how to fit them on your face.

History lesson comes to life
8/23/2013 9:22 a.m. (PT)
From the end of 1948 to the fall of 1950, Alaska Airlines took part in the airlift of 50,000 Jews from Yemen to the newly created nation of Israel. Known as Operation Magic Carpet, Alaska Airlines employees flew in perilous conditions while helping to fulfill a Biblical prophecy that said the Yemenite Jews would return to their homeland ''on the wings of eagles.''

Up, up and away
6/11/2013 9:38 a.m. (PT)
For Joe Gockowski, senior project manager in Alaska Airlines' Maintenance & Engineering Division, Aviation Day is his way of giving back. A former Boy Scout, Gockowski credits Scouting for the direction it provided him when he was a boy.