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Alaska Airlines Continues to Grow Seattle Hub with New Charleston Service
11/16/2015 6:10 a.m. (PT)
Alaska Airlines is expanding its Seattle hub with new service from Seattle to Charleston, South Carolina.

Alaska Airlines Rated #1 Fuel Efficient U.S. Carrier for Fifth Year in a Row
11/9/2015 12:12 p.m. (PT)
Alaska Airlines ranked No. 1 in fuel efficiency for U.S. airlines, in a report released recently by the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT), an independent, nonprofit research organization based in Washington, D.C. This is the fifth year in a row that Alaska has ranked No. 1.

Alaska Airlines Completes International Safety Audit
11/9/2015 11:23 a.m. (PT)
Alaska Airlines today announced that it has successfully completed the International Air Transport Association's Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) and has been renewed on the IOSA Registry.

Alaska Begins New Routes Today Connecting Key Cities in California, Oregon, Idaho, Texas
11/5/2015 5:00 a.m. (PT)
Alaska Airlines today began flying four new routes that enhance its West Coast network.

Alaska Air Group Declares Quarterly Dividend
11/4/2015 8:04 p.m. (PT)
The board of directors of Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK) has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of 20 cents per share. The dividend will be paid on December 3, 2015 to all shareholders of record as of Nov. 17, 2015.

Alaska Air Group Announces New General Counsel
11/4/2015 4:57 a.m. (PT)
The board of directors of Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK) has elected Kyle Levine vice president of legal and general counsel, effective Jan. 1, 2016.

Alaska Air Group Reports October 2015 Operational Results
11/3/2015 4:58 a.m. (PT)
Alaska Air Group Inc. (NYSE: ALK) today reported October and year-to-date operational results on a consolidated basis, and for its subsidiaries, Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air. Detailed information is provided below.

Alaska Airlines Announces New Flights from Orange County to Santa Rosa and Reno/Tahoe
11/3/2015 4:55 a.m. (PT)
Alaska Airlines will add new service from Orange County, California to Santa Rosa/Sonoma County, California and Reno/Tahoe, Nevada starting March 16, 2016.

Alaska Air Cargo ships ornaments from Alaska to District of Columbia for the Capitol Christmas Tree
11/2/2015 4:14 p.m. (PT)
Alaska Air Cargo is shipping more than 4,000 ornaments from the state of Alaska to the District of Columbia today, in support of the 2015 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree program, in conjunction with the U.S. Forest Service-Chugach National Forest and Choose Outdoors.

Alaska Airlines Begins Flying to Costa Rica
11/2/2015 11:41 a.m. (PT)
Alaska Airlines inaugurated new service between Los Angeles International Airport and Costa Rica's two major international airports, further strengthening the airline's southern California focus city.

The sky's the limit: Making air travel easier for children with autism
6/23/2015 11:28 a.m. (PT)
For most families, an airplane just takes you to your destination where new people and experiences await. For families with children on the autism spectrum, the plane itself is an experience, and not always a good one.

Alaska Airlines helps students build a plane, learn to fly
2/27/2015 10:29 a.m. (PT)
Inside a small hangar, the parts and components of a two-seat plane are starting to come together, piece by piece, built by teenagers, guided by mentors.

How'd they film that? Alaska Airlines' Disney airplanes star in new air-to-air video
2/3/2015 9:19 a.m. (PT)
In the world of aviation photography, the money shot looks like this: Alaska Airlines' bright-blue Disney plane soars through billowy white clouds, perfectly spotlighted by midmorning sun. But how do they get that shot?

Kendall's gift: Fairbanks, Alaska girl spreads cheer to sick kids in Seattle
12/22/2014 10:14 a.m. (PT)
Sometimes big things do come in small packages. And sometimes, even bigger things come when inspired by the season of giving and a simple idea.

Fantasy Flight makes magic for underprivileged kids
12/19/2014 9:01 a.m. (PT)
The skies were clear and the sun was setting Saturday as Alaska Airlines flight 1225 took off, fueled by a force more powerful than jet fuel. The magic of 64 children and Santa's elves helped propel the Boeing 737 on its annual pilgrimage from Spokane International Airport to the ''North Pole.''

Reborn as carry-on bags, recycled airplane seat leather will continue to fly
12/11/2014 10:15 a.m. (PT)
Reclaimed leather from replaced airplane seats will fly again as carry-on bags, thanks to a collaboration between Alaska Airlines and an innovative design team.

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.