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Alaska Air Group to Webcast Presentation at the Wolfe Research Global Transportation & Industrials Conference
5/23/2016 11:43 a.m. (PT)
Alaska Air Group will webcast a presentation by Brandon Pedersen, Alaska Airlines executive vice president and chief financial officer, at the Wolfe Research Global Transportation and Industrials Conference on Wednesday, May 25 in New York, New York.

Alaska Airlines Adds California Routes
5/18/2016 8:09 a.m. (PT)
Alaska Airlines today announced it will add new, three-times daily service between San Diego and Sacramento and Burbank and San Jose, beginning March 16, 2017.

Alaska Air Cargo Plans to Deliver up to 80,000 Pounds of Wild Copper River Salmon to Seattle
5/17/2016 7:12 a.m. (PT)
More than 20,000 pounds of fresh Copper River salmon arrived in Seattle on a fish-filled Alaska Airlines plane touching down at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport shortly after 6 a.m. this morning.

Regulatory Approval Process Continuing for Alaska Air Group and Virgin America
5/16/2016 2:00 p.m. (PT)
Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE: ALK), parent company of Alaska Airlines, and Virgin America Inc. (NASDAQ: VA) today announced that each carrier has received a request for additional information from the Antitrust Division of the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) in connection with Alaska's proposed acquisition of Virgin America.

Alaska Air Group Announces Promotions of Two Senior Leaders
5/16/2016 10:51 a.m. (PT)
Alaska Air Group, Inc. today announced the promotion of two senior leaders.

Alaska Air Group Declares 27.5 Cent Quarterly Dividend
5/13/2016 5:00 a.m. (PT)
The board of directors of Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK) has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of 27.5 cents per share.

J.D. Power Study Ranks Alaska Airlines Highest in Traditional Carrier Satisfaction for Ninth Straight Year; Alaska Airlines Improves Score by 32 Points Over Last Year
5/11/2016 6:00 a.m. (PT)
Alaska Airlines ranked highest in airline customer satisfaction among traditional carriers for the ninth consecutive year in the J.D. Power 2016 North America Airline Satisfaction Study.

Alaska Airlines Welcomes Japan Airlines as Newest Mileage Plan and Codeshare Partner
5/10/2016 3:00 a.m. (PT)
Alaska Airlines and Japan Airlines (JAL) have announced plans for a codeshare agreement and frequent flier partnership, which will provide seamless travel and mileage earning opportunities between Alaska's gateways in North America, Japan and throughout Asia.

Alaska Air Group to Webcast Annual Stockholders Meeting
5/9/2016 5:36 p.m. (PT)
Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE: ALK), the parent company of Alaska Airlines, Inc. and Horizon Air Industries, Inc., will hold its annual stockholders meeting via webcast on Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 2 p.m. Pacific time/5 p.m. Eastern time.

Alaska Airlines Leads the Industry in Safety with First FAA-Approved Flight Simulator Featuring a Full-Stall Model
5/5/2016 8:57 a.m. (PT)
Last week, Alaska Airlines became the first commercial airline in the world to receive FAA certification of an enhanced full-stall model in a flight simulator, which helps pilots train to recognize and recover from a full aerodynamic stall.

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.