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.
Alaska Air Group Reports April 2016 Operational Results
5/3/2016 5:00 a.m. (PT)
Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE: ALK) today reported April and year-to-date operational results on a consolidated basis, for its mainline operations operated by subsidiary Alaska Airlines, Inc. (Alaska), and for its regional flying operated by subsidiary Horizon Air Industries, Inc. and third-party regional carriers, SkyWest Airlines and PenAir.
Alaska Air Group Reports Record First Quarter 2016 Results
4/21/2016 5:00 a.m. (PT)
Alaska Air Group, Inc., (NYSE: ALK) today reported first quarter 2016 GAAP net income of $184 million, or $1.46 per diluted share, compared to $149 million, or $1.12 per diluted share in the first quarter of 2015.
Horizon Air Places Largest Aircraft Order in its History, Adding 30 Embraer E175 Regional Jets to Fleet
4/12/2016 5:07 a.m. (PT)
Horizon Air today announced it will grow its fleet with the purchase of 30 new three-class Embraer E175 jets, which will fly exclusively for Alaska Airlines.
Alaska Airlines to fly Bellingham to Kona, on the Big Island of Hawaii
4/6/2016 9:30 a.m. (PT)
Alaska Airlines announced today that it will begin weekly flights between Bellingham, Washington and Kona on the Big Island of Hawaii.
Alaska Air Group Reports March 2016 Operational Results
4/5/2016 5:00 a.m. (PT)
Alaska Air Group Inc. (NYSE: ALK) today reported March and year-to-date operational results on a consolidated basis for its mainline operations operated by subsidiary Alaska Airlines, Inc. (Alaska), and for its regional flying operated by subsidiary Horizon Air Industries, Inc., and third-party regional carriers SkyWest Airlines and PenAir.
Alaska Air Group to Acquire Virgin America, Creating West Coast's Premier Carrier
4/4/2016 3:00 a.m. (PT)
Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE: ALK), parent company of Alaska Airlines, and Virgin America, Inc. (NASDAQ: VA) today announced that their boards of directors have unanimously approved a definitive merger agreement, under which Alaska Air Group will acquire Virgin America for $57.00 per share in cash.
Alaska Air Group to Announce Financial Results
4/1/2016 8:58 a.m. (PT)
Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE: ALK), the parent company of Alaska Airlines, Inc., and Horizon Air Industries, Inc., will announce its first quarter 2016 financial results on Thursday, April 21, 2016.
Alaska Airlines Announces the Formation of a New Subsidiary - McGee Air Services
3/29/2016 5:00 a.m. (PT)
Alaska Airlines, Inc. today announced the company plans to form a wholly owned subsidiary called McGee Air Services, a dedicated airline services company that combines deep industry experience with a singular focus on providing best-in-class airline services.
Alaska Airlines Foundation Accepting Grant Request Applications for 2016 Funding
3/23/2016 9:00 a.m. (PT)
The Alaska Airlines Foundation is currently accepting grant request applications from non-profits in the states of Alaska, Washington and Hawaii.