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Toggle Summary GOAL! Seattle Kraken fans to receive early boarding on Alaska Airlines
Seattle-based airlines announce early boarding for fans wearing a Seattle Kraken jersey SEATTLE , Sept. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Seattle Kraken's inaugural hockey season just got even sweeter for fans. Starting today through the end of the season, Kraken fans who wear the teams' jersey can
Toggle Summary Russell Wilson scores a new Alaska Airlines livery
Alaska Airlines unveiled the aircraft today via a gate celebration at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport SEATTLE , Sept. 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The celebration for the return of professional football continues today at Alaska Airlines , where the Seattle -based airline unveiled its fourth
Toggle Summary Alaska Air Group to webcast fireside chat at Cowen's 14th Annual Global Transportation & Sustainable Mobility Conference
SEATTLE , Sept. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Group, Inc. , the parent company of Alaska Airlines Inc. and Horizon Air Industries Inc. , today announced it will webcast a virtual presentation by Chief Fiancial Officer Shane Tackett and Senior Vice President of Fleet, Finance & Alliances Nat
Toggle Summary Alaska Airlines celebrates the return of football - brings back early boarding for guests wearing Russell Wilson jersey
For the 9th season, the Seattle-based airline celebrates its Chief Football Officers' return to the field SEATTLE , Sept. 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Touchdown! In celebration of Chief Football Officer Russell Wilson's upcoming season, guests can score extra points with Alaska Airlines this football
Toggle Summary Alaska Airlines opens new SFO Lounge featuring local craft beers, build-your own-sourdough toast bar, hand crafted espresso drinks and a SF Giants-themed kids play area
Alaska expands Lounge portfolio, SFO joins seven other Alaska lounges now open across the United States SAN FRANCISCO , Aug. 31, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Alaska Airlines is taking the Bay Area to new heights as it unveils its brand-new Lounge at San Francisco International Airport (SFO).
Toggle Summary Alaska Airlines to Support Afghan Humanitarian Airlift Mission
SEATTLE , Aug. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- As we see the heartbreaking images from Kabul and mourn the tragic loss of service members and civilians  working to bring Americans home, we are humbled to play a small part in aiding those who have served our country.
Toggle Summary Alaska Airlines continues fleet optimization with 12 additional Boeing 737-9 aircraft
Options exercised for deliveries in 2023 and 2024 further enhance airline's financial and sustainability outlook SEATTLE , Aug. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines announced today it is accelerating its fleet growth by exercising options early on 12 Boeing 737-9 aircraft.
Toggle Summary Unleash some 'wow' to your winter! Alaska Airlines adds nonstop flights between San Francisco and three sunny destinations across Mexico this winter season
Alaska remains the go-to airline between the West Coast and Mexico with the most nonstops of any U.S. carrier; save up to 30% now on flights to Mexico SEATTLE , Aug. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- There's a lot to love about Mexico . The people, the beaches, the culture, the food!
Toggle Summary Alaska Airlines names new vice president of maintenance and engineering
SEATTLE , Aug. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines' board of directors elected aviation veteran Donald Wright vice president of maintenance and engineering, effective Aug. 23, 2021 . Wright will assume the role formerly held by Constance von Muehlen who was appointed Chief Operating Officer on
Toggle Summary Go big and leave home with the "Official Airline of Rescheduled Events"
Alaska's massive fare sale gives you a second chance to celebrate missed milestones, with one-way fares starting at $39 SEATTLE , Aug. 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Missed honeymoon? Milestone birthday? Baby shower? Yeah, us too. Starting today, Alaska Airlines is kicking off its biggest fare sale of the
Toggle Summary Fresh fare in the air is back! Alaska Airlines expands First Class and main cabin meals, snacks and drinks, offering the most comprehensive onboard food and beverage program of any U.S. airline
Guests in all cabins can now leverage our industry leading pre-order functionality to select meals and snacks and store payment for convenient onboard purchases SEATTLE , July 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- As more of our guests fly again, Alaska Airlines is thoughtfully and safely expanding food and
Toggle Summary Alaska Airlines appoints 34-year airline veteran to lead sales
SEATTLE , July 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines has named 34-year airline veteran Toni Freeberg managing director of sales effective immediately. Freeberg assumes the role currently held by Mark Bocchi , who will retire from Alaska Airlines in October after 40 years.
Toggle Summary Alaska Air Group reports second quarter 2021 results
SEATTLE , July 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Financial Results: Reported net income for the second quarter of 2021 under Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) of $397 million , or $3.15 per share, compared to a net loss of $214 million , or $1.74 per share in the second quarter of 2020.
Toggle Summary Horizon Air pilots pass vote to amend labor contract
SEATTLE , July 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Horizon Air pilots, represented by the Airline Professionals Association , Teamsters Local 1224 (IBT), have voted to ratify a new wage agreement. IBT represents Horizon's more than 800 pilots. "Thank you to the IBT, their team and company representatives who
Toggle Summary Alaska Airlines Foundation awards LIFT Grants to nonprofits as they transition from the COVID-19 pandemic
LIFT Grants support programs focused on young people in communities across five different states SEATTLE , July 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The nonprofit Alaska Airlines Foundation has awarded $260,000 in LIFT Grants to 25 nonprofits in Alaska , California , Hawaii , Oregon and Washington .
Toggle Summary Alaska Air Group to announce financial results
Alaska Airlines will announce 2021 second quarter financial results on July 22, 2021. SEATTLE , July 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Group, Inc., the parent company of Alaska Airlines, Inc. and Horizon Air Industries Inc. , will announce its 2021 second quarter financial results on Thursday,
Toggle Summary Alaska Airlines launches new codeshare agreement with Qatar Airways
Strengthened partnership allows for global connectivity to Alaska's route network SEATTLE , June 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- As Alaska Airlines expands its global reach with our one world partners, we proudly announced today the launch of a codeshare agreement with Qatar Airways , a fellow member of
Toggle Summary Alaska Airlines grows with Boise, launching new flights and adding more routes
From Idaho's capital, we're now flying to Chicago and Austin, plus we'll start new service to Pullman-Moscow and Phoenix, for up to 30 daily departures to 14 destinations SEATTLE , June 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Boise is booming! And Alaska Airlines keeps growing in the dynamic city where we've long
Toggle Summary Get ahead of wintertime blues! Alaska Airlines adds new flights to sun-filled spots
With more flyers returning to the skies, we're announcing additional service from San Francisco, Portland and Palm Springs to destinations across North America SEATTLE , June 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- You've already booked long-awaited summer travel plans to be reunited with family and friends.
Toggle Summary Alaska Airlines to resume full schedule at Paine Field by spring 2022
Recovery continues this fall with 13 daily departures at Seattle-area airport, including new nonstop flight to Tucson that offers guests another warm destination this winter SEATTLE , June 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- With increasing confidence that air travel is on a steady climb to return to
Toggle Summary Alaska Airlines expands in Central America with new service to Belize
Tickets available for purchase now starting at $199 one-way for nonstop flights from Los Angeles and Seattle to Belize City; service begins in November SEATTLE , May 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Looking to escape to a new tropical destination from the West Coast ?
Toggle Summary Alaska Airlines and Airspace Intelligence announce first-of-its-kind partnership to optimize air traffic flow with artificial intelligence and machine learning
The first-ever use of AI in flight operations control continues Alaska's legacy of innovation, enabling more efficient and sustainable flights SEATTLE , May 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines and Airspace Intelligence announced today the signing of a multi-year contract for the use of Flyways
Toggle Summary Alaska Air Group to webcast fireside chat at the Wolfe Research Transportation & Industrials Conference
SEATTLE , May 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Group, Inc., the parent company of Alaska Airlines Inc. and Horizon Air Industries Inc. , today announced it will webcast a presentation by CEO Ben Minicucci and CFO Shane Tackett at the Wolfe Research Transportation and Industrials Conference on
Toggle Summary Emerald City meets Queen City: Alaska Airlines connects Seattle and Cincinnati
Airline now serves 95 nonstop destinations from its Pacific Northwest hub SEATTLE , May 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- As travelers take to the skies again, Alaska Airlines is ready to provide its guests with a brand-new destination: Cincinnati . Daily nonstop service between Seattle and Cincinnati /
Toggle Summary Alaska Airlines announces plans for fleet growth and route expansion
Orders for 30 additional mainline and regional aircraft for flying after recovery; Belize becomes newest international destination added for leisure travelers SEATTLE , May 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- With recovery on the horizon, Alaska Airlines is taking advantage of strategic opportunities by
Toggle Summary Alaska Airlines reveals "Our Commitment" aircraft in partnership with UNCF
Aircraft serves as embodiment of Alaska's values, takes conversation around education, equity and belonging to the skies, and is an extension of a 15-year partnership between Alaska and UNCF SEATTLE , April 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines' "Our Commitment" aircraft took to the skies in
Toggle Summary Alaska Air Group reports first quarter 2021 results
SEATTLE , April 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --     Financial Results: Reported a net loss for the first quarter of 2021 under Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) of $131 million , or $1.05 per share, compared to a net loss of $232 million , or $1.89 per share in the first quarter of 2020.
Toggle Summary Alaska Airlines commits to carbon, waste and water goals for 2025, announces path to net zero by 2040
With this commitment, Alaska joins The Climate Pledge SEATTLE , April 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines today announced its commitment and roadmap to reduce the company's carbon emissions to net-zero by 2040, and commitments across carbon, waste, and water impacts by 2025.
Toggle Summary Alaska Airlines expands service and presence at Santa Rosa/Sonoma County
New nonstop flights arrive in time for summer holidays and fall harvest SEATTLE , April 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines is increasing its service and commitment to Santa Rosa / Sonoma County with more nonstop flights between Southern California and the heart of wine country.
Toggle Summary Alaska Airlines and SkyNRG sign partnership to advance sustainable aviation fuel made from municipal solid waste
SEATTLE , April 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines and SkyNRG Americas today announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) committing to increased investment in sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). The MOU builds on a long history of Alaska leadership advancing SAF and partners the
Toggle Summary Alaska Airlines announces new plans to open Lounge at San Francisco International Airport by summer 2021
Airline rolls out new flexible Lounge membership tiers SAN FRANCISCO , April 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines guests will have the opportunity to relax in the new Alaska Lounge at San Francisco International Airport by late summer, as the airline announces updated plans for Bay Area
Toggle Summary Alaska Air Group to announce financial results
Alaska Air Group, Inc. to announce 2021 first quarter financial results on April 22, 2021 SEATTLE , April 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Group, Inc., the parent company of Alaska Airlines, Inc. and Horizon Air Industries Inc. , will announce its 2021 first quarter financial results on Thursday,
Toggle Summary A world of possibilities: Alaska Airlines officially joins oneworld
Guests will enjoy a seamless travel experience on flights within the global alliance to as many as 1,000 destinations in more than 170 countries and territories SEATTLE , March 31, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Marking a milestone in its 89-year history, Alaska Airlines today celebrated its first day as a
Toggle Summary Get your Bucket List back on track and enjoy an Alaska-sized adventure
Travel to Alaska in 2021 and enjoy up to a 21% discount on Alaska Airlines SEATTLE , March 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Denali? Check. Majestic glaciers? Check. Reunions? Please. Alaska ? Definitely. Starting today, Alaska Airlines is launching a sale that's full of summer fun in the Land of the
Toggle Summary Alaska Airlines Board of Directors elects new inflight vice president
Customer experience leader will oversee 5,600 flight attendants SEATTLE , March 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines announced today that Travis Gelbrich will serve as the airline's new vice president of inflight. In his new role, Gelbrich will provide strategic and operational leadership to
Toggle Summary Alaska Airlines appoints Constance von Muehlen Chief Operating Officer
von Muehlen is a 30-year aviation veteran with deep safety, compliance and operating experience   SEATTLE , March 22, 2021   /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Alaska Air Group announced the appointment of Constance von Muehlen as Chief Operating Officer of Alaska Airlines , effective April 3, 2021 .
Toggle Summary Alaska Airlines adds new nonstop from Anchorage to Minneapolis-St. Paul
New route from Alaska's largest city to the Twin Cities will provide more nonstops to the state of Alaska SEATTLE , March 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines announces today new seasonal service at one of the airline's key hubs in Alaska with new nonstop service between Anchorage and
Toggle Summary Alaska Airlines expands Pacific Northwest service with four new routes
Daily nonstop flights will connect Boise to Chicago and Austin; new service scheduled between Seattle and two new destinations: Idaho Falls, Idaho, and Redding, California SEATTLE , March 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- With an eye on recovery and growth, Alaska Airlines continues to strengthen its
Toggle Summary Plan your summer escape with new flights between California and Montana
Alaska Airlines' nonstop jet service will connect Los Angeles and San Diego with Kalispell, and connect San Francisco and San Diego with Bozeman SEATTLE , March 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines today announced four new routes between California and Montana for the summer, increasing total
Toggle Summary Alaska Airlines gives new California Mileage Plan members a deal to remember with "California, on us" promotion
A golden deal for the Golden State: the first 25,000 residents who sign up get their first intra-California flight on Alaska Airlines* SEATTLE , March 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Starting today, California residents who enroll in the Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan™ now through March 3, 2021 can book that
Toggle Summary Alaska Airlines offers international fliers VeriFLY mobile health passport for required COVID docs
SEATTLE , Feb. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- International guests arriving in the U.S. can streamline their required COVID-19 documents starting Feb. 5 using the third-party app VeriFLY . The free and secure app offers fliers expedited check-in and verification for their arrival to the U.S.
Toggle Summary Alaska Air Group reports fourth quarter 2020 and full-year results
SEATTLE , Jan. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- F inancial Results: Reported net loss for the fourth quarter and full year 2020 under Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) of $430 million , or $3.47 per diluted share, and $1.3 billion , or $10.59 per diluted share.
Toggle Summary Alaska Airlines takes delivery of its first Boeing 737-9 MAX aircraft
Five weeks of preparations begin to ready plane for start of passenger service on March 1 SEATTLE , Jan. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines has accepted delivery of its first Boeing 737-9 MAX airplane, marking a new phase of modernizing the airline's fleet in the coming years.
Toggle Summary Alaska Air Group board of directors appoints Daniel Elwell as newest member
SEATTLE , Jan. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Group announced today the appointment of Daniel Elwell to the company's board of directors, effective immediately. Elwell will also join the boards of directors of the company's airline subsidiaries Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Toggle Summary Alaska Airlines adds two new routes from Southern California
Nonstop service will launch between LAX-Austin and San Diego-New York JFK SEATTLE , Jan. 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines announced today two new routes from its key hubs in Southern California that will begin flying this spring. The airline will launch daily, nonstop service between Los
Toggle Summary Alaska Air Group to announce financial results
Alaska to announce 2020 fourth quarter financial results on Jan. 26, 2021 SEATTLE , Jan. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Group, Inc., the parent company of Alaska Airlines, Inc. and Horizon Air Industries Inc. , will announce its 2020 fourth quarter financial results on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021 .