Economy of Alaska

Alaska Air Group to announce financial results

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 4:30pm

SEATTLE, July 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Alaska Air Group Inc., the parent company of Alaska Airlines Inc. and Horizon Air Industries Inc., will announce its 2020 second quarter financial results on Thursday, July 23, 2020.

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  • SEATTLE, July 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Alaska Air Group Inc., the parent company of Alaska Airlines Inc. and Horizon Air Industries Inc., will announce its 2020 second quarter financial results on Thursday, July 23, 2020.
  • Alaska Airlines and its regional partners serve more than 115 destinations across the United States and North America, providing essential air service for our guests along with moving crucial cargo shipments, such as food, medicine, mail and e-commerce deliveries.
  • With Alaska and its Global Partners, guests can earn and redeem miles on flights to more than 800 destinations worldwide.
  • Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air are subsidiaries of Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK).

Alaska Airlines announces heightened mask enforcement

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 11:53pm

SEATTLE, June 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- For the safety and health of everyone on board its flights, Alaska Airlines announced today that its flight attendants will be able to issue a final notice to any guest who repeatedly refuses to wear a mask or face covering.

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  • SEATTLE, June 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- For the safety and health of everyone on board its flights, Alaska Airlines announced today that its flight attendants will be able to issue a final notice to any guest who repeatedly refuses to wear a mask or face covering.
  • Alaska Airlines and its regional partners serve more than 115 destinations across the United States and North America, providing essential air service for our guests along with moving crucial cargo shipments, such as food, medicine, mail and e-commerce deliveries.
  • With Alaska and its Global Partners, guests can earn and redeem miles on flights to more than 800 destinations worldwide.
  • Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air are subsidiaries of Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK).

Alaska Airlines adds the Embraer 175 jet to state of Alaska flying

Monday, June 22, 2020 - 11:02pm

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, June 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines will start flying the Embraer 175 jet aircraft in the state of Alaska starting in October 2020.

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  • ANCHORAGE, Alaska, June 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines will start flying the Embraer 175 jet aircraft in the state of Alaska starting in October 2020.
  • In time, the new mix of aircraft will unlock other markets in the state for future service."
  • Alaska Airlines recently added Boeing 737 service to Cold Bay, and started service one month early to King Salmon and Dillingham.
  • Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air are subsidiaries of Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK).

Alaska Airlines expands Next-Level Care safety measures

Tuesday, June 9, 2020 - 1:01pm

SEATTLE, June 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Alaska Airlines today expanded Next-Level Care, the culmination of nearly 100 different measures put in place to enhance the safety and well-being of guests and employees.

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  • SEATTLE, June 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Alaska Airlines today expanded Next-Level Care, the culmination of nearly 100 different measures put in place to enhance the safety and well-being of guests and employees.
  • COVID-19 has touched all of us in some way and it prompted us to fundamentally change the entire travel experience," said Alaska Airlines CEO Brad Tilden.
  • Enhanced cleaning: Alaska Airlines is exceeding CDC cleaning guidelines, using high-grade, EPA-certified disinfectant to clean critical areas throughout the plane.
  • Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air are subsidiaries of Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK).

Introducing Arctic On-Demand™, An All-New Alaska-Specific Cargo and Passenger Air Charter Solutions Provider

Wednesday, May 20, 2020 - 12:03pm

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, May 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Arctic On-Demand, a new Alaska-specific air charter offering, connects cargo and passengers to even the most remote Alaskan locations while delivering pricing visibility across a network of asset-based air cargo and passenger carriers.

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  • ANCHORAGE, Alaska, May 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Arctic On-Demand, a new Alaska-specific air charter offering, connects cargo and passengers to even the most remote Alaskan locations while delivering pricing visibility across a network of asset-based air cargo and passenger carriers.
  • Arctic On-Demand will also provide a COVID-19 regulation-compliant solution to passengers and their provisions as they travel around the state.
  • Arctic On-Demand is an Alaska-specific cargo and passenger air charter solutions provider.
  • Arctic On-Demand provides comprehensive logistics solutions and robust technology to ensure all air charters are managed with precision and are price competitive.

Alaska Airlines & partners serve up season's first Copper River salmon to first responders

Friday, May 15, 2020 - 11:03pm

Alaska Air Cargo this morning delivered the first catch of fresh, sustainable Copper River salmon to Seattle, which will be delivered to grocery stores across the country.

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  • Alaska Air Cargo this morning delivered the first catch of fresh, sustainable Copper River salmon to Seattle, which will be delivered to grocery stores across the country.
  • "Alaska Air Cargo has long been a partner of the Alaska seafood industry," said Torque Zubeck, managing director of cargo for Alaska Airlines.
  • With Alaska and its Global Partners , guests can earn and redeem miles on flights to more than 800 destinations worldwide.
  • Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air are subsidiaries of Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK).

Alaska Airlines to require face masks for frontline employees and flyers

Friday, May 1, 2020 - 1:02pm

"Safety is our most important value at Alaska Airlines, and thanks to our employees we have an incredibly safe operation.

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  • "Safety is our most important value at Alaska Airlines, and thanks to our employees we have an incredibly safe operation.
  • For now, this includes wearing masks, which is another layer of protection that can reduce the spread of the virus," said Max Tidwell, Alaska Airlines' vice president of safety.
  • The face mask requirements are a few of several safety and social distancing measures Alaska Airlines is taking at the airport and in the air to support our employees and guests.
  • Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air are subsidiaries of Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK).

Alaska Air Group to announce financial results

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 - 4:30pm

SEATTLE, April 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Alaska Air Group Inc., the parent company of Alaska Airlines Inc. and Horizon Air Industries Inc., will announce its 2020 first quarter financial results on Tuesday, May 5, 2020.

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  • SEATTLE, April 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Alaska Air Group Inc., the parent company of Alaska Airlines Inc. and Horizon Air Industries Inc., will announce its 2020 first quarter financial results on Tuesday, May 5, 2020.
  • With Alaska and Alaska Global Partners , guests can earn and redeem miles on flights to more than 800 destinations worldwide.
  • Alaska Airlines ranked "Highest in Customer Satisfaction Among Traditional Carriers inNorth America" in the J.D.
  • Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air are subsidiaries of Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK).

Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air announce details of aid expected under the CARES Act

Wednesday, April 15, 2020 - 1:46am

SEATTLE, April 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air agreed to general terms today with the U.S. Treasury regarding their participation in the Payroll Support Program (PSP) under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

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  • SEATTLE, April 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air agreed to general terms today with the U.S. Treasury regarding their participation in the Payroll Support Program (PSP) under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act.
  • "We are grateful for and humbled by this support," said Brad Tilden, Alaska Air Group's Chairman and CEO.
  • Alaska and Horizon also communicatedto the Treasurytheir intent to apply for $1.128 billion in federal loans through a separate program authorized under the CARES Act.
  • Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air are subsidiaries of Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK).

Alaska Communications Supports FCC Keep Americans Connected Pledge

Friday, March 13, 2020 - 6:10pm

Alaska Communications (NASDAQ: ALSK) supports FCC Chairman Ajit Pais Keep Americans Connected Pledge.

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  • Alaska Communications (NASDAQ: ALSK) supports FCC Chairman Ajit Pais Keep Americans Connected Pledge.
  • Keeping our employees safe, Alaskans connected and giving our customers peace of mind is our priority, said Alaska Communications President and CEO Bill Bishop.
  • Alaska Communications offers unlimited internet to all customers today.
  • Alaska Communications (NASDAQ: ALSK) is the leading provider of advanced broadband and managed IT services for businesses and consumers in Alaska.