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    Q2 2022 Alaska Air Group, Inc. Earnings Conference Call
    07/21/22 11:30 AM EDT
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Toggle Summary Alaska Airlines corporate sustainable aviation fuels program adds Deloitte as participant with business travel emissions-reduction agreement
SEATTLE , Aug. 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Alaska Airlines and Deloitte announced an agreement to advance purchase and use of sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) through Alaska's new corporate SAF program, part of the company's Ever Green program to advance environmental sustainability.
Toggle Summary Alaska Airlines launches new program to advance sustainable aviation fuels through corporate partnerships, shared learning
Launch builds on 2020 program which marked first-in-the-US agreement with corporate partners to reduce business travel emissions through sustainable aviation fuels. SEATTLE , Aug. 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines is taking the next step in advancing sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) as part
Toggle Summary IAM-represented employees at Alaska Airlines ratify two-year contract extension
SEATTLE , Aug. 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines' airport customer service agents, stores, cargo, ground service and reservations agents, who are represented by the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM), have ratified a two-year contract extension.
Toggle Summary Alaska Airlines makes significant investment in sustainable aviation fuel
Alaska is set to offtake 185 million gallons of sustainable aviation fuel from Gevo over five years beginning in 2026 SEATTLE , Aug. 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines announced today it has finalized an agreement with biofuel company Gevo Inc., to purchase its most significant sustainable
Toggle Summary Alaska Airlines cooks up new vegan and plant-based options for travelers seeking fresh, healthy options
We've filled our flight menu with a range of fresh, bright flavors inspired by the West Coast SEATTLE , July 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- This summer, Alaska Airlines guests can veg out on board with more gluten friendly, plant-based and vegan meal options available in all cabins.      We're listening
Toggle Summary Alaska Air Group delivers record-breaking second quarter 2022 results
Generated record quarterly revenues of $2.7 billion on improved operational performance; flew record load factor of 88% reflecting strong demand SEATTLE , July 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK) today announced another quarter of improvement in its financial results for the
Toggle Summary Alaska Airlines becomes first U.S. airline to launch electronic bag tag program
SAN JOSE, Calif. , July 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines announced on Tuesday it's poised to become the first U.S. airline to launch an electronic bag tag program later this year.      "This technology allows our guests to tag their own bags in just seconds and makes the entire check-in
Toggle Summary Twelve and Alaska Airlines to collaborate with Microsoft to advance sustainable aviation fuel derived from recaptured CO2 and renewable energy
Under the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) agreement Twelve will also work with the companies toward a demonstration flight proving viability of commercial use of e-fuel, and to provide low carbon jet fuel for Microsoft's business travel on Alaska BERKELEY, Calif and SEATTLE , July 14, 2022
Toggle Summary Alaska Air Group announces webcast of second-quarter 2022 financial results
SEATTLE  , July 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Group Inc. , the parent company of Alaska Airlines Inc. and Horizon Air Industries Inc. , will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss 2022 second quarter financial results at 11:30 a.m. EDT / 8:30 a.m. PDT , Thursday, July 21, 2022 .
Toggle Summary Alaska Airlines surprises employees with 90,000 miles to travel the globe
Alaska Airlines is celebrating its 90th anniversary by giving all employees the gift of travel. SEATTLE , July 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- While many of us were instructed to stay home during the pandemic, airline employees were part of the essential workforce who remained on the front lines.
Toggle Summary From customer service agent to VP: Celley Buchanan elected vice president of airport operations and customer service at Alaska Airlines
SEATTLE , June 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines' board of directors has elected Celley Buchanan vice president of airport operations and customer service. In this role she is responsible for all aspects of the airline's airport operations across its broad network, excluding Seattle .
Toggle Summary Hello there, Cleveland! Hey, Miami! Alaska Airlines now flies to two new destinations
We've also added new nonstop routes that connect Boise to Idaho Falls and Las Vegas ; new nonstop flight between Anchorage and Salt Lake City starts service this weekend SEATTLE , June 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- With the official start of summer just days away, Alaska Airlines is once again expanding
Toggle Summary Justin Neff named president of McGee Air Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Alaska Airlines
SEATTLE , June 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors for McGee Air Services Inc. today named Justin Neff president of the wholly-owned ground operations subsidiary of Alaska Airlines .     Neff joins McGee after eight years working at Alaska Airlines , most recently as managing director of
Toggle Summary Alaska Airlines names new 25-year airline veteran to lead inflight team
SEATTLE , June 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines' board of directors named Matt Prainito vice president of inflight, as part of the airline's goal to bring together its frontline operation and provide a foundation for growth. Prainito will lead strategy and operations for Alaska's flight
Toggle Summary Alaska Airlines names 30-year industry veteran new senior vice president of airport operations
SEATTLE , May 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines' board of directors has promoted 30-year airline veteran Wayne Newton to senior vice president of airport operations and customer services. In addition to overseeing airport and cargo operations across 125 locations and a team of employees and
Toggle Summary Aircraft technicians at Horizon Air ratify new two-year contract
SEATTLE , May 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Horizon Air aircraft technicians and fleet service agents, who are represented by the Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association (AMFA), have ratified a new two-year contract. The contract was approved by 91% of those employees who voted.
Toggle Summary Alaska Airlines launches new Star Wars-themed aircraft to celebrate adventures to 'Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge' at Disneyland Resort
Fans wearing their favorite Star Wars clothing today enjoy early boarding on their flights SEATTLE , May 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines joined forces with Disneyland Resort today, May the Fourth, to unveil a new, one-of-its-kind Star Wars -themed aircraft that even Chewbacca would be proud
Toggle Summary Show your Star Wars spirit on Alaska Airlines and board early this 'May the Fourth'
Guests wearing their favorite Star Wars clothing on any May 4 flight will enjoy priority boarding SEATTLE , May 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Attention all Star Wars fans: If you have a flight on Alaska Airlines on May 4, 2022 , you might want to break out your vintage Luke Skywalker T -shirt, way too
Toggle Summary Alaska Airlines names new vice president of finance and controller
SEATTLE , April 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines has named Emily Halverson vice president of finance and controller for Alaska Airlines and Alaska Air Group . As Alaska's vice president of finance and controller, Halverson will set the strategy for and oversee financial reporting, payroll,
Toggle Summary Alaska Air Group reports first quarter 2022 results
SEATTLE , April 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK) today reported financial results for its first quarter ending March 31, 2022 and provided outlook for the second quarter ending June 30, 2022 . " Alaska has a proven track record and a resilient business model that delivers in
Toggle Summary Dispatchers at Alaska Airlines ratify new five-year contract
SEATTLE , April 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines' 100 dispatchers, who are represented by the Transport Workers Union (TWU), have ratified a new five-year contract. The contract was approved by 81% of those employees who voted. The new contract includes increased pay with a mid-term market
Toggle Summary Alaska Airlines is all-in at Paine Field - our full schedule resumes this June
Our guests can fly on 18 peak daily departures this summer, including San Francisco flights; Everett airport north of Seattle saves time and offers added convenience for many flyers SEATTLE , April 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- After an exceptionally long two years, our guests are flying again – ready
Toggle Summary Alaska Air Group to announce financial results
SEATTLE , April 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Group, Inc. , the parent company of Alaska Airlines, Inc. and Horizon Air Industries Inc. , will announce its 2022 first quarter financial results on Thursday, April 21, 2022 .  A conference call is scheduled at 11:30 a.m. Eastern time / 8:30 a.m.
Toggle Summary Eight is great! Alaska Airlines launches new $8 flat rate for streaming-fast satellite Wi-Fi
Guests can also enjoy new inflight offerings, including delicious springtime menu selections in all cabins along with new array of movies and TV shows in our entertainment library SEATTLE , April 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The fast satellite Wi-Fi that's had you surfing and streaming with ease on your
Toggle Summary Paradise found! Alaska Airlines and Air Tahiti Nui announce new partnership
South Pacific airline starts new nonstop service between Seattle and French Polynesia this fall; Mileage Plan members can earn and redeem miles for flights to aspirational destinations SEATTLE , March 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- With more of us ready to venture out once again to incredible
Toggle Summary Alaska Air Group and Bank of America Renew Long-Term Partnership Agreement
Continues Longstanding Relationship Through 2030 Expanded Partnership will Further Drive Credit Card Acquisition and Loyalty; Strengthened Benefits to be Introduced in the Second Half of 2022 NEW YORK , March 24, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Group Inc.
Toggle Summary Alaska Air Group provides update on long-term growth strategy
Company to host Investor Day in New York City today; unveils long-term financial framework and provides full-year 2022 outlook NEW YORK , March 24, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Group Inc. (NYSE: ALK), the parent company of Alaska Airlines Inc. and Horizon Air Industries Inc.
Toggle Summary Alaska Air Group to hold Investor Relations Day
SEATTLE , March 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Group Inc. , the parent company of Alaska Airlines Inc. and Horizon Air Industries Inc. , today announced it will hold an Investor Relations Day in New York City from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. ET on March 24, 2022 .
Toggle Summary Alaska Air Group to participate in J.P Morgan 2022 Industrials Conference
SEATTLE , March 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Group Inc. , the parent company of Alaska Airlines Inc. and Horizon Air Industries Inc. , today announced it will webcast a fireside chat with CFO Shane Tackett at 1:20 p.m. ET   March 15, 2022 , from the J. P Morgan Industrials Conference .
Toggle Summary Training the next generation of pilots: Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air launch Ascend Pilot Academy
Applications now open for aspiring commercial pilots PORTLAND, Ore. , March 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines and its regional partner Horizon Air are teaming up with Hillsboro Aero Academy , a premier flight school in the Pacific Northwest , to launch the Ascend Pilot Academy (APA).
Toggle Summary Alaska Airlines and our oneworld partners celebrate arriving in style at our home airport
New International Arrivals Facility in Seattle set to welcome first passengers; oneworld airlines will offer the most nonstop flights to international destinations from SEA this summer SEATTLE , March 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Marking a new era at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport , Alaska
Toggle Summary Alaska Air Group to participate in Raymond James 43rd Annual Institutional Investors Conference
SEATTLE , March 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Group Inc., the parent company of Alaska Airlines Inc. and Horizon Air Industries Inc. , today announced it will webcast a fireside chat with CFO Shane Tackett at 8:40 a.m. EDT , March 8, 2022 , from the Raymond James Institutional Investors
Toggle Summary Putting our best fleet forward: Alaska Airlines recalibrates Boeing 737-9 order
With addition of new models, the 737-10s and 737-8s will maximize profit potential SEATTLE , March 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines announced plans today to broaden our mainline fleet by adjusting our current 737-9 aircraft order with Boeing to include the bigger 737-10 and longer-range
Toggle Summary Alaska Airlines launches first-ever flight subscription service in the US - say yes to more adventures with Flight Pass
Flight Pass benefits for travel lovers include a flat fee, peace of mind, and more flexibility to explore California and major West Coast destinations SEATTLE , Feb. 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- As the only major airline headquartered on the West Coast , Alaska Airlines is blazing a new path for travel
Toggle Summary Alaska Air Group names Patricia Bedient board chair as Brad Tilden retires
Part of the airline's long-planned leadership succession SEATTLE , Feb. 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Group's (AAG) Board of Directors announced today that Lead Independent Director Patricia Bedient will replace Brad Tilden as chair of the company's Board of Directors, effective May 5, 2022 .
Toggle Summary More space to lounge? We're on it! Alaska Airlines unveils major investment to expand and remodel popular Lounges in Seattle and Portland
All-new lounges planned for both airports with significant renovations in the near term SEATTLE , Feb. 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines has targeted a significant, multi-million dollar renovation and expansion of our most popular Lounges with plans for all-new locations at both at Seattle
Toggle Summary Alaska Airlines expands Finnair codeshare agreement for deeper global reach
SEATTLE , Feb. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines has announced today a significant codeshare expansion with our European one world partner Finnair, the latest in a series of partnership expansions for Alaska since joining the global alliance in March 2021 .
Toggle Summary Alaska Air Group delivers strong fourth quarter 2021 and full-year results
Achieved adjusted pre-tax margin of 2.4% and debt-to-cap ratio of 49% SEATTLE , Jan. 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --  Alaska Air Group Inc. (NYSE: ALK) today announced another quarter of improvement in its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2021 , and provided an
Toggle Summary Alaska Air Group to announce financial results
SEATTLE , Jan. 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Group, Inc. , the parent company of Alaska Airlines, Inc. and Horizon Air Industries Inc. , will announce its 2021 fourth quarter financial results on Thursday, January 27, 2022 .  A conference call is scheduled at 11:30 a.m.
Toggle Summary Alaska Airlines names new regional vice president of California
Industry veteran Neil Thwaites will lead long-term strategic growth for the Golden State SEATTLE , Jan. 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines named Neil Thwaites as the new regional vice president of California . In this role, Thwaites will develop and deliver upon Alaska's strategic objectives