2017 News releases

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    Q1 2018 Alaska Air Group, Inc. Earnings Conference Call
    04/23/18 8:30 AM PDT
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Toggle Summary Alaska Airlines offers devoted customers more benefits - in the air and on the ground
New promotions reward loyal guests with quicker ways to earn elite status and more miles SEATTLE , June 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Starting today, Alaska Airlines customers and members of the award-winning Mileage Plan have three new promotions to enjoy.
Toggle Summary Alaska Airlines & partners serve up season's first Copper River salmon to first responders
Trident Seafoods, Ocean Beauty Seafoods, Copper River Marketing Association and Tom Douglas partner to salute local medical professionals SEATTLE , May 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 200 health care workers at Swedish Medical Center – Ballard will be among the first to enjoy the season's first
Toggle Summary Alaska Air Group reports first quarter 2020 results; COVID-19 response
In the news release, Alaska Air Group reports first quarter 2020 results; COVID-19 response, issued 05-May-2020 by Alaska Air Group over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that in the Guests and Employees section, fourth bullet, should read "Any elite-qualifying miles earned between January
Toggle Summary Alaska Airlines to require face masks for frontline employees and flyers
SEATTLE , May 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- To align with the Centers for Disease Control ( CDC ) recommendations and to keep employees and guests safe, face masks will be mandatory for guests starting May 11 and for Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air employees who cannot maintain six feet of social
Toggle Summary Alaska Air Cargo begins testing passenger aircraft to fly critical cargo
SEATTLE , April 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Cargo announced it will fly passenger jets as cargo-only flights to carry essential goods like mail, medical equipment, e-commerce packages and food throughout its domestic network. Filling the passenger cabin with cargo will backfill the loss in
Toggle Summary Alaska Airlines launches #MillionMealsChallenge to feed families in need
Employees and guests encouraged to support local food banks SEATTLE , April 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines and the Alaska Airlines Foundation , an independent 501(c)(3) non-profit, have donated more than 1 million meals to help local food banks across the country support the most
Toggle Summary Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air announce receipt of payroll support program funds under CARES Act
SEATTLE , April 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air finalized agreements today with the U.S. Treasury Department and accepted full disbursement of funds through the Payroll Support Program (PSP) under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, subject to
Toggle Summary Alaska Airlines Foundation grants awarded to address critical community needs
SEATTLE , April 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Alaska Airlines Foundation is awarding $315,000 to 23 nonprofits in Alaska , California , Hawaii , Oregon and Washington . These LIFT grants, the first round of 2020, are in response to urgent needs of food insecurity, shelter, remote educational support
Toggle Summary Alaska Air Group to announce financial results
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 . A conference call is scheduled at 11:30 a.m. Eastern time / 8:30 a.m.
Toggle Summary Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air announce details of aid expected under the CARES Act
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.
Toggle Summary Alaska Airlines announces schedule reductions and other changes to conserve cash
SEATTLE , March 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines today announced plans to reduce its flight schedule for April and May by approximately 70% following historic and unprecedented falloff in demand related to the COVID-19 outbreak across the U.S. and beyond.
Toggle Summary Alaska Airlines promotes Brooke Vatheuer to new role of vice president strategic performance at its Seattle hub
SEATTLE , March 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines, Inc.'s board of directors today elected Brooke Vatheuer to the new position of vice president strategic performance – Seattle , where she will lead the airline's growing, hometown hub at Sea-Tac International Airport .
Toggle Summary Alaska Airlines announces daily nonstop service between Seattle and Cincinnati
Southern Ohio city becomes the newest destination for the airline SEATTLE , March 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines celebrates its continuing growth with the announcement of new service to a brand-new destination for the airline: Cincinnati . Daily nonstop service between Seattle-Tacoma
Toggle Summary Alaska Air Group to webcast presentation at the J.P. Morgan Aviation, Transportation & Industrials Conference
SEATTLE , March 4, 2020 /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 President Ben Minicucci at the J.P. Morgan Aviation , Transportation and Industrials Conference on Tuesday,
Toggle Summary Alaska Air Group reports fourth quarter 2019 and full-year results; raises dividend 7%
SEATTLE , Jan. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Dividend Increase: Announced today a 7% increase in the quarterly dividend, from $0.35 per share to $0.375 per share. This is the seventh time the company has raised the dividend since initiating the quarterly dividend in July 2013 , with a cumulative
Toggle Summary Alaska Airlines introduces a new uniform designed to top safety standards
First U.S. airline to receive STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX® certification for its Luly Yang custom-designed uniform collection SEATTLE , Jan. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines is rolling out its new Luly Yang custom-designed uniform collection certified to STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX®, the highest
Toggle Summary Alaska Airlines to launch daily nonstop service between Seattle and Monterey, California
SEATTLE , Jan. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines announced today it will begin daily nonstop service between Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and Monterey Regional Airport (MRY) in central California , further solidifying Alaska as the number one airline between the Pacific Northwest and
Toggle Summary Alaska Air Group reports December 2019 and full-year operational results
SEATTLE , Jan. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Group Inc. today reported December and full-year operational results on a consolidated basis, for its mainline operations operated by subsidiary Alaska Airlines Inc. and for its regional flying operated by subsidiary Horizon Air Industries Inc.
Toggle Summary Alaska Airlines promotes veteran leaders to focus on creating outstanding guest experiences and continued growth
SEATTLE , Jan. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines announced today the promotion of four highly experienced leaders who will emphasize the importance of providing remarkable guest experiences and creating continued future growth for the company. Effective immediately, Sangita Woerner has been
Toggle Summary Alaska Airlines harnesses Northern Lights forecast data for bucket list trip
Making New Year's travel resolutions more affordable through the power of science SEATTLE , Jan. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Chasing the Northern Lights is now within reach. Starting Jan. 13 , flyers will have the opportunity to escape to the winter wonderland of Alaska for snowshoeing, cross-country
Toggle Summary Alaska Air Group to announce financial results
SEATTLE , Jan. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Group Inc. , the parent company of Alaska Airlines Inc. and Horizon Air Industries Inc. , will announce its fourth quarter and full year 2019 financial results on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020 . A conference call is scheduled at 4:30 p.m.
Toggle Summary Alaska Air Group Chief Financial Officer Brandon Pedersen to Retire; Shane Tackett to Assume CFO Role
SEATTLE , Jan. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Group announced today that Brandon Pedersen , Chief Financial Officer since 2010, plans to retire on March 2 . Shane Tackett , currently Alaska's executive vice president of planning and strategy will succeed Pedersen, focusing on execution of the