Alaska Airlines

Business
6:25 pm
Thu July 24, 2014

Alaska Air Says It's Holding Its Own Against Delta Onslaught

An Alaska Airlines 737 plane.
Alaska Airlines

The intensifying competition between Alaska Airlines and rival Delta Air Lines in the Western skies does not seem to be hurting the bottom line of either company.

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Business
4:11 pm
Fri April 25, 2014

Alaska Air CEO 'Confident' As Delta Spreads Wings On Home Turf

Airline rivals and allies converge at Atlanta's airport this week.

Originally published on Fri April 25, 2014 4:59 pm

The parent company of Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air announced strong earnings for the first quarter of the year on Friday.

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Election Results
7:57 am
Wed November 6, 2013

Voters In Hailey And Ketchum Approve Tax Increases To Entice Airlines

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Residents in Ketchum and Hailey have decided to raise city taxes to subsidize commercial airline service.  

The decision green lights a 1 percent sales tax on lodging and rental cars. Ketchum's vote also adds a 1 percent retail sales tax. Groceries and gas, however, won't be included in this. 

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Economy
5:20 pm
Thu October 24, 2013

Alaska Airlines' Alliance With Delta Evolves Into 'Frenemies'

File photo of Alaska Airlines jets at SeaTac Airport.
Tom Banse Northwest News Network

You've probably heard this phrase before when discussing a messy relationship: "It's complicated." Those are the words the president of Alaska and Horizon airlines used Thursday to describe the state of the alliance between the Seattle-based carriers and Delta Air Lines.

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Sequester
2:18 pm
Thu April 25, 2013

Alaska Air Group CEO Calls FAA Furloughs "Unfathomable"

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The head of Alaska Airlines has choice words for the air traffic controller furloughs that started Sunday. Alaska Air Group C-E-O Brad Tilden today called the travel impact of automatic federal budget cuts "unfathomable."

Sister carriers Alaska and Horizon Air say delays and cancelations have been most noticeable on flights to Los Angeles this week.

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Air Travel
2:45 pm
Mon October 8, 2012

Alaska Airlines Apologizes for Delay

Updated October 8, 3:55 p.m.

Alaska Airline, which has flights to and from Boise,  has experienced delays today.

Company president and CEO Brad Tilden says a power outage in Wisconsin affected he airlines’ internet connection, and its ability to check in passengers. The system is now back up but the airline reports there are long delays for checking in online.

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