Profile: Alaska Air Group Inc (ALK)
24 Mar 2017
Alaska Air Group, Inc., incorporated on March 15, 1985, is a holding company of Alaska Airlines (Alaska) and Horizon Air (Horizon). The Company operates through three segments: Alaska Mainline, Alaska Regional and Horizon. Alaska operates a fleet of passenger jets (mainline) and contracts with Horizon, SkyWest Airlines, Inc. (SkyWest) and Peninsula Airways, Inc. (PenAir) for regional capacity. The Company serves approximately 100 cities through a network in Alaska, the Lower 48, Hawaii, Canada, Mexico and Costa Rica. The Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan program provides a suite of frequent flier benefits. It boasts over 1,200 daily flights to approximately 120 destinations. The Company offers over 290 daily flights to approximately 50 destinations from California, including over 110 daily nonstop flights to approximately 30 destinations from over three Bay Area airports and approximately 105 daily nonstop flights to over 40 destinations from approximately four Los Angeles area airports.
The Company's Alaska Mainline segment operates the Boeing 737 part of Alaska's business. The Company offers north/south service within the western United States, Canada, Mexico and Costa Rica, as well as passenger and dedicated cargo services to and within the state of Alaska. It also provides long-haul east/west service to Hawaii and cities in the mid-continental and eastern United States from Seattle. As of December 31, 2015, Alaska’s operating fleet consisted of 147 Boeing 737 jet aircraft.
The Company's regional operations consist of flights operated by Horizon, SkyWest and PenAir. It operates in the states of Washington, Oregon, Idaho and California. As of December 31, 2015, the regional fleet operated by SkyWest consisted of eight CRJ 700 aircraft and five E175 aircraft. Additionally, Alaska Regional includes a small allocation of corporate overhead, such as information technology (IT), finance and other administrative costs incurred by Alaska and on behalf of the regional operations.
The Company's Horizon segment operates regional aircraft. Horizon operates a fleet of turboprop aircraft and sells all of its capacity to Alaska. Horizon is a regional airline in the Pacific Northwest. As of December 31, 2015, Horizon’s operating fleet consisted of 52 Bombardier Q400 turboprop aircraft. Horizon flights are listed under Alaska's designator code in airline reservation systems and in customer-facing locations.
The Company competes with Delta Air Lines.
Alaska Air Group Inc
19300 International Blvd
SEATAC WA 98188-5304
Company Web Links
- BRIEF-Alaska Air Group says CEO Bradley Tilden's total compensation for 2016 was $4.2 million
- BRIEF-Alaska Air Group reports Feb 2017 operational results
- BRIEF-Alaska Airlines announces 13 new nonstop routes from the Bay Area
- BRIEF-Alaska Air Group says for 2017, plan to grow system-wide capacity about 8.5% as compared to FY 2016 combined capacity of Air Group, Virgin America - Filing
- BRIEF-Alaska Air says employees receiving $100 mln in bonuses