Alaska Air Group Inc


  • Out of My Way! TSA PreCheck Expands at Airports Thursday, 28 Mar 2013 | 11:30 AM ET
    A TSA agent waits for passengers at the Miami International Airport.

    United passengers can now use expedited security at Austin and Cleveland airports. Expect more airlines to sign up for expedited screening.

  • Midday Movers: IBM, NFLX & More Wednesday, 13 Mar 2013 | 1:12 PM ET

    Take a look at some of Wednesday's midday movers:

  • Self-Service Checked Bag Machines at Washington Reagan National Airport

    American has expanded do-it-yourself checked baggage tagging to Washington Reagan National Airport. Self-service is likely to extend to other carriers, and could mean fewer on-site employees.

  • American Airlines and US Airways aircraft sit on the tarmac at Ronald Reagan National Airport in Arlington, Virginia.

    After more than a year of courtship, US Airways is just days from finally merging with American Airlines, and some are wondering if this is the end of the line for the run-up in airline stocks.

  • Tweet Me! American Ranks as Chattiest US Airline: Study Wednesday, 30 Jan 2013 | 2:48 PM ET

    The top 10 U.S. airlines on Twitter, including those who interact the most with passengers, according to a new study.

  • Will Tech Earnings Charge Up the Stock Market Rally? Friday, 18 Jan 2013 | 8:33 PM ET
    Google Maps app for Apple ios.

    A flood of earnings reports, including major technology and industrial companies, could make or break the stock market’s surprise January rally in the week ahead.

  • Stocks Tumble 2% for Week, Spooked by 'Cliff' Talks Friday, 28 Dec 2012 | 5:19 PM ET

    Stocks took another beating Friday, after a report that President Barack Obama said he is not going to make a new budget offer during the "fiscal cliff" summit at the White House.

  • Futures Slump as Time Running Out for 'Cliff' Deal Friday, 28 Dec 2012 | 9:13 AM ET

    Stock index futures were lower across the board Friday, as Wall Street nervously looked to Washington to see if a deal on the "fiscal cliff" could be struck before the end of the year.

  • Flights Amid Storms More Likely to Be Canceled Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | 10:24 AM ET

    Airlines are increasingly canceling flights ahead of predicted storms due to better technology and new federal rules that punish airlines if they keep passengers waiting in planes too long, analysts said.

  • Airline frequent flier accounts can expire without activity over a certain timeframe. But get them back (for a fee).

  • Flying the Diet-Friendly Skies Gets Easier Friday, 23 Nov 2012 | 10:18 AM ET

    Some airlines are beginning to offer higher-quality and healthier meal options, according to a new survey ranking North American airlines. Where does your preferred airline rank?

  • American joins other airlines in rolling out "do it yourself" machines at airports, speeding up check-in times and boarding for some fliers. But will this translate into fewer airport agents?

  • Airline stocks mixed, reflecting earnings Thursday, 25 Oct 2012 | 3:54 PM ET

    United Continental Holdings Inc.' s profit tumbled to $6 million after earning $653 million in the same quarter last year, and the results fell short of Wall Street's expectations.

  • Alaska Air's 3Q profit more than doubles Thursday, 25 Oct 2012 | 8:34 AM ET

    SEATTLE-- Alaska Airlines' parent company more than doubled third-quarter profit as traffic grew and its planes were fuller. Alaska Air Group Inc. said Thursday that net income rose to $163.4 million, or $2.27 per share, compared with $77.5 million, or $1.06 per share, a year ago. The figures include Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air.

  • Oct 11- U.S. carrier Alaska Airlines said on Thursday it will buy 50 737 single-aisle jetliners, worth $5 billion at list prices, from Boeing Co in its largest order yet. The order includes 37 of Boeing's upcoming 737 MAX, the new-engine variant of the popular 737 that offers better fuel efficiency.

  • Alaska Airlines inks deal for 50 new Boeing 737s Thursday, 11 Oct 2012 | 8:26 AM ET

    NEW YORK-- Alaska Airlines is buying 50 of Boeing Co.' s new 737 s in a deal worth $5 billion at sticker prices. Alaska, operated by Seattle's Alaska Air Group Inc., won't pay full price. The order includes 37 of Boeing's redesigned 737, which it calls the Max.

  • UPDATE 1-Alaska Airlines orders 50 Boeing aircraft Thursday, 11 Oct 2012 | 6:31 AM ET

    Oct 11- Alaska Airlines said it will buy 50 Boeing 737 single-aisle jetliners, worth $5 billion at list prices, in its largest order yet. Alaska Airlines, which runs an all- Boeing fleet, said the aircraft will be delivered between 2015 and 2022..

  • U.S. stock futures signal flat to higher Wall St open Thursday, 11 Oct 2012 | 4:25 AM ET

    LONDON, Oct 11-* U.S. stock index futures pointed to a flat to higher open on Wall Street on Thursday, with futures for the S&P 500 rising 0.2 percent, the Dow Jones trading flat and the Nasdaq 100 gaining 0.3 percent.

  • Alaska Airlines to order 50 Boeing aircraft - WSJ Thursday, 11 Oct 2012 | 2:47 AM ET

    Oct 11- Alaska Air Group Inc, parent company of Alaska Airlines, will order 50 Boeing Co 737 single-aisle jetliners on Thursday, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing two people familiar with the matter. The order is expected to include Boeing's current generation 737 aircraft and the updated 737 MAX-8 and MAX-9 jetliners, the daily said.

  • Alaska Airlines: Operations returning to normal Monday, 8 Oct 2012 | 9:30 PM ET

    SEATTLE-- Alaska Airlines said flights were running close to normal late Monday after a fiber-optic outage shut down its ticketing system for more than four hours, causing the airline and its regional carrier to cancel 78 flights, affecting nearly 7,000 customers. The problems were caused by two severed fiber-optic lines in Sprint's network.