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SEATTLE-- Alaska Airlines' parent company said Wednesday that its traffic rose 5.1 percent last month as its number of available seats grew. Alaska, which is run by Alaska Air Group Inc., reported a 5 percent increase in capacity compared with a year earlier. Alaska Air Group shares rose 88 cents, or 2.5 percent, to $36.56 in afternoon trading.
Oct 3- Alaska Air Group Inc:. *Alaska Air Group combined september load factor of 83.5 percent. *Alaska Air Group reports september operational results.
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Two airline analysts turned cautious Wednesday, citing higher oil prices and tepid demand.
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American Airlines is resisting the campaign by US Airways to merge, saying it can exit bankruptcy reorganization strong enough to compete with United and Delta.
In a speech at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., US Airways CEO Doug Parker outlined why US Airways and American Airlines should merge.
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Stocks recovered from their worst levels but still finished lower Wednesday in choppy trading, after minutes of the Federal Reserve's latest meeting offered no strong hints about more easing to prop up the sluggish economy.
U.S. stock index futures rose Wednesday, after stocks fell for four-consecutive sessions, as investors looked ahead to the minutes of the latest Fed meeting to find out how close the central bank was to delivering a third round of quantitative easing in addition to extending Operation Twist through to the end of 2012.
Purchasing an airline ticket means you agree to the terms of the airline's "contract of carriage." But many travelers don't realize these contracts are written in the airline's favor, limiting your rights when something goes wrong.
A new terminal is set to open Wednesday at Las Vegas McCarran International Airport, adding 14 new gates, easing congestion and enabling future growth.
The Transportation Security Administration's "PreCheck" expedited security screening program expanded to more airports and airlines this week.
Alaska Airlines quietly introduced new checked bag fees for some first class passengers, a first for any U.S. airline.
Airports and some airlines understand the needs of digital travelers and are making more electrical outlets available.
More airlines are hoping to discourage passengers from bringing oversize carry-on bags to the gate by adding fees. Is your favorite airline next?
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Alaska Airlines debuted a DIY checked-bagging system at its largest hub on Tuesday. Travelers flying out of Seattle-Tacoma can apply bag tags themselves during the check-in process. Alaska will introduce the feature at more U.S. airports this summer.
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More airlines are installing equipment that will allow passengers to use Wi-Fi-enabled devices during flights for internet connectivity and new entertainment options, according to a new market research report.