6 May 2014
Alaska Air Group Inc. (NYSE: ALK) said it has reported April and year-to-date operational results for its subsidiaries, Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air, and on a combined basis.
Alaska reported a 4.3 percent increase in traffic on a 4.3 percent increase in capacity compared to April 2013. This resulted in a flat load factor of 86.8 percent. Alaska also reported 90.1 percent of its flights arrived on-time in April, compared to the 86.8 percent reported in April 2013.
Horizon reported April traffic and capacity that was similar with April 2013, and the resulting load factor was consistent at 78.3 percent. Horizon also reported 93.3 percent of its flights arrived on-time in April, compared to the 89.3 percent reported in April 2013.
On a combined basis, Air Group reported a 4.9 percent increase in traffic on a 4.9 percent increase in capacity compared to April 2013. This resulted in a flat load factor of 86.1 percent. These statistics include flights operated by Alaska and those under capacity purchase agreements, including Horizon, SkyWest and PenAir.
Alaska Airlines, a subsidiary of Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK), together with its partner regional airlines, serves nearly 100 cities through an expansive network in Alaska, the Lower 48, Hawaii, Canada and Mexico. Its website is at www.alaskaair.com.