Alaska Air Group reports 4.8% traffic increase for May

5 June 2014

Alaska Air Group Inc. (NYSE: ALK) said it has reported May and year-to-date operational results for its subsidiaries, Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air, and on a combined basis.

On a combined basis, Air Group reported a 4.8 percent increase in traffic on a 5.1 percent increase in capacity compared to May 2013. This resulted in a 0.3 point decrease in load factor to 85.7 percent. These statistics include flights operated by Alaska and those under capacity purchase agreements, including Horizon, SkyWest and PenAir.

Alaska reported a 4.4 percent increase in traffic on a 4.6 percent increase in capacity compared to May 2013. This resulted in a 0.3 point decrease in load factor to 86.2 percent. Alaska also reported 89.6 percent of its flights arrived on-time in May, consistent with the 89.6 percent reported in May 2013.

Horizon reported a 1.1 percent decrease in May traffic on a 0.9 percent decrease in capacity compared to May 2013. This resulted in a 0.2 point decrease in load factor to 80.2 percent. Horizon also reported 93.0 percent of its flights arrived on-time in May, compared to the 90.8 percent reported in May 2013.

Alaska Airlines, a subsidiary of Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK), together with its partner regional airlines, serves over 100 cities through an expansive network in Alaska, the Lower 48, Hawaii, Canada and Mexico. For reservations, visit www.alaskaair.com.

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