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Alaska Air Group Reports July Traffic, Record Load Factors

8/3/2010 2:16:22 PM

SEATTLE - Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK) today reported July operational results for its subsidiaries, Alaska Airlines (Alaska) and Horizon Air (Horizon).

ALASKA AIRLINES

Alaska reported an 11.0 percent increase in traffic on a 7.1 percent increase in capacity, resulting in a 3.1-point increase in load factor to a record 87.4 percent. Alaska also reported that 88.6 percent of its flights arrived on time in July 2010, a 1.4-point increase compared to the 87.2 percent reported in July 2009.

The following table shows the operational results for July 2010 and for the first seven months of 2010, compared to the prior-year periods:
2010

July2009



Change

2010

Year-to-Date2009

Change

Revenue passenger miles RPMs (in millions) 1,986


1,790 11.0%

11,530

10,583

9.0%

Available seat miles
ASMs (in millions)

2,274



2,123



7.1%



13,927



13,495



3.2%

Passenger load factor 87.4%

84.3%

3.1pts

82.8%

78.4%

4.4pts

Revenue passengers (in thousands) 1,619

1,507

7.4%

9,431

9,063

4.1%

On-time arrivals as reported to U.S. DOT 88.6%

87.2%

1.4pts

88.5%

80.2%

8.3pts

HORIZON AIR

Horizon reported a 1.3 percent increase in traffic on flat capacity compared to July 2009, resulting in a 1.0-point increase in load factor to a record 81.6 percent.  Horizon also reported that 81.5 percent of its flights arrived on time in July 2010, a 6.8-point decrease compared to the 88.3 percent reported in July 2009.

The following table shows the operational results for July 2010 and for the first seven months of 2010, compared to the prior-year periods:

2010

July2009



Change

2010

Year-to-Date2009

Change

RPMs (in millions) 241

238

1.3%

1,430

1,371

4.3%

ASMs (in millions)

296



296



0.0%



1,922



1,911



0.6%

Passenger load factor 81.6%

80.6%

1.0pts

74.4%

71.8%

2.6pts

Revenue passengers (in thousands) 645

637

1.3%

3,934

3,877

1.5%

On-time arrivals 81.5

88.3%

(6.8)pts

88.2%

85.5%

2.7pts


Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air, subsidiaries of Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK), together serve more than 90 cities through an expansive network in Alaska, the Lower 48, Hawaii, Canada and Mexico. Alaska Airlines ranked "Highest in Customer Satisfaction Among Traditional Network Carriers" in the J.D. Power and Associates 2008, 2009 and 2010 North America Airline Satisfaction StudiesSM. For reservations, visit alaskaair.com. For more news and information, visit the Alaska Airlines/Horizon Air Newsroom at alaskaair.com/newsroom

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