Alaska Air Group Reports January TrafficSEATTLE - Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK) Feb. 2 reported January operational results for its subsidiaries, Alaska Airlines (Alaska) and Horizon Air (Horizon).
Alaska reported an increase in load factor to 77.7 percent in January 2010, compared to
71.7 percent in January 2009, on a 1.0 percent increase in available seat miles (ASMs) compared to the prior-year period. Alaska also reported that 85.7 percent of its flights arrived on time in January 2010, a 14.2-point increase compared to the 71.5 percent reported in January 2009. The following tables show the operational results for January 2010, compared to the prior-year periods:
Revenue passenger miles (RPMs) (000,000) 1,473
Available seat miles
Passenger load factor 77.7%
Revenue passengers (000) 1,184
On-time arrivals as reported to U.S. DOT 85.7%
Horizon reported an increase in load factor to 68.8 percent in January 2010, compared to 63.1 percent in January 2009. Horizon reported that 86.5 percent of its flights arrived on time in January 2010, a 14.8-point increase compared to the 71.7 percent reported in January 2009. The following tables show the operational results for January 2010, compared to the prior-year periods:
RPMs (000,000) 185
Passenger load factor 68.8%
Revenue passengers (000) 523
On-time arrivals 86.5%
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 and 2009 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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