Alaska Air Group Reports June 2014 Operational Results
7/3/2014 SEATTLE — Alaska Air Group Inc. (NYSE: ALK) today reported June and year-to-date operational results for its subsidiaries, Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air, and on a combined basis. Detailed information is provided below.
On a combined basis, Air Group reported a 5.3 percent increase in traffic on a 5.5 percent increase in capacity compared to June 2013. This resulted in a 0.2 point decrease in load factor to 86.9 percent. These statistics include flights operated by Alaska and those under capacity purchase agreements, including Horizon, SkyWest and PenAir.
The following table shows the operational results for June and year-to-date 2014, compared to the prior-year periods:
|Revenue passengers (in thousands)||2,609||2,457||6.2%||14,002||13,326||5.1%|
|Revenue passenger miles RPM (in millions)||2,733||2,596||5.3%||14,832||14,181||4.6%|
|Available seat miles ASM (in millions)||3,144||2,980||5.5%||17,341||16,530||4.9%|
|Passenger load factor||86.9%||87.1%||(0.2) pts||85.5%||85.8%||(0.3) pts|
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The following table shows Alaska’s operational results for June and year-to-date 2014, compared to the prior-year periods:
|Revenue passengers (in thousands)||1,887||1,793||5.2%||10,044||9,608||4.5%|
|RPMs (in millions)||2,475||2,364||4.7%||13,431||12,901||4.1%|
|ASMs (in millions)||2,831||2,704||4.7%||15,590||14,946||4.3%|
|Passenger load factor||87.4%||87.4%||---- pts||86.2%||86.3%||(0.1) pts|
|On-time arrivals as reported to U.S. DOT||85.9%||87.4%||(1.5) pts||87.8%||87.7%||0.1 pts|
The following table shows Horizon's operational results for June and year-to-date 2014, compared to the prior-year periods:
|Revenue passengers (in thousands)||649||614||5.7%||3,570||3,449||3.5%|
|RPMs (in millions)||193||189||2.1%||1,061||1,050||1.0%|
|ASMs (in millions)||238||225||5.8%||1,345||1,315||2.3%|
|Passenger load factor||81.1%||84.0%||(2.9) pts||78.9%||79.8%||(0.9) pts|
|On-time arrivals as reported to U.S. DOT||92.9%||89.2%||3.7 pts||88.9%||89.4%||(0.5) pts|
Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air, subsidiaries of Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK), together serve 100 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 for seven consecutive years from 2008 to 2014. Alaska Airlines' Mileage Plan also ranked highest in the 2014 Airline Loyalty/Rewards Program Satisfaction Report. For reservations, visit www.alaskaair.com. For more news and information, visit the Alaska Airlines Newsroom at www.alaskaair.com/newsroom.