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Alaska Air Group Reports April 2018 Operational Results


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Credit: Alaska Airlines

 

SEATTLE, WA—Alaska Air Group Inc. (NYSE: ALK) reported April operational results on a consolidated basis for its mainline operations flown by subsidiaries Alaska Airlines Inc. (Alaska) and Virgin America Inc. (Virgin America), and for its regional flying operated by subsidiary Horizon Air Industries Inc. (Horizon) and third-party regional carriers SkyWest Airlines and Peninsula Airlines.

On January 11, 2018, Alaska and Virgin America consolidated their operations onto a Single Operating Certificate (SOC). Results for Alaska and Virgin America have been combined into a single mainline operation.

AIR GROUP
On a combined basis for all operations, Air Group reported a 5.8 percent increase in traffic on an 8.7 percent increase in capacity compared to April 2017. Load factor decreased 2.3 points to 84.3 percent.

The following table shows the operational results for April and year-to-date, compared to the prior-year periods:

MAINLINE
Mainline reported a 4.4 percent increase in traffic on a 7.4 percent increase in capacity compared to April 2017. Load factor decreased 2.4 points to 84.8 percent. Mainline also reported 83.4 percent of its flights arrived on time in April 2018, compared to 77.1 percent reported in April 2017.

Mainline operational results reflect both Alaska and Virgin America combined. The following table shows mainline operational results for April and year-to-date, compared to the prior-year periods:

REGIONAL
Regional traffic increased 23.4 percent on a 23.8 percent increase in capacity compared to April 2017. Load factor decreased 0.3 points to 79.4 percent. Alaska's regional partners also reported 85.6 percent of its flights arrived on time in April 2018, compared to 86.6 percent in April 2017.

The following table shows regional operational results for April and year-to-date, compared to the prior-year periods:

 

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