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Airline Weekly - April 4, 2016

Airline Weekly - April 4, 2016 - The Eskimo and the Virgin: Why mess with success? Alaska Airlines thinks buying Virgin America will keep it on top

Cover Story THE ESKIMO AND THE VIRGIN: WHY MESS WITH SUCCESS? ALASKA AIRLINES THINKS BUYING VIRGIN AMERICA WILL KEEP IT ON TOP Aside from its much smaller rival Allegiant, Alaska Airlines was the most profitable airline in the world last year, measured by operating profit margin. That’s right—in the entire world. So why, rather than just resting on its bountiful laurels, is Alaska on the verge...

$50.00 - 12 pages

Airline Weekly - July 22, 2013

Airline Weekly - July 22, 2013 - Sleeping Soundly in Seattle: Alaska Airlines faces a host of new pressures. But all signs point to continued success.

Cover Story SLEEPING SOUNDLY IN SEATTLE: ALASKA AIRLINES FACES A HOST OF NEW PRESSURES. BUT ALL SIGNS POINT TO CONTINUED SUCCESS. When most U.S. airlines report their second-quarter earnings this week, Alaska Airlines will likely report numbers that were worse this year than last. But Alaska has higher standards than most. In the entire world, only three airlines—Allegiant, Spirit and Air Arabia—topped...

$50.00 - 12 pages

Airline Weekly - February 12, 2007

Airline Weekly - February 12, 2007 - West Coast Warrior: Alaska Airlines succeeds with a unique network and business model

Cover Story WEST COAST WARRIOR: ALASKA AIRLINES SUCCEEDS WITH A UNIQUE NETWORK AND BUSINESS MODEL Several U.S. airlines returned to profitability in 2006. But one had its best year ever. Alaska Airlines, with its unique network and business model, earned a company-record $138m net profit in 2006, excluding nonrecurring items like worker severance and fleet renewal costs, both linked to a major restructuring...

$50.00 - 12 pages