Horizon Air elects George Knobloch as VP of maintenance and engineering

PORTLAND, Ore., 2017-Jul-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Horizon Air’s board of directors has elected George Knobloch as vice president of maintenance and engineering, effective immediately. In his new role, Knobloch will oversee maintenance and engineering operations at the airlines’ six maintenance facilities and a team of more than 400 employees. Knobloch will be based in Portland, Horizon… Read the full press release

Earn and Use Miles On Flights to Europe With Alaska Airlines and Condor Airlines Partnership

New global partner gives Alaska frequent flier members travel and mileage accrual to Europe Seattle, 2017-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines today announced Condor Airlines as its newest partner, giving members of its award-wining Mileage Plan more opportunities to earn and use miles on flights to Europe. Condor flies nonstop to Frankfurt, Germany… Read the full press release

Horizon Air to begin using its Required Navigation Performance instrument approach procedure at Friedman Memorial Airport

New procedures will increase reliability and reduce weather-related diversions by 95 percent SEATTLE, 2016-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines’ sister carrier, Horizon Air, has received approval from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to begin using its proprietary Required Navigation Performance (RNP) instrument approach procedure at Friedman Memorial Airport near Sun Valley. The procedure is expected… Read the full press release

Horizon Air announces purchase of 30 new three-class Embraer E175 jets for Alaska Airlines

Inflight amenities include Wi-Fi and inflight entertainment Portland, Oregon, 2016-Apr-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Horizon Air today announced it will grow its fleet with the purchase of 30 new three-class Embraer E175 jets, which will fly exclusively for Alaska Airlines. The order, which also includes 33 options, will be delivered over three years starting next… Read the full press release

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft: Horizon Air converted two of seven previously acquired Q400 NextGen aircraft options to firm orders

Order will increase Horizon Air’s fleet to 54 Q400 aircraft; reinforcing the airline’s standing as the largest operator of Q400 turboprops worldwide TORONTO, 2015-1-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today that Seattle-based Horizon Air Industries, Inc. (“Horizon Air”) has converted two of seven previously acquired Q400NextGen aircraft options to firm orders…. Read the full press release

Alaska Air Group Inc. reported 7 percent increase in traffic on 7 percent increase in capacity compared to July 2013

SEATTLE, 2014-8-5 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Air Group Inc. (NYSE: ALK) today reported July and year-to-date operational results for its subsidiaries, Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air, and on a combined basis. Detailed information is provided below. AIR GROUP On a combined basis, Air Group reported a 7.0 percent increase in traffic on a 7.0 percent… Read the full press release

Horizon Air appoints David L. Campbell president and chief operating officer

SEATTLE, 2014-7-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The board of directors of Horizon Air has named David L. Campbell president and chief operating officer, Alaska Air Group announced today. “We are excited to welcome Dave to Horizon Air and the Alaska Air Group team,” said Alaska Air Group CEO Brad Tilden. “He is an accomplished airline executive… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines’ launches seasonal daily service between Portland, Oregon, and Kalispell, Montana

Portland residents will enjoy access to Glacier National Park, Flathead Valley and more SEATTLE, 2014-6-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines’ launches seasonal daily service today between Portland, Oregon, and Kalispell, Montana. The flights will operate seasonally between Portland and Kalispell through Aug. 23, connecting Portland-area residents to the natural beauty of northwest Montana, and Flathead Valley… Read the full press release

Employees at Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air earned $105 Million in 2013 Bonuses

SEATTLE, 2014-2-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Employees at Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air are receiving annual bonuses today of more than 9 percent of their annual pay, or more than five weeks’ pay for most workers. The bonus is in addition to $1,150 in 2013 monthly bonuses that most employees earned for achieving on-time and customer… Read the full press release

Alaska Air Group Inc. reported November and year-to-date operational results

Seattle, WA, United States, 2013-12-04 — /travelprnews.com/ — Alaska Air Group Inc. (NYSE: ALK) today reported November and year-to-date operational results for its subsidiaries, Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air, and on a combined basis. Detailed information is provided below. ALASKA AIRLINES – MAINLINE Alaska reported a 1.5 percent increase in traffic on a 6.7 percent increase in… Read the full press release

Alaska Air Group released its October and year-to-date operational results

Seattle, WA, United States, 2013-11-5 — /travelprnews.com/ — Alaska Air Group Inc. (NYSE: ALK) today reported October and year-to-date operational results for its subsidiaries, Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air, and on a combined basis. Detailed information is provided below. ALASKA AIRLINES – MAINLINE Alaska reported a 3.8 percent increase in traffic on a 5.1 percent increase in… Read the full press release

International Council on Clean Transportation report named Alaska Airlines the Most Fuel-Efficient U.S. Airline

Report by International Council on Clean Transportation is first to quantify airline fuel performance SEATTLE, 2013-09-11 — /travelprnews.com/ — Alaska Airlines is ranked No. 1 in fuel efficiency in a report released today by the International Council on Clean Transportation, a nonprofit research organization based in Washington, D.C. The ICCT study is the first to quantify… Read the full press release

Alaska Air Group released its July and H1-2013 operational results, 8.4 percent increase in traffic compared to July 2012

SEATTLE, 2013-08-05— /travelprnews.com/ — Alaska Air Group Inc. (NYSE: ALK) today reported July and year-to-date operational results for its subsidiaries, Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air, and on a combined basis. Detailed information is provided below. ALASKA AIRLINES – MAINLINE Alaska reported a 9.2 percent increase in traffic on a 9.2 percent increase in capacity compared to… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines to fly nonstop between Anchorage-Phoenix and Anchorage-Las Vegas

Carrier will also begin using Bombardier Q400 aircraft on two intra-Alaska routes next year ANCHORAGE, Alaska, 2013-06-05 — /travelprnews.com/ — Alaska Airlines will begin flying nonstop between Anchorage and Phoenix, starting Dec. 18, and Anchorage and Las Vegas, starting Dec. 19, 2013. Introductory fares of $179* for Anchorage-Las Vegas and $189* for Anchorage-Phoenix are available for… Read the full press release

Alaska Air Group Reports April Operational Results

SEATTLE, 2013-05-03 — /travelprnews.com/ — Alaska Air Group Inc. (NYSE: ALK) today reported April and year-to-date operational results for its subsidiaries, Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air, and on a combined basis. Detailed information is provided below. ALASKA AIRLINES – MAINLINE Alaska reported a 9.2 percent increase in traffic on a 9.9 percent increase in capacity compared… Read the full press release