Alaska Air Group reports first quarter 2017 results

Eleanor Steed
By Eleanor Steed April 26, 2017 18:12

Alaska Air Group reports first quarter 2017 results

Alaska Air Group has reported first quarter 2017 GAAP net income of $99 million, or $0.79 per diluted share, compared to $184 million, or $1.46 per diluted share in the first quarter of 2016. Excluding the impact of special items and mark-to-market fuel hedge adjustments, the company reported adjusted net income of $130 million, or $1.05 per diluted share, compared to $183 million, or $1.45 per diluted share, in 2016.

“We are pleased to report a solid profit for the first quarter,” said Alaska CEO Brad Tilden. “With the biggest integration decisions behind us, the hard work of executing the plan now lies ahead. We’ve laid a foundation for growth with our recent announcements of 37 new routes, and the leadership team is fully focused on running a great airline and doing the things we do well—taking care of our guests, building loyalty and operating on time.”

Eleanor Steed
By Eleanor Steed April 26, 2017 18:12