alaska air group inc (ALK) Key Developments
Alaska Air Group Appoints Brooke DeBay as Managing Director of Audit Programs
Aug 20 15
Alaska Air Group has named Brooke DeBay as managing director of audit programs. DeBay will oversee internal audit, the internal evaluation program and enterprise risk management for both airlines. DeBay joined Alaska Airlines in 2007 in the Internal Audit Department and served as internal auditor, lead internal auditor, internal audit manager and, since 2010, as director of internal audit.
Alaska Air Group, Inc. Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend, Payable on Sept. 1, 2015
Aug 6 15
The board of Alaska Air Group, Inc. declared a quarterly cash dividend of 20 cents per share payable on Sept. 1, 2015 to shareholders of record as of Aug. 18, 2015.
Alaska Air Group, Inc. Reports Consolidated Operating Results for the Month and Year to Date Ended July 2015
Aug 4 15
Alaska Air Group, Inc. reported consolidated operating results for the month and year to date ended July 2015. For the month, revenue passengers were 3,031,000 against 2,829,000 a year ago. Revenue passenger miles were 3,150 million against 2,960 million a year ago. Available seat miles were 3,573 million against 3,343 million a year ago. Passenger load factor was 88.1% against 88.5% a year ago.
For year to date, the company reported revenue passengers of 18,371,000 against 16,830,000 a year ago. Revenue passenger miles were 19,323 million against 17,792 million a year ago. Available seat miles were 22,779 million against 20,683 million a year ago. Passenger load factor was 84.8% against 86.0% a year ago.
Alaska Air Group, Inc. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings and Production Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2015; Provides Capital Expenditure Guidance for the Year 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018; Provides Production Guidance for the Third Quarter and Full Year 2015
Jul 23 15
Alaska Air Group, Inc. reported unaudited consolidated earnings and production results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported total operating revenues of $1,437 million compared with $1,375 million a year ago. Operating income was $372 million compared with $263 million a year ago. Income before income tax was $376 million compared with $265 million a year ago. GAAP net income was $234 million or $1.79 per diluted share compared to $165 million or $1.19 per diluted share a year ago. Adjusted earnings per share was $1.76 per diluted share, a 56% increase over the second quarter of 2014. The group's adjusted net profit improved by 46% and earnings per share improved by 56%. On an adjusted pretax basis, the company earned $370 million, nearly $120 million more than last year's second quarter. Most of the profit increase was because of more lower fuel prices.
For the six months, the company's total operating revenues were $2,706 million compared with $2,597 million a year ago. Operating income was $610 million compared with $405 million a year ago. Income before income tax was $616 million compared with $417 million a year ago. Net income was $383 million or $2.91 per diluted share compared with $259 million or $1.86 per diluted share a year ago. Cash flow from operations in the first half of the year was $890 million.
For the quarter, revenue passengers were 8,024,000 compared to 7,353,000 a year ago. RPMs traffic was 8,451,000 compared to 7,755,000 a year ago. ASMs capacity was 9,949,000 compared to 8,988,000 a year ago. Load factor was 84.9% compared to 86.3% a year ago.
For the six months, revenue passengers were 15,340,000 compared to 14,002,000 a year ago. RPMs traffic was 16,173,000 compared to 14,832,000 a year ago. ASMs capacity was 19,206,000 compared to 17,341,000 a year ago. Load factor was 84.2% compared to 85.5% a year ago.
The company projects full year 2015 capex to be approximately $750 million, consistent with prior guidance which would result in generating about $500 million of free cash flow using consensus estimates.
For the year 2016, the company expects total property and equipment additions to be $685 million.
For the year 2017, the company expects total property and equipment additions to be $630 million.
For the year 2018, the company expects total property and equipment additions to be $505 million.
For the third quarter 2015, the company expects capacity to be in the range of 10,325 million to 10,375 million. Fuel gallons to be 130,000,000.
For the year 2015, the company expects capacity to be in the range of 39,700 million to 39,900 million. Fuel gallons to be 506,000,000.
Alaska Air Group, Inc. to Report Q2, 2015 Results on Jul 23, 2015
Jul 2 15
Alaska Air Group, Inc. announced that they will report Q2, 2015 results at 11:00 AM, GMT Standard Time on Jul 23, 2015