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June 30, 2015 4:35 PM ET


Company Overview of Alaska Airlines, Inc.

Company Overview

Alaska Airlines, Inc. operates as a passenger and cargo airline company in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. The company was founded in 1932 and is based in Seattle, Washington with hubs in Anchorage, Alaska; Los Angeles, California; and Portland, Oregon. Alaska Airlines, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Alaska Air Group, Inc.

19300 International Boulevard

Seattle, WA 98188

United States

Founded in 1932

8,579 Employees





Key Executives for Alaska Airlines, Inc.

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, President and Chief Executive Officer of Alaska Air Group, Inc
Age: 53
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Finance
Age: 47
Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President of Operations
Age: 47
Chief Information Officer and Vice President
Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer, General Counsel and Vice President of Legal
Age: 65
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Alaska Airlines, Inc. Key Developments

Alaska Airlines Announces Routes Between Los Angeles and Costa Rica's Two Major International Airports

Alaska Airlines began selling tickets on newly-announced routes between Los Angeles and Costa Rica's two major international airports. The eight weekly flights from Los Angeles to San Jose (SJO) and Liberia/Guanacaste (LIR), Costa Rica, are scheduled to begin Oct. 31 and Nov. 1, respectively, subject to approval by the Costa Rican civil aviation authorities. The new flights will be operated with fuel-efficient, next generation Boeing 737-700 and 800 aircraft. Flights using the 737-800 will feature Alaska Beyond Entertainment, which offers entertainment direct to customer devices, and Alaska Beyond Comfort featuring 110v and USB outlets at every seat for charging laptops, smartphones and tablets.

Alaska Airlines Names David Kuhl as Vice President of Information Technology Services

Alaska Airlines named David Kuhl its new vice president of IT services. Kuhl has more than 30 years of experience in the field of IT, most recently as vice president of Corporate IT at Expedia where he led technology for contact centers, financial systems, HR and collaboration, as well as end-user services. Prior to his six years at Expedia, Kuhl led IT teams at Microsoft and AT&T Wireless/Cingular Wireless, and has worked at Boeing, General Dynamics and Arizona State University. At Alaska, Kuhl will be responsible for all IT services and more than 80 employees, helping to drive a culture of continual learning and superior customer service. He will oversee the departments of field services, service desk and production operations, infrastructure engineering, IT services performance management and network connectivity.

Alaska Airlines, Inc. Announces Operational Results for the Month of May 2015

Alaska Airlines, Inc. announced operational results for the month of May 2015. For the month, the company reported a 10.3% increase in traffic on a 12.1% increase in capacity compared to May 2014. Load factor decreased 1.4 points to 84.8%. the company also reported 88.0% of its flights arrived on time in May, compared to 89.7% reported in May 2014.

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