Alaska Air Group reports Q3 2017 results

Alaska Air Group, Inc., (NYSE: ALK) has reported third quarter 2017 GAAP net income of USD 266 million, or USD 2.14 per diluted share, compared to USD 256 million, or USD 2.07 per diluted share in the third quarter of 2016, the company said.

Excluding the impact of merger-related costs and mark-to-market fuel hedge adjustments, the company reported adjusted net income of USD 278 million, or USD 2.24 per diluted share, compared to USD 272 million, or USD 2.20 per diluted share, in 2016.

Alaska Airlines, together with Virgin America and its regional partners, flies 40 million guests a year to 118 destinations with an average of 1,200 daily flights across the United States and to Mexico, Canada, Costa Rica and Cuba. With Alaska and Alaska Global Partners, guests can earn and redeem miles on flights to more than 900 destinations worldwide. Alaska Airlines ranked “Highest in Customer Satisfaction Among Traditional Carriers in North America” in the J.D. Power North America Satisfaction Study for 10 consecutive years from 2008 to 2017. Learn more about Alaska´s award-winning service at newsroom.alaskaair.com and blog.alaskaair.com. Alaska Airlines, Virgin America and Horizon Air are subsidiaries of Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK).