Alaska Air Group reports second quarter 2017 results

Alaska Air Group Inc., (NYSE: ALK) has reported second quarter 2017 GAAP net income of USD 296 million, or USD 2.38 per diluted share, compared to USD 260 million, or USD 2.10 per diluted share in the second 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 312 million, or USD 2.51 per diluted share, compared to USD 263 million, or USD 2.12 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.

Alaska Airlines, Virgin America and Horizon Air are subsidiaries of Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK).