Alaska Air reports 7% increase in November 2016 traffic

Alaska Air Group Inc. (NYSE: ALK) has reported a 7.0 percent increase in traffic on a 2.8 percent increase in capacity, compared to November 2015, the company said.

The company said load factor increased 3.4 points to 85.1 percent. Statistics include flights operated by Alaska, Horizon and those under third-party capacity purchase agreements.

Alaska Air Group subsidiary Alaska Airlines reported a 6.3 percent increase in traffic on a 1.7 percent increase in capacity compared to November 2015. Load factor increased 3.7 points to 85.8 percent. Alaska also reported 88.0 percent of its flights arrived on-time in November, compared to 85.5 percent reported in November 2015.

Regional traffic increased 14.2 percent on a 12.6 percent increase in capacity compared to November 2015. Load factor increased 1.2 points to 79.3 percent. Regional also reported 87.6 percent of its flights arrived on-time in November, compared to 81.2 percent in November 2015.

Alaska Airlines, together with its regional partners, flies 32 million customers a year to more than 110 cities with an average of 970 daily flights throughout the United States, Canada, Costa Rica, Mexico and Cuba.