Friday, 15 February 2019

Alaska Airlines sees passenger numbers increase during January.

The US carrier Alaska Air issued its latest operational results for January this year earlier this week which showed the airline performed well over the month. The group saw an increase in overall passenger numbers as well as rising in revenue and load factor.


AIR GROUP
On a combined basis for all operations, Air Group reported a 2.5 percent increase in traffic on a 0.9 percent increase in capacity compared to January 2018. Load factor increased 1.3 points to 77.1 percent.

The following table shows the operational results for January, compared to the prior-year period:

MAINLINE
Mainline reported a 0.1 percent increase in traffic on a 1.1 percent decrease in capacity compared to January 2018. Load factor increased 0.9 points to 77.3 percent. Mainline also reported 80.5 percent of its flights arrived on time in January 2019, compared to 87.1 percent reported in January 2018.

The following table shows mainline operational results for January, compared to the prior-year period:
REGIONAL
Regional traffic increased 28.9 percent on a 20.9 percent increase in capacity compared to January 2018. Load factor increased 4.7 points to 74.8 percentAlaska's regional partners also reported 81.9 percent of flights arrived on time in January 2019, compared to 86.3 percent in January 2018.

The following table shows regional operational results for January, compared to the prior-year period:

Alaska Airlines and its regional partners fly 44 million guests a year to more than 115 destinations with an average of 1,200 daily flights across the United States and to MexicoCanada and Costa Rica
The airline has also pledged to increase the number of African American female pilots in its ranks by 2025