Alaska Airlines Performance

Alaska Air Group Reports June 2019 Operational Results

On a combined basis for all operations, Air Group reported a 1.7% increase in traffic on a 1.9% increase in capacity compared to June 2018. Load factor decreased 0.1 points to 88.2%.

Alaska Airlines

Alaska Air Group Inc. today reported June and year-to-date operational results on a consolidated basis, for its mainline operations operated by subsidiary Alaska Airlines Inc. and for its regional flying operated by subsidiary Horizon Air Industries Inc. and third-party regional carriers SkyWest Airlines and Peninsula Airlines, a subsidiary of Ravn Air.

AIR GROUP

On a combined basis for all operations, Air Group reported a 1.7% increase in traffic on a 1.9% increase in capacity compared to June 2018. Load factor decreased 0.1 points to 88.2%.

The following table shows the operational results for June and year-to-date, compared to the prior-year periods:

June

Year-to-Date

2019

2018

Change

2019

2018

Change

Revenue passengers (000)

4,207

4,188

0.5%

22,442

22,558

(0.5)%

Revenue passenger miles RPM (000,000) "traffic"

5,137

5,050

1.7%

27,087

26,887

0.7%

Available seat miles ASM (000,000) "capacity"

5,825

5,716

1.9%

32,487

32,313

0.5%

Passenger load factor

88.2%

88.3%

(0.1) pts

83.4%

83.2%

0.2 pts

MAINLINE

Mainline reported a 0.6% increase in traffic on a 0.7% increase in capacity compared to June 2018. Load factor decreased 0.1 points to 88.7%. Mainline also reported 81.9% of its flights arrived on time in June 2019, compared to 82.4% reported in June 2018.

The following table shows mainline operational results for June and year-to-date, compared to the prior-year periods:

June

Year-to-Date

2019

2018

Change

2019

2018

Change

Revenue passengers (000)

3,236

3,275

(1.2)%

17,070

17,673

(3.4)%

RPMs (000,000)

4,641

4,615

0.6%

24,379

24,581

(0.8)%

ASMs (000,000)

5,234

5,199

0.7%

29,114

29,387

(0.9)%

Passenger load factor

88.7%

88.8%

(0.1) pts

83.7%

83.6%

0.1 pt

On-time arrivals as reported to U.S. DOT

81.9%

82.4%

(0.5) pts

79.9%

83.4%

(3.5) pts

REGIONAL

Regional traffic increased 14.0% on a 14.3% increase in capacity compared to June 2018. Load factor decreased 0.1 points to 83.9%. Alaska's regional partners also reported 85.6% of its flights arrived on time in June 2019, compared to 85.9% in June 2018.

The following table shows regional operational results for June and year-to-date, compared to the prior-year periods:

June

Year-to-Date

2019

2018

Change

2019

2018

Change

Revenue passengers (000)

971

913

6.4%

5,372

4,885

10.0%

RPMs (000,000)

496

435

14.0%

2,708

2,306

17.4%

ASMs (000,000)

591

517

14.3%

3,373

2,926

15.3%

Passenger load factor

83.9%

84.0%

(0.1) pts

80.3%

78.8%

1.5 pts

On-time arrivals as reported to U.S. DOT

85.6%

85.9%

(0.3) pts

82.3%

86.3%

(4.0) pts



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