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FAA gives Alaska Airlines certificate to complete consolidation with Virgin America

The slow disappearing act of Virgin America ha.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesJan 12th, 2018

Alaska Airlines sets date for Virgin America operations merger, predicts "flurry of activity" in 2018

The two airlines are aiming to secure a single operating certificate from the FAA by mid-January. A flurry of moves will follow, CEO Brad Tilden says......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 18th, 2017

Alaska Airlines shrinks its permitted carry-on bag size

The new dimensions extend to Virgin America, which will shutter its brand this month......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 16th, 2018

Alaska Airlines and Virgin America want your carry-on bags to be 32% smaller

If you routinely fly Alaska Airlines or Virgi.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesApr 14th, 2018

Alaska Airlines executives received big raises as they integrated Virgin America

Alaska Air Group gave its executives hefty raises and stock awards in 2017 as they worked to integrate operations and employees of their newly acquired Virgin America unit, a new securities filing shows. CEO Brad Tilden's total compensation grew to $5......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 5th, 2018

Alaska Airlines adds new NYC route amid Virgin America integration

Alaska Airlines freed up slots at capacity-controlled JFK by trimming frequencies on existing routes connecting JFK to Los Angeles and San.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 4th, 2018

Alaska Airlines ending several California routes

Alaska is ending service on several California routes as it looks to cut underperforming routes and harmonize schedule with merger partner Virgin America.  &.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 3rd, 2018

Alaska Airlines culls routes after Virgin America takeover and California expansion

Alaska has exited 12 California markets since its takeover of Virgin America closed, including four new routes it launched and eight routes that existed before the deal......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 9th, 2018

Alaska Airlines culls routes after Virgin America takeover and California expansion

Alaska has exited 12 California markets since its takeover of Virgin America closed, including four new routes it launched and eight routes that existed before the deal......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 9th, 2018

Boeing"s Newest Airplane Could Improve Alaska Air"s Fortunes

The 737 MAX 10 would offer huge unit cost advantages over the planes that Alaska Airlines has inherited from Virgin America. Upgrading to Boeing's newest plane could thus help Alaska Air rebuild its profit margin......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsFeb 12th, 2018

Virgin America"s new uniforms prove the airline is one step closer to disappearing

Alaska Airlines Alaska Airlines unveiled new uniforms designed by Luly Yang in a fashion show last Thursday. The new 90-piece collection will debut onboard Alaska flights in late 2019.  The new unifo.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 22nd, 2018

Virgin America just got one step closer to disappearing as vivid red uniforms are replaced by Alaska"s blue

Alaska Airlines Alaska Airlines unveiled new uniforms designed by Luly Yang in a fashion show last Thursday. The new 90-piece collection will debut onboard Alaska flights in late 2019. .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 22nd, 2018

Alaska Airlines hits key milestone in Virgin America takeover

Alaska is planning upgrades to its on-board menus, with more options in first class and fresh meal selections in the main cabin......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 11th, 2018

Alaska Airlines, Virgin America cancel 46 flights as "bomb cyclone" descends on Northeast

Alaska Airlines and Virgin America have canceled 46 flights at five Northeast airports Wednesday and Thursday as a large, powerful winter storm that’s being described as a “bomb cyclone" approaches the region. So far, 25 flights were canceled.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 3rd, 2018

Alaska Airlines: Struggling Virgin America Brand May Be Turning The Corner

Alaska Airlines: Struggling Virgin America Brand May Be Turning The Corner.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaDec 19th, 2017

Alaska Airlines CEO on Virgin merger and 10 years of service to Hawaii: Slideshow

During a Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau luncheon at the Halekulani, Alaska Airlines CEO Brad Tilden said the Seattle-based carrier will focus on increased service, improved technology and its integration with Virgin America to remain competitive .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 8th, 2017

Virgin America, Alaska Airlines pilots win big pay increases, more retirement benefits following arbitration

Pilots for Alaska Airlines and Virgin America have won significant increases in pay and retirement benefits from Alaska Air Group Inc. (NYSE: ALK) following recent arbitration hearings. A three-person arbitration panel awarded the pilots pay increa.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 31st, 2017

Did Alaska Airlines lose its mojo when it bought Virgin America?

Less than a year ago, Alaska Airlines bought Virgin America, but was it a smart move?.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 25th, 2017

Alaska Airlines and Virgin America fliers getting new amenities

Alaska Air is upgrading the in-flight service for both of its airline brands as it gears up for some tough competitive battles in the next few years......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 27th, 2017

Alaska Airlines" merger bolsters position as Hawaii’s West Coast carrier

Alaska Airlines is poised to strengthen and maintain its position as Hawaii’s west coast carrier following its merger with Virgin America......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 11th, 2017

Alaska Air CEO weighs in on replacing Virgin America"s Airbus fleet with Boeing jets

Alaska Airlines will likely shed the Airbus jets it inherited in its takeover of Virgin America and slowly replace them with Boeing aircraft, Alaska Air Group CEO Brad Tilden said Tuesday. "My dad was a 32-year Boeing guy," Tilden told a Seattle .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 18th, 2017