July 12, 2014 9:24 AM ET


Company Overview of Alaska Airlines, Inc.

Company Overview

Alaska Airlines, Inc. operates as an airline company in the United States. The company operates turboprop and jet aircraft. It offers north/south service within the western United States, Canada, and Mexico; passenger and cargo services to and within the state of Alaska; long-haul east/west service to Hawaii and 12 cities in the mid-continental and eastern United States, primarily from Seattle; and long-haul departures from other cities. The company serves nonstop routes, including Seattle-Anchorage, Seattle-Los Angeles, and Seattle-San Diego. As of December 31, 2009, it operated a fleet of 115 jet aircrafts. The company was founded in 1932 and is based in Seattle, Washington. Alaska Airline...

19300 International Boulevard

Seattle, WA 98188

United States

Founded in 1932

8,579 Employees



Key Executives for Alaska Airlines, Inc.

Age: 53
Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Finance
Age: 47
Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President of Operations
Age: 47
President of Horizon Air Industries Inc and Executive Vice President of Executive Vice President
Age: 55
Vice President of Legal & Corporate Affairs
Age: 57
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Alaska Airlines, Inc. Key Developments

Alaska Airlines Names Veresh Sita as Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Alaska Air Group 's board of directors has named Veresh Sita vice president and chief information officer for Alaska Airlines. As CIO, Sita will have oversight of a department of 300 information technology professionals and be responsible for investing in the infrastructure, enterprise systems and technical innovation at Alaska Airlines and its sister carrier Horizon Air. He will join the company on August 1, 2014. Prior to joining Alaska, Sita served as the CIO for Seattle-based Colliers International.

Alaska Airlines, Inc. Plans to Begin Seasonal Service Between Portland and Los Cabos

Alaska Airlines, Inc. announced that it plans to begin seasonal service between Portland and Los Cabos from November 3, 2014 through April 27, 2015, and between Portland and Puerto Vallarta from November 4, 2014 through April 26, 2015. Alaska is offering introductory fares of $176 one way from Portland to Los Cabos, and $186 one way from Portland to Puerto Vallarta, on tickets purchased by July 14, for travel from the service start date through Feb. 10, 2015. The new flights between Portland and Mexico will be operated with Boeing 737 aircraft.

Alaska Airlines Names Shaunta Hyde as Managing Director of Community Relations

Alaska Airlines named Shaunta Hyde to the newly created position of managing director of community relations. Hyde will lead community relations and charitable giving in the continental United States and Hawaii, collaborating with civic leaders and organizations affecting Alaska Airlines. Prior to joining Alaska Airlines, Hyde was the director of global aviation policy for the Boeing Company, where she worked for 12 years developing strategies to shape national and international public policy to support aviation growth and business goals.

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