Airlines are making the most of an atypical outbreak of sane, responsible management across the industry, and Alaska Air Group (NYSE:ALK) has certainly been among the beneficiaries. While the company has done pretty well for itself (and its shareholders) over the last few years, the stock has been a relative underperformer more recently on worries that Delta Air Lines' (NYSE:DAL) aggressive expansion into Seattle will start to impact the company's performance. Trading below industry-average multiples and doing better than the bears predicted, Alaska Air still appears to offer some upside but readers may want to note that the airline rally could be getting a little long in the tooth.
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