Alaska Air reports on traffic

|About: Alaska Air Group, Inc. (ALK)|By:, SA News Editor

Alaska Air Group (NYSE:ALK) reports revenue passenger miles increased 5.5% in March to 4.369B.

The number of passengers flown was up 5.4% during the month.

Capacity was 5.7% higher at 5.116B available seat miles.

March load factor -20 bps to 85.4%. YTD load factor -20 bps to 81.3%.

The company's results include the performance of Virgin America prior to the merger.