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Alaska Air Group Inc., parent of Alaska Airlines, reported an 11 percent increase in traffic for the month of July after adding more seat capacity.
As a result, Alaska Airlines showed a 3.1 percent increase in what is known as load factor so its planes were flying, on average, 87.4 percent full.
Seattle-based Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK) is also reporting that 88.6 percent of Alaska Airlines’ flights arrived on time in July, an increase of 1.4 percentage points compared to July 2009.
Alaska Airlines is Hawaii’s ninth-largest airline, according to PBN research. It flew 600,000 passengers between Hawaii and the Mainland in 2009, according to an airline spokeswoman. By year’s end, the carrier is expected to operate 101 weekly flights to Hawaii from the West Coast.