SeaTac’s Alaska Air Group reported record second quarter profits today on strong demand for its services.
The airline holding company, parent of Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air, beat Wall Street predictions for its per share income.
Alaska said its net income excluding special items was $110.8 million for the quarter or $1.53 per share. The Wall Street consensus prediction was $1.51 a share.
The airline’s earnings in the same quarter last year excluding special items was $89.6 million or $1.22 a share.
“Significantly higher revenues driven by strong demand, our growing route network and our preferred product led to …