Alaska Air group reports June traffic up 7.5% Alaska reported an 8.1% increase in traffic on an 8.6% increase in capacity compared to June 2012. This resulted in a 0.5 point decrease in load factor to 87.4%. Alaska also reported 87.4% of its flights arrived on time in June, compared to the 88.4% reported in June 2012. On a combined basis, Air Group reported a 7.5% increase in traffic on a 7.5% increase in capacity compared to June 2012.
Alaska Air announces it reduced emissions intensity by 30% over past 10 years Alaska Air has reduced its mainline flying emissions intensity by one-third over the last 10 years through fleet advancements and flight technology. These advances have avoided burning 531 million gallons of fuel since 2004 — the equivalent of taking one million cars off the road for a year.