Alaska Air reports 4.2% increase on traffic in February This resulted in a flat load factor of 85.1 percent. Alaska also reported 85.4 percent of its flights arrived on-time in February. Horizon reported a 0.6 percent increase in traffic on a 2.5 percent increase in capacity compared to February 2013. This resulted in a decrease in load factor of 1.2 points, to 78.8 percent. Horizon also reported 82.2 percent of its flights arrived on-time in February, compared to the 92.4 percent reported in February 2013. On a combined basis, Air Group reported a 4.3 percent increase in traffic on a 4.6 percent increase in capacity compared to February 2013. This resulted in a decrease in load factor of 0.2 points, to 84.6 percent.
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.