Alaska Air cargo defies downturn

Alaska Airlines posted fourth-quarter profits aided by the success of their cargo fleet and an increase in mail. For the first time ever, Alaska Airlines cargo surpassed US$100 million in revenue from airfreight and mail as the group posted a fourth-quarter net profit for 2008 of US$16.4 million, compared to a net loss of US$17.9 […]


Alaska Airlines cargo recession results


Alaska Airlines posted fourth-quarter profits aided by the success of their cargo fleet and an increase in mail. For the first time ever, Alaska Airlines cargo surpassed US$100 million in revenue from airfreight and mail as the group posted a fourth-quarter net profit for 2008 of US$16.4 million, compared to a net loss of US$17.9 million in the fourth quarter of 2007.