Alaska Air Group, parent of Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air, said in a US Securities and Exchange filing yesterday that it "currently expect[s] our consolidated adjusted net income in the second quarter and full-year 2007 to be below 2006 amounts." The company posted a second-quarter 2006 profit of $55.5 million and a full-year loss of $52.6 million (ATWOnline, Jan. 26). It also said it has found a buyer for its 20 owned MD-80s and has closed on sale and short-term leaseback transactions for ...

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