Alaska Airlines flew 1.62 billion RPMs in May, up 2.2% year-over-year, against a 1.3% increase in capacity to 2.08 billion ASMs. Load factor rose 0.7 point to 77.8%. Unit revenue climbed 1.7% to 11.64 cents. It is forecasting a 1.2% year-over-year increase in second-quarter capacity to 6.2 billion ASMs and a 1.2% hike in full-year capacity to 24.5 billion ASMs. Second-quarter unit cost is expected to rise 11%-12% to 11.5-11.6 cents. It also said it expects to incur a charge of approximately ...

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