Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air parent Alaska Air Group reported second-quarter net income of $63.1 million, up 36.9% from the $46.1 million earned in the year-ago period, although the result was driven largely by special gains. The profit includes a positive $155.3 million adjustment for mark-to-market fuel hedge accounting and charges of $32.1 million related to fleet transition. Excluding special items, the company reported a net loss of $14.1 million compared to net income of $47.2 ...

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