Alaska Air Group to Announce Financial Results

Alaska Air Group, Inc. , the parent company of Alaska Airlines, Inc. and Horizon Air Industries, Inc., will announce its second quarter 2006 financial results on Tuesday, July 25, 2006. A conference call is scheduled at 8:30 a.m. Pacific time/11:30 a.m. Eastern time. Interested parties may listen to the call via webcast at alaskaair.com.

Alaska Airlines and sister carrier, Horizon Air, together serve 88 cities through an expansive network throughout Alaska, the Lower 48, Canada and Mexico. For reservations visit alaskaair.com. For more news and information, visit the Alaska Airlines/Horizon Air newsroom at alaskaair.com/newsroom.

SOURCE: Alaska Air Group, Inc.

CONTACT: Shannon Alberts, +1-206-392-5218, or Caroline Boren,
+1-206-392-5799, both for Alaska Air Group, Inc.