Alaska Airlines

Alaska Airlines (ALK) traffic grew 5.3% over a year earlier as capacity expanded 5.5%. Traffic was up almost 8% from May. Alaska Airlines, which operates Alaska Airlines, Horizon Air, SkyWest and PenAir, flew 4.5% more passengers in Q1 than in the same quarter of '13, according to the Transportation Dept. Shares rose 1% to 96.80.