For the third time in as many months, Delta Air Lines is adding flights from Seattle, in direct competition with Alaska Air.
Despite operating in the tumultuous airline industry, Alaska Air Group remains a high quality growth stock with an impenetrable moat in the Alaskan flight market.
Alaska Airlines doesn't command the attention of some of its peers. But the company's stock has enjoyed a stellar run in 2013, and it may keep ascending in 2014.
Delta's rapid expansion is starting to hurt its nominal partner.
Plain and simple, this could easily be the best airline stock around.
Delta Air Lines and Alaska Airlines have built a profitable partnership to serve customers flying through Seattle. But does Delta want to go its own way now?
Alaska Air has boosted its profit margin to enviable levels in recent years by diversifying its route network to offset typical seasonality. Will Hawaiian Airlines be able to copy this strategy successfully?
Just the facts, Fool.
The regional airline is an innovator in the growing trend of ancillary revenue.