A Virgin America plane takes off past an Alaska Airlines plane waiting to taxi in April at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle. Alaska Air Group closed the $2.6-billion acquisition of Virgin America on Wednesday and filed merger documentation.
A Virgin America plane takes off past an Alaska Airlines plane waiting to taxi in April at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle. Alaska Air Group closed the $2.6-billion acquisition of Virgin America on Wednesday and filed merger documentation. Ted S. Warren Associated Press file, 2016
A Virgin America plane takes off past an Alaska Airlines plane waiting to taxi in April at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle. Alaska Air Group closed the $2.6-billion acquisition of Virgin America on Wednesday and filed merger documentation. Ted S. Warren Associated Press file, 2016

Alaska-Virgin America merger joins very different airlines

December 14, 2016 11:27 AM