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Alaska Air to add some passenger fees and basic fare, says merger with Virgin on track

An Alaska Embraer 175, operated by SkyWest Airlines, shows Alaska’s new livery colors. This jet, at Seattle Tacoma International Airport, is photographed on May 25th, 2017.

Alaska Airlines will add some fees this fall and also introduce a new basic fare class. The airline reported a small first-quarter profit Monday, a better result than expected. And the airline group said the merger between Alaska Airlines and Virgin America is on track.

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