Like most airline shares, Alaska Air's share price performance trails the S&P 500. But some analysts like the carrier's movement on merger synergies, unit revenue and a pilot contract.
American Airlines CEO and two of the airline's unions are speaking out against Qatar Airways' bid to invest in the airline.
Qatar Airways says it wants to buy 10% of American Airlines. American Airlines pilots say the effort 'has got to be stopped.'
Qatar Airways battles American Airlines on subsidies to Middle East carriers, but it also owns big shares of American partners British Airways and LATAM.