SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
(Amendment No. 1)
CURRENT REPORT PURSUANT
TO SECTION 13 OR 15(D) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
May 4, 2018
(Date of earliest event reported)
ALASKA AIR GROUP, INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
19300 International Boulevard, Seattle, Washington
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
(Registrant's Telephone Number, Including Area Code)
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):
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ITEM 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure
Pursuant to 17 CFR Part 243 (Regulation FD), Alaska Air Group, Inc. (Air Group) is amending the Investor Update furnished in an 8-K dated May 4, 2018, which disclosed the prior year impacts for the new revenue recognition accounting standard and retirement benefits accounting standard, effective for the Company beginning January 1, 2018.
The Non-GAAP Adjusted Net Income and EPS Reconciliation for the three and twelve months ended December 31, 2017 have been updated to reflect corrections to the Special tax benefit associated with the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act resulting from implementation of the new revenue recognition accounting standards. This has been corrected in Exhibit 99.1 in this Form 8-K/A.
In accordance with General Instruction B.2 of Form 8-K, the information under this item Exhibit 99.1 shall not be deemed filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the Exchange Act), nor shall such information be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing. This report will not be deemed an admission as to the materiality of any information required to be disclosed solely to satisfy the requirements of Regulation FD.
ITEM 9.01 Financial Statements and Other Exhibits
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.
ALASKA AIR GROUP, INC.
Date: May 15, 2018
/s/ Christopher M. Berry
Christopher M. Berry
Vice President Finance and Controller