Alaska Air Faces Shortage While Enjoying 52-Week Highs

Alaska Air Group (NYSE:ALK): According to the Wall Street Journal, United States airlines may be confronted by their worst pilot shortage since the 1960s. More stringent experience requirements for new pilots is about to go into effect as older aviators begin to retire. Their shares closed at $41.34, up $0.65 or 1.6% on the day. They have traded in a 52-week range of $30.28 to $39.765.

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