Case Study: Alaska Air Group

Alaska Acquires Virgin America, Creating West Coast’s Premier Airline

O’Melveny advised Alaska Airlines on all aspects of its US$4 billion acquisition of Virgin America, handling the acquisition, merger approval and antitrust challenges, labor integration and resulting securities litigation. The acquisition expands the Alaska Airlines’ route network with nearly 1,200 daily flights to 118 destinations across the United States, Mexico, Canada, Costa Rica, and Cuba, making it the fifth largest US airline. View More Case Studies