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Alaska Airlines Launches Service to Seven New Destinations from Salt Lake City

| June 9, 2014 | 1 Comment

Alaska Airlines begins daily nonstop flights this week to seven new destinations from Salt Lake City while also expanding existing service between Utah’s capital and Seattle. …

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Boeing, Alaska Airlines Announce Order for Two 737-900ERs and Delivery of 100th Next-Generation 737

| January 14, 2014 | 2 Comments

Boeing and Alaska Airlines completed Boeing’s first firm airplane order of 2014 for two additional 737-900ER (Extended Range) airplanes. The agreement, worth $192 million at current list prices, coincides with today’s direct delivery of the 100th Next-Generation 737 airplane to Alaska Airlines. The 737, the world’s best-selling commercial airliner, is a valuable contributor to the […]

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Alaska Airlines Retrofitting 737 Fleet With New, Split Winglet [IMAGE]

| October 28, 2013 | 1 Comment

Alaska Airlines jetliners will soon fly more efficiently thanks to a new performance-enhancing winglet the carrier is installing on its Boeing Next Generation 737s, which will reduce fuel consumption by 58,000 gallons a year per aircraft. The split winglet will save the airline $20 million and cut carbon dioxide emissions by 57,000 tons annually, which […]

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Boeing, Alaska Airlines Announce Order for Five Next-Generation 737-900ERs [PHOTO]

| September 30, 2013 | 1 Comment

Boeing and Alaska Airlines today announced an order for five additional Next-Generation 737-900ERs (Extended Range). The order, valued at $481 million at list prices, continues Alaska Airlines’ investment in its fleet and efforts to improve fuel performance. …

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Alaska Airlines Begins Flights Between San Diego and Kauai

| June 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Alaska Airlines inaugurates nonstop service today between San Diego and Lihue, Kauai. The flight operates daily through Aug. 26, and then will operate four days a week. Alaska also flies nonstop from San Diego to Honolulu and Maui. …

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Alaska Airlines and ALPA Tentatively Agree on Five-Year Pilot Contract

| June 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

Alaska Airlines and the Air Line Pilots Association, International announced today they have reached tentative agreement on a new five-year contract for the carrier’s 1,480 pilots. …

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Passenger Attempts to Open Emergency Door on Alaska Airlines Flight

| May 27, 2013 | 4 Comments

An airline passenger who made “unusual statements” and attempted to open an emergency door during a flight Monday morning has been charged with interfering with a flight crew, a federal official said. …

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Alaska Airlines Flight Attendants File For Mediation

| May 2, 2013 | 1 Comment

Alaska Airlines Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), yesterday filed for mediation with the National Mediation Board (NMB). Yesterday is the one-year anniversary of the contract’s amendable date. …

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Alaska Airlines Spending $100 Million on Cabin Upgrades

| April 23, 2013 | 2 Comments

Travelers flying on Alaska Airlines starting this fall will enjoy new aircraft seats that feature a personal space-enhancing design and are equipped with power outlets. …

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Alaska Launches Service Between Seattle and Salt Lake City

| April 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

Alaska Airlines today inaugurates new twice-daily service between Seattle and Salt Lake City.

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