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Alaska Airlines Flight Diverted to Kansas City
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — An Alaska Airlines flight from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, to Seattle was diverted to Kansas City after a burning smell and fumes were reported on the plane.
Alaska Airlines spokeswoman Halley Knigge says the odor appeared to come from a bathroom and the plane was diverted…
Alaska Airlines to Drop Virgin America Name and Logo
SEATTLE (AP) — Alaska Airlines says as part of their merger with Virgin America they will drop the Virgin America name and logo.
Alaska Airlines said in a news release Wednesday that the combined company will retire the Virgin America name likely sometime in 2019...
Powder Falls From Plane Vent, Triggers Emergency Response
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Officials say a white powder fell from an air vent of an Alaska Airlines plane and triggered a hazardous material response when the flight landed in San Jose, California.
The San Francisco Chronicle reports two flight attendants on a plane that departed from Seattle just…
Alaska Airlines to Start Albuquerque to Portland Service
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque officials have announced that Alaska Airlines will begin a daily nonstop flight from Albuquerque to Portland, Oregon.
Mayor Richard Berry said Wednesday that the daily flight will begin August 18 and comes two years after Alaska Airlines came to Albuquerque.…
Flights Canceled as Forecast Calls for More Snow
SEATTLE (AP) — Alaska Airlines canceled about two dozen flights into and out of Sea-Tac Airport as snow was in the forecast throughout the Seattle area.
KOMO reports up to 1,600 passengers are affected by the cancellations Monday. Customers were to be rebooked on later flights...
Alaska Flies Bio Energy to DC
An Alaska Airlines flight took off from Seattle Monday and landed at Reagan National Airport in Washington DC in what The US Department of Agriculture calls a “breakthrough in bioenergy.”
The trip was the first commercial airlines flight powered by a renewable fuel made fr…
Alaska Airlines Breaks Ground on $40M Anchorage Hangar
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska Airlines formally broke ground Monday on construction of a $40 million aircraft maintenance hangar in Anchorage.
Officials with the Seattle-based airline say the planned 105,000-square-foot structure is part of a $100 million investment in Alaska that includes ne…

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