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Air carrier convention to feature training sessions, trade show

ANCHORAGE - The Alaska Air Carrier Association is hoping to make safety...maintenance training more convenient for air carrier employees who might otherwise have...will present the analysis. Both air carrier officials and members of the general...
Frontier to end seasonal flights to Fairbanks

FAIRBANKS - The only low-cost air carrier operating between Fairbanks and the Lower 48 will eliminate the seasonal route next year.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported...
Air traffic controller furloughs could delay flights to Alaska

...Flights to Alaska could be delayed because of air traffic controller furloughs throughout the country, the state's main air carrier announced.Seattle-based Alaska Airlines said it would not immediately cancel company flights but warned travelers...
Air Force exercise with Russia canceled

...Fairbanks Daily News-Miner. "For example, in 2013, the Vigilant Eagle scenario involved a foreign flagged commercial air carrier on an international flight that was seized by terrorists and did not respond to communications."He said this year's...
Virgin seeks end to Alaska Airline's citizenship challenge

ATLANTA - Privately held air carrier Virgin America asked the Department...qualifications for being a U.S. air carrier. It cited media reports that called...foreign ownership in a U.S. air carrier is limited to 25 percent of the...
Frontier, Hageland merge operations, move headquarters

...rural Alaska say they will merge to form the largest air carrier based in the state. Frontier Flying Service Incorporated...Hajdukovich said the headquarters will be in Fairbanks. The air carrier will have 63 aircraft and about 500 employees with service...
Alaska Air questions whether Virgin America has U.S. status

...continues to meet the qualifications for being a U.S. air carrier. Burlingame, Calif.-based Virgin America, which...Under U.S. law, foreign ownership in a U.S. air carrier is limited to 25 percent. Alaska Airlines asserts that...
Juneau's Don Bach honored for career excellence

...aircraft," Joy Journeay, Executive Director of the Air Carrier Association, saidBach entered his aviation maintenance...exceptional merit of an individual or organization, the Alaska Air Carrier Association service awards encourage performance at the...
Era Alaska renames itself Ravn Alaska

ANCHORAGE - A regional air carrier in Alaska is undergoing a name change.Era Alaska says in a Thursday release that it will rename itself Ravn Alaska.Other airlines...
Parnell talks state tourism, business at chamber event

...lost lives and injuries due to aviation accidents," Parnell said. "So if you are traveling on a Medallion certified air carrier you are traveling with people who have been trained above and beyond the minimum."A current budget amendment requests...


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