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Cruise ships still king

...In the First City, about 884,000 visitors came by cruise ship in 2014, and 940,000 are projected for 2015.Air travel remains a small but growing part of Ketchikan's tourism industry, according to the Division of Economic Development...
Made in Alaska: Greg Chaney's "Empty Chair"

...paints a detailed portrait of our community in the early 1940s, when Juneau was a city of less than 6,000 people, air travel a novelty and support from one's neighbor a given.More broadly, Chaney's film illustrates how the generalities...
Easier access has economic side effects

...lost revenue and potentially a decline in jobs.Juneau Access isn't expected to substantially affect long-distance air travel from Juneau International Airport.Water travelAt meetings in Haines and Skagway, residents said they were concerned...
Smoke on the water

...we'll work with our local law enforcement partners to process that person."The same holds true in the air: Because air travel is federally regulated, Bush planes can't legally carry marijuana.Unlike Coast Guard districts farther south, the...
Empire Editorial: Keep Alaska neutral in the airline wars

...year's J.D. Power rankings), we haven't suffered as much from cramped aircraft.Again, we hope this continues. Air travel to and from Juneau isn't always pleasant - but it could be worse.For those reasons, we're always nervous when...
Outside editorial: Why delay air travel safety?

...ideological battle that has kept air travel from becoming as safe as possible...government security agency. Federalizing air-travel security surfaced again in 1988...supported a full federal takeover of air-travel security. Pilots, flight attendants...
How to make air travel slower, less safe

If you think air travel is bad now, just wait until the airport screeners unionize. It's about to happen. The Obama administration just decided the...
The rights, and wrongs, of air travel

...attraction by far was - I swear I am not making this up - a giant toilet carved from ice. But my basic point is that air travel has become less and less pleasant, as more and more passengers are being crammed into planes that appear to have been...
Outside editorial: Time for a passenger bill of rights for air travel

...become the aeronautical equivalent of root canal. Relief can't come soon enough. Sound off on the important issues at Air travel has been horrendous this year. Flight delays have been the worst since the tracking of delays started in 1995. The...
Juneau Empire Online Archive Opinion and Letters: The unfriendly skies: Air travel explained 6/14/98

...1998 The unfriendly skies: Air travel explained Last modified at 11...worry about sharks with domestic air travel, but there are things you need...presenting these: ANSWERS TO COMMON AIR-TRAVEL QUESTIONS Q. Airline fares are...


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