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Panel: Could cramped airline seats be dangerous?

...Statics. And that figure does not include all the seats occupied by passengers who redeemed frequent flier miles or airline employees flying for free."Unfortunately, the days of the empty middle seat are a thing of the past," said Julie Frederick...
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Off the Beaten Path: In the shadow of Vitus Bering, part II

...and horrified passengers gasping for air pressed against the far side of the terminal."Excuse me," an Alaskan Airline employee named Erma said. "I can't let you on the plane in your condition."Instead of forcing us back to town to fend...
My Turn: Support Delta to ensure cheaper Juneau airfare

...from 2012. Alaska Air Group is financially one of the healthiest airlines in the nation. That's good for Alaska Airlines employees and stockholders, but it suggests that ticket prices could be reduced without jeopardizing the financial health...
Young brothers begin work on downtown totem pole

...Airport, despite earlier assurances that Joe could check it, provided that it had been drained of fluid. In fact, airline employees pulled him off the plane, he said, and he had to catch a later flight."That was one of our first obstacles, tracking...
Airport explosion still under investigation

...of Alaska are investigating the cause of a small explosion Sunday at Juneau International Airport that injured an airline employee. The employee was refilling a heated de-icing machine with ethylene glycol about 6:05 a.m. Sunday when large...
Russian Orthodox bell returned to Kodiak

...complications."We're sorry it didn't come to pass in the late 1980s," said Clifford Argue, a retired Alaska Airlines employee who was involved in the first return attempt. "We got Archbishop Benjamin interested in it again several years...
Juneau citizens recognized for saving cardiac arrest victim at airport

...who called 911, to the Alaska Airlines employee who performed CPR, to the 911...When they got there, Alaska Airlines employee Lourdes Ebron was performing hands-only...Tina Cook, an Alaska Airlines employee who located the defibrillator...
Marvin honored as 'Legend' by Alaska Airlines

...for his job, according to coworkers. The Customer Service Legend Award is a long-standing tradition at Alaska Airlines. Employees are nominated for professionalism, caring, resourcefulness, integrity and Alaska spirit. Only nine employees...
Travel agencies strive to survive

...She opened a travel agency, Cyndi's Cruise and Travel, out of her home last year. "We're doing the job that airline employees do, and not getting any compensation at all," said Isaak. "We make reservations, sell and print tickets and...
Local Briefs

Man charged in airport theft JUNEAU - Juneau police officers arrested an Alaska Airlines employee at 7 a.m. Friday for allegedly taking money out of an airline passenger's purse. Alphonso Barrill, 51, was searching the...


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