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Panel: Could cramped airline seats be dangerous?

...aviation enforcement and proceedings.David A. Berg, a member of the DOT committee and general counsel for the airline industry's trade and lobbying group, Airlines for America, asked how airlines would respond if the government created...
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Empire Editorial: Keep Alaska neutral in the airline wars

...endurance - both physical and financial.In Juneau, we're particularly vulnerable to the winds of change that the airline industry rides. We can't drive to Seattle or Anchorage, and taking the ferry isn't an option when you don't have days...
More flights arriving late; complaints are rising

...airlines canceled 1.9 percent of their U.S. flights in May, nearly double the rate in April and last May.The airline industry said bad weather was largely to blame. Jean Medina, a spokeswoman for the trade group Airlines for America, said...
Airlines asking for Congress to roll back airfare rule

...bottom of the web page or clicked through several pages after selecting a flight.The bill, supported both by the airline industry and by its pilot and flight-attendant unions, is moving through the House at Mach speed. It was introduced in...
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Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corp. CEO leaving

...Denali Commission.Before taking over the corporation, Peltola was a private contractor and was involved in the airline industry, retail sales and construction.Before his retirement, Peltola said funding has been the biggest challenge of...
Stevens wants to close underage flying 'loophole'

...called for an examination of the airline industry's underage flying policies...Transportation Mary Peters on airline industry policies that allow minors age...with all laws, guidelines and airline industry standards," she said. The...
Downtown Alaska Air office to close

...Alaska Airlines is closing its doors. Pinches on the airline industry, most recently high fuel costs, have led the company...hard to leave because, after three decades, the airline industry is in her blood. The women, along with Mary Lou...
Village Aviation switches to cargo

ANCHORAGE - Market changes and increased regulation of the airline industry forced Village Aviation owner Don King to make a tough decision for the future of his company. "We needed to become a cargo airline...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...while major players in the airline industry are involved in merger talks...flurry of proposed mergers on the airline industry, Ayer said he doesn't think...while major players in the airline industry are involved in merger talks...
Who deserves a bailout?

...editorial appeared in today's Washington Post: The talk of economic stimulus certainly has stimulated lobbyists. The airline industry has bagged $15 billion, which it hopes is only a down payment. The insurance industry wants government help in...


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