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Air fares don't follow falling oil prices

Hopeful airline passengers are as likely to sing the blues as Christmas carols this holiday season.Lower fuel costs have not brought down prices during...
It's no longer safe to recline your airplane seat

NEW YORK - Squeezed into tighter and tighter spaces, airline passengers appear to be rebelling, taking their frustrations out on other fliers.Three U.S. flights made unscheduled landings in the...
Man who disrupted flight to Oregon gets probation

PORTLAND, Ore. - An Alaska Airlines passenger who tried to open an emergency exit during a flight from Anchorage, Alaska, to Portland was sentenced Monday to three years on...
Photos: Aaaaaand we have touchdown!

Delta Airlines passengers step off the first commercial flight to Juneau Thursday evening. A glitch in the enclosed ramp meant the passengers had to unload off a truck ramp instead.
New machinery helps airline passengers fly through security

With a new Delta Airlines flight, the Juneau International Airport faces five departures within two hours every morning during the summer.
Disability rights advocate Don Brandon dies at 60

...Act (ADA). Brandon also served on numerous boards including SAIL, was a founding member of the Association for Airline Passenger Rights, an advisory member of the Washington Assistive Technology Project with UW, and a member of the National ADA...
Airline passenger charged with disorderly conduct

ANCHORAGE - A Colorado hockey referee charged with making a joke that shut down the main terminal at Alaska's largest airport has been released from jail, but not without facing criticism from an airport manager who says a teenager would know better than to joke about a bomb in a bag.Bail was set at $1,500 Sunday for Peter Friesema of Highlands Ranch, who is charged with disorderly conduct. The Anchorage Daily News reports Magistrate Catherine Rogers at arraignment ordered Friesema, 44, to stay in Alaska.
Banning assault weapons to counter the real threat of terrorism

...America. On the same day that the British government made arrests in that case, our government began prohibiting airline passengers from carrying any liquids past airport security checkpoints. Those restrictions have been relaxed some, but the...
TSA to allow small knives, bats, clubs on planes

WASHINGTON - Airline passengers will be able to carry small knives, souvenir baseball bats...a gradual easing of some of the security measures applied to airline passengers after the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. In 2005, the...
Suit targets air-traveler screening

...ANCHORAGE - Two Anchorage travel agencies and other Alaska plaintiffs filed a federal lawsuit Monday seeking review of an airline passenger screening system they say the government is developing in secret. Plaintiffs are seeking to force the U.S. Transportation...


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