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Napping worker in cargo hold bangs for aid as plane departs

...airport spokesman Perry Cooper said.He also was evaluated at a hospital and passed a drug test after being released, airline spokesman Bryan Zidar said. All ramp employees undergo full criminal background checks and drug tests before they are hired...
State Briefs

...said. Juneau-bound flights remained in or flew on to Ketchikan, Yakutat, Sitka, Anchorage or Seattle, said airline spokesman Jack Walsh. Fog at the Seattle Tacoma International Airport also delayed at least one Seattle-to-Juneau flight...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...of helping organize a sickout by ticket agents and baggage handlers that caused flight cancellations last month. Airline spokesman Jack Evans said two people worked in Las Vegas and one each in Seattle, Portland and San Diego. The five, all...
State Briefs made it out of Juneau on Friday and only one flight had lifted off as of 4:30 p.m. Saturday, according to airline spokesman Jack Evans. Juneau usually sees about 10 Alaska Airlines passenger flights a day, according to the carrier's...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...was forced to cancel 28 flights on Friday after 175 ticket agents and baggage handlers called in sick that day. Airline spokesman Jack Evans said the number of sick calls dwindled to about 70 on Saturday, causing some delays but no flight cancellations...
Local and state Briefs

...were able to leave Juneau on Monday, and as of 10 a.m. today no flights had landed or left the airport, said airline spokesman Jack Walsh. Juneau has seen an unusual amount of fog in the last week. Low-lying clouds forced the airline to...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...union. Mechanics are taking longer than expected to repair planes, leaving aircraft unready for takeoff, said airline spokesman Jack Evans in Seattle. As a result, 35 flights were canceled Tuesday, 52 were canceled Wednesday and 28 had been...
Takeoff halted after eagle engine strike eagle was sucked into the jet's engine as the aircraft began taking off from a small Southeast Alaska town. Airline spokesman Paul McElroy says Flight 68 was approaching takeoff speed when the eagle was ingested into the left engine shortly...
Regional News
Snow, ice and high winds grounded Alaska Airlines

...response to icy rain in the forecast."We did that because we weren't quite sure how the weather would go," Alaska Airline spokesman Paul McElroy said. Seattle's weather ended up warming on Friday.Though Seattle started flights, Alaska Air...
Alaska Airlines starts to charge for paper tickets, reduces weight limit for luggage

...checked luggage, but will allow passengers to check three bags rather than two for flights within Alaska, said airline spokesman Jack Evans. "Well over 90 percent of tickets now are electronic tickets. We're certainly trying to drive more...


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