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Fiery Vegas plane ordeal played out in minutes

...of events," said National Transportation Safety Board spokesman Eric Weiss said.Terrorism is not suspected. Airport director Rosemary Vassiliadis said Wednesday there was "no indication whatsoever" that was the case.The plane had two...
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Northwest Digest

...2001 terrorist attacks. The airport counted 407,873 passengers this May, compared to 357,094 in May 2003. Airport director Morton Plumb Jr. said more flights are coming into Anchorage, which he attributes to a stronger economy and stronger...
Security gaps found at Anchorage airport

...waived. Although the FAA cited the airport, most violations were for mistakes made by airlines and contractors, not airport employees. In those cases, the airport passed the fines to those responsible, airport director Mort Plumb said.
TSA meets federal screening deadline in Southeast Alaska

...and nail files without a cutting edge can be carried on board. Juneau Airport Manager Allan Heese was one of 143 airport directors nationwide to ask Congress for a bag screening extension last week. And the Juneau Airport Board is exploring plans...
Anchorage airport receives federal funds for runway upgrades

...standards for airports handling larger cargo planes expected to go into service in the next few years, according to airport director Mort Plumb. Since the upgrades will be paid for largely with the federal money, local air carriers will benefit...
Anchorage airport director faces harassment suit

...cover up the problem. In a civil lawsuit filed in Anchorage, former airport Leasing Manager Diane Barth alleged airport Director Morton Plumb Jr. subjected her to improper touching, repeated invitations to be alone with him and inquiries into...
CIRI markets Fire Island as possible air cargo hub

...CIRI is also distributing a brochure to help sell the plan to cargo companies and potential backers, Marrs said. Airport director Mort Plumb said the Fire Island proposal will certainly be looked at as part of current long-range planning. Marrs...
Future: City expands to West Douglas

...isn't much need for change in airborne transport in and out of Juneau, at least not now, according to acting airport director Allan Heese. There is occasional talk of a second runway, but the need may not manifest itself for another 30 years...
Group that fought A-J mine takes on airport expansion

...that the environmental assessment is addressing everything an environmental impact statement would,'' said acting Airport Director Allan Heese. ``I don't know what they're expecting beyond what we're doing.'' The airport will incorporate...
State and local briefly

...passengers that parking is more limited because 72 parking spaces have been lost during the construction phase. Airport director Mort Plumb said a new terminal is needed because the airport lacks adequate ticket counter space, baggage claim...


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