Alaska Air rated most efficient airline in U.S.

...Washington D.C. think tank, the International Council on Clean Transportation.This is the fifth consecutive year Alaska Air has been No. 1 in the rankings, which combine how much traffic the airline carries with how much fuel it consumes to...
Fishing lodge's floatplane crashes; 3 dead

...clients at the Rainbow King Lodge, which owned the plane, Johnson said. Calls to the business went unanswered.The Alaska Air National Guard flew five of the more seriously injured survivors to Anchorage. The five were first flown to Joint Base...
Alaska Airlines fueled by boom in isle tourism

...said, "which is an 11-square-mile city where Alaska is headquartered. We feel it will affect (parent company) Alaska Air Group very disproportionately to how it affects other airlines. It will affect our ability to compete with the other...
My Turn: Clarifying air quality

...remove more than 97 percent of the sulfur emissions generated by the ships' engines.Aside from these investments in Alaska air quality, the cruise lines have proven to be responsible corporate citizens through their contributions to worthy local...
Family members identify missing pilot from Knik Arm crash

...for a family gathering Friday.Federal Aviation Administration records list Fairbanks as the owner of the plane.The Alaska Air National Guard, the Civil Air Patrol and wildlife officers from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson have been searching...
Alaska Air flight: laser strike, lands safely in Seattle

SEATTLE - An Alaska Airlines spokeswoman says a flight from Juneau, Alaska, reported experiencing a laser strike late Thursday night as it approached Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. The plane landed safely with 75 people on board.
DEC alleges cruise lines broke rules

The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation is alleging that several cruise lines have violated Alaska air pollution regulations for years.The violations were revealed in Friday's quarterly Security and Exchange Commission filing...
Crashes brought safety steps for tourism flights

...within a month in 2007, killing 10 people and raising concerns about Federal Aviation Administration oversight of the Alaska air tour industry and pilot training to deal with weather conditions.In the eight years before 2007, there were five fatal...
Crashes in Alaska brought safety steps for tourism flights

...flightseeing crashes within a month in 2007 and concerns were raised about Federal Aviation Administration oversight of the Alaska air tour industry.The executive director of the Medallion Foundation, a group focused on aviation safety, says strides...
National Guardsmen deploy to Middle East

On Sunday, 26 members of the Alaska Air National Guard's 176th Civil Engineer Squadron left Alaska en route to a six-month deployment in the Middle East.Before deploying...


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