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Alaska Airlines fueled by boom in isle tourism

...ceased operations and cost the state 1.5 million air seats. It also wasn't too long before that Alaska's fleet of Boeing 737-800 aircraft was certified for over-ocean flights. The timing was right, and Alaska was in the right place at the...
Airliner returns to Los Angeles after lightning strike

...near Washington, D.C.Egan says passengers on board didn't feel anything when the lightning struck, and that the Boeing 737 is designed to withstand lightning.She says a maintenance crew is inspecting the plane.
FAA directive grounds two Alaska Airlines planes

...Aviation Administration which requires inspection of certain Boeing 737 planes, a spokesman for the airline confirmed Tuesday...a release from the Federal Aviation Administration. Boeing 737-300, -400, and -500 series planes are covered by...
Alaska Airlines turning to tree power

...biomass will make 60 gallons of butanol or 45 gallons of biojet fuel. To provide some context for that figure, the Boeing 737-800 is Alaska Airlines' most common aircraft. According to the Airline Monitor, a trade publication, the 737-800...
Flight attendants sue Boeing, claim injury from engine fumes

...they say that all four became sick and two passed out during a Boston-to-San Diego flight. The one-year-old Boeing 737 jet made an emergency landing in Chicago, and all four were taken to hospitals, according to the lawsuit.Even weeks...
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Little hope of survivors in military plane crash

...second time in 10 years that an airplane has crashed into a Medan neighborhood. In September 2005, a Mandala Airlines Boeing 737 crashed into a crowded residential community shortly after takeoff from Medan's Polonia airport, killing 143 people...
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Delta plans long-term return

...offered round-trip tickets for $574.This summer, Delta is expected to offer service to Juneau aboard a 162-seat Boeing 737-800, the same aircraft used by Alaska Airlines. After summer's end, Delta is expected to shift to a 76-passenger...
It's no longer safe to recline your airplane seat

...inch from each row on certain jets to make room for six more seats. American is increasing the number of seats on its Boeing 737-800s from 150 to 160. Delta installed new, smaller toilets in its 737-900s, enabling it to squeeze in an extra...
Alaska Air reports another record quarter

...For the remainder of the year, Alaska Airlines will look to wrap up a $100 million investment in new seats for its 94 Boeing 737-800 and 737-900 aircraft. The seats each have a power outlet and USB input for electronics and will grow capacity...
Tours to fly between Fairbanks, Dawson

...Visitors were served at those locations by Westmark Hotels and both have been closed.Air North will carry passengers in Boeing 737-200 jets, which can use the gravel runways at Dawson, said Air North CEO Allan Moore.The Dawson runway has weight...


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