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Horizon Air to expand in Alaska with Bombardier Q400

A model of plane new to Alaska skies touched down in Juneau yesterday, but didn't have time to linger long.A Bombardier Q400 passenger plane operated by Horizon Air stopped by Juneau on Sunday for less than 24 hours on its way to Fairbanks...
Bird that collided with plane was bald eagle return to Sea-Tac, where it landed without incident.The collision had enough force the bird broke the skin of the Bombardier Q400 operated by airline subsidiary Horizon Air. The bird was still in the plane when it landed.At the time, Cooper said...
Alaska Air Group starts 2014 with another record profit

...improving our fleet's efficiency," he said.Alaska Airlines operates Boeing 737s exclusively and Horizon Air flies only Bombardier Q400 turboprops.Near-term business will focus on retaining Alaska Airlines' hold on the Pacific Northwest market, specifically...
Ice climbing tower opens for second season

...Ofelt said. Once more snow does fall, though, groomers will have an easier time pushing it around this year thanks to a new Bombardier BR 275 snowcat that UAF purchased this summer from a company in Utah. Even with the little bit of snow that has fallen this...
Outboard owners caught in bankruptcy's wake

...of last year. In March of this year Bombardier Motor Corp. of Montreal purchased for $95 million. However, Bombardier bought none of the company's liabilities...filed before the cutoff date issued by Bombardier, it was not honored. "So now it sits...
How black US airmen finally slipped their surly bonds

...their country came mostly from big cities to the Tuskegee Institute, which had been chosen to train pilots, navigators, bombardiers, mechanics and others.Still the country's long history of racism saddled the black aviators with the worst aircraft...
Alaska Airlines signs flying deal with SkyWest

...from Seattle and two from Portland, using five 70-seat Bombardier CRJ-700 regional jets it is buying from Horizon. Alaska...can decrease time on the routes compared with Horizon's Bombardier Q400 turboprop. The partnership between the two airlines...
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Fairbanks tour of planes that will replace jets

...the switch from jets to turboprop aircraft on flights to Anchorage.Starting in March, Alaska Airlines will fly 76-seat Bombardier Q400s on most routes between Fairbanks and Anchorage. The change is expected to save money by cutting fuel costs and providing...
Alaska Air making plane size changes for Fairbanks

...Anchorage with three turboprop planes, freeing up the jets to be used for new routes between Anchorage and the Lower 48.Three Bombardier Q400 planes will mostly replace the Boeing 737 jets that now fly between Alaska's two biggest cities, beginning next March...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...S. Air Force the following year. During World War II, he was awarded numerous medals for his service as a second lead bombardier/navigator in the 9th Division and flew 42 missions over Germany. After the war, Porter returned to Juneau where he worked...


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