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Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for Feb. 23 a lot of hard work by volunteers and participants.Thumbs down to drug dealing. Earlier this month, PenAir CEO Danny Seybert stood up in Dillingham and made a startling assertion: "I am without a doubt the biggest drug runner in the state...
Volcano's ash prompts flight cancellations

...communities since Sunday afternoon. The communities include Sand Point, which reported a dusting of ash Sunday.Penair CEO Danny Seybert said for those flying in the region, flight disruptions are part of doing business. It's not unusual for the airline...
Advocates of rural community defend 'airport to nowhere'

...Akutan and the hub town Unalaska aboard PenAir's hardy and historic 1942 Grumman Goose seaplane, airline President Danny Seybert said. Akutan Mayor Joe Bereskin said it's a 20-minute flight or four to six hours by boat. The commuter airline...
PenAir cuts back pilots, service

...laid off 15 pilots and parked three of its turbo prop 19-passenger aircraft to cut costs. Chief executive officer Danny Seybert says PenAir had a huge deficit and trimmed operations back this month in response. Seybert says the company was...
State cuts lease costs at rural airports

...Southwest Alaska from Anchorage. The company has seen its fuel costs double in the past year, said airline president Danny Seybert. That has led to three rate increases since the first of the year. Another increase is coming July 1, he said...


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