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Sidelined helicopter disrupts service to remote village

ANCHORAGE - The only flight service to a remote Alaska island village has been cut off for three weeks because a designated helicopter was sidelined by maintenance...
My Turn: Governor: Don't forget about tourism and fisheries

...that demand. Within a matter of a couple years the business expanded to offer a fly-out component with a local flight service and had seven guides, a driver and a book-keeper supporting the effort. The saltwater side of the business grew...
Troopers name 2 men killed in Alaska plane crash

...There also were no immediate reports of anything recorded by a Federal Aviation Administration control tower or a flight service station, Johnson said.Troopers flew to the scene by helicopter after the plane was reported overdue, and a local...
US, Canada conduct Bering Strait spill drill

...citizens and scientists who give advice to federal agencies on Arctic research priorities.The Coast Guard is operating flight service facilities on a seasonal basis this year in Kotzebue for search and rescue, but Ulmer is concerned that helicopters...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

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Regional flight service slashes 80 employees, most of its runs

Taquan Air has lightened its load in an effort to stay in the air, dropping flights to more than 20 isolated communities in Southeast Alaska.
FAA: Remote flight service station to be repaired

...reports that the communications outlet has been down since October of last year, even though it's used by pilots and flight service stations in Kenai and Dillingham, as well as the occasional use by Alaska Airlines and Peninsula Airways. FAA spokesman...
Regional News
Fairbanks-Frankfurt flights resume

FAIRBANKS - Summer passenger flight service between Frankfurt, Germany, and Fairbanks by Condor-Thomas Cook Airlines will resume this year without a request for Alaska...
Ketchikan precipitation nears record

...toward the record books. As of early Tuesday, the Flight Service Station at Ketchikan International Airport had measured...and January with 25.06 inches, according to the Flight Service Station. The National Weather Service's Web site...
Fire damages LAB hangar wall

...operations, a company co-owner said Wednesday. Lynn Bennett, director of operations for the Southeast Alaska flight service, said no equipment was damaged, and a mechanic working in the hangar at the time couldn't even tell there was...


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