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Holiday travel tales at airports across Alaska and Hawaii

Thanksgiving travelers spent the day Tuesday catching flights in Anchorage, Alaska, and Honolulu to destinations as remote as the Alaska village of Pitkas Point and as far away as Saipan.
Tips and resources from Alaska DOT for safe holiday travel

JUNEAU - The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities would like to remind drivers to prepare for safe winter travel in the Last Frontier. According to a release from the department, drivers should check 511.alaska.
How to make air travel slower, less safe

...Administrator John Pistole is widely expected to grant this union collective bargaining rights. This will not improve holiday travel. Unions already make getting rid of problem employees difficult. Those screeners who pat down too enthusiastically...
Airport parking

...corresponding search fee) prior to entering the short term lot. This makes airport access much easier during the busy holiday travel season and inclement weather months. Patty deLaBruere Juneau International Airport
TSA meets federal screening deadline in Southeast Alaska

...the machines, people and dislocated office space. Holiday travel tips The Transportation Security Administration . Some suggestions to make holiday travel easier: Wrap packages after you arrive or ship packages...
New screening procedure starts at Juneau Airport 800 number if a person has a problem," she said. "So they can see that someone has inspected their bag." Holiday travel tips Pointers from the Transportation Security Administration Wait to wrap your gifts. Wrapped gifts might need to...
LeConte to return this week; Pelican suffers service loss

...inconvenience," she said. Victo Stepanenko, owner of the town's Lisianski Inlet Cafe, said people typically plan holiday travel around the ferry schedule. Fewer friends and family of Pelican residents will come to the city this year because...
When traveling with a cat, avoid the window seat next to the engine

...were not headed there, she'd settle down to snooze through the rest of the trip. Especially during the crush of holiday travel, I recommend keeping your cat in the cabin rather than in the baggage bay. You'll need a kennel that fits beneath...
Officials: Indications are plane crash caused by accident, not terrorism

...accident, not terrorism. "All indications are it's an accident," said NTSB Chairwoman Marion Blakey. With the holiday travel season approaching, officials in Washington sought to manage renewed anxiety about the safety and financial health...
More travelers stranded amid winter storm

...added, if any, has yet to be announced. "We regret the impact these cancellations are having on our customers' holiday travel plans," said Ben Minicucci, Alaska Airlines chief operating officer. "These decisions are guided by our commitment...


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