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EPA intends to regulate emissions by US airliners

...emissions are rising because there is more air travel overall. U.S. airlines, which include several of the world's largest carriers, account for about 29 percent of global airline carbon emissions if both domestic and international flights are...
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Alaska Air Group starts 2014 with another record profit

...growing capacity in Seattle, specifically from one large carrier," he said. "We believe our competitors' actions...flight attendants under contract through 2018.The large carrier flight attendants recently rejected a tentative contract...
Alaska Air chief upbeat about airline's future

...decided on a strategy to protect its bottom line from soaring fuel costs. Alaska Airlines, the nation's ninth-largest carrier, has spent the past few years aggressively cutting costs. Two years ago, the company cut about 200 management jobs...
Higher insurance could close assisted-living homes

...affinity group" with northwestern states that have similarly small populations to pool the insurance and attract larger carriers. Baker said many assisted-living homes likely would go out of business, leaving residents in nursing homes, if...
Airline cuts 24 jobs in Juneau

...become more competitive against low-cost carriers and save up to $35 million per year. The nation's ninth-largest carrier, which employs more than 11,000, said last month that it was cutting up to 150 management positions. On Thursday...
Alaska Air strengthens doors on cockpits

...convinced Raisbeck Engineering has found an excellent solution," Ayer said. Alaska Airlines is the nation's 10th largest carrier and the largest in passenger traffic on north-south routes along the West Coast. The reinforcement includes: Kevlar...
Juneau Empire Story Archive firm. Even so, Alaska, the nation's 10th-largest carrier, faces a corporate crisis and the challenge to regain...throes of merger fever. Six of the nation's 10 largest carriers have agreed to merge or are contemplating it, a trend...
Northwest Digest

...plane will house the antenna that receives and transmits satellite signals. Alaska Airlines, the nation's ninth-largest carrier, is researching various pricing options ranging from free service for some passengers to a day pass, spokeswoman...
Alaska Air joins in $5 fare jump

...Delta Air Lines Inc. raised domestic air fares by $5 each way late Thursday, and American Airlines, the nation's largest carrier, matched the increase on Friday. So did smaller Alaska Air Group and Midwest Airlines, according to Neil Bainton...
The quest for bandwidth

...eliminate one of the two leading low-cost rivals, reducing innovation in pricing and service offerings. The third-largest carrier, Sprint, is already taking a beating on Wall Street as investors take a dim view of its survival in an even more...


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