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Alaska Air strengthens doors on cockpits

...with Alaska Airlines to complete the changes on the carrier's 70 Boeing 737s by Nov. 15 and will then turn to the 32 MD-80-series planes, president William S. Ayer said Tuesday. Tougher cockpit doors had been under consideration since March...

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Business Digest

...year-ago profit of $90.2 million, or $2.71 per share. The results included charges stemming from the early buyout of MD-80 aircraft leases, severance costs for hundreds of clerical, office and passenger service employees, and fuel-hedging...

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Lack of grease, maintenance cited in crash of 261

...for a story in Friday editions. The MD-80 jet crashed off Southern California...report also cites the design of the MD-80 series, built by McDonnell Douglas...Chicago-based Boeing to modify the MD-80 series of planes as well as a similar...

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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...investigators are also looking into a Wednesday incident where a jammed horizontal stabilizer forced an American Airlines MD-80 to return to Phoenix 20 minutes after it took off for Dallas. The plane is part of the same series of aircraft as the...

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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...interval between lubrication schedules was the result of ``demonstrated reliability.'' FAA data indicates that the MD-80 has a strong safety record. But mechanical problems with its horizontal stabilizer have prompted the FAA to order mandatory...

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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...was found about 30 minutes into Saturday's flight from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport to Ontario, Calif. The MD-80 returned to Sea-Tac and passengers slid to the ground on emergency chutes. Two people suffered minor injuries. The...

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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...progress of a plane's maintenance, twice ordered an Alaska MD-80 grounded, although it had been cleared as airworthy by...maintenance check. Liotine reported the throttles for the MD-80's two engines had not been properly synchronized. Liotine...

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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...THE JUNEAU EMPIRE An Alaska Airlines MD-80 was forced to turn around and make...in the Jan. 31 crash of an Alaska MD-80 off the California coast, which killed...On Aug. 3, Alaska pulled 17 of its MD-80 aircraft out of service to check the...

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Alaska Digest

...million, or 44 cents per share, a year earlier. Last year's results included charges related to the buyout of five MD-80 aircraft leases and a voluntary severance program that was part of a new labor contract. Revenue rose 6 percent to $995...

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Northwest Digest

...connections in Seattle were given priority on other Alaska Airlines flights shortly after the plane landed. The Boeing MD-80 was expected to remain in Oakland through the afternoon as mechanics awaited a new fuel pump, which had to be flown from...

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