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Alaska Air reports another record quarter

...Air Group is one of only two major domestic carriers to have an investment-grade credit rating. The other is Southwest Airlines."This important recognition validates the work we've been doing to position Air Group as a high-quality industrial...
Hawaiian Airlines still tops on-time rankings, Alaska Airlines in second

...74.0 percent6. US Airways, 73.8 percent7. Virgin America, 73.2 percent8. SkyWest, 71.1 percent9. Southwest Airlines, 70.4 percent10. United Airlines, 70.0 percent11. American Eagle, 66.5 percent12. JetBlue Airways...
Airport board talks coffee, cigarettes, changes

...Nichols said. "Airports is in my blood."Nichols said he helped Boise International Airport with its addition of Southwest Airlines. It was a push to bring in a big airline with giant ticket sales, he said. He said he has also worked on projects...
TSA to allow small knives, bats, clubs on planes

...of the wrong passengers.Transport Workers Union Local 556, which represents over 10,000 flight attendants at Southwest Airlines, called the new policy "dangerous" and "shortsighted," saying it was designed to make "the lives of TSA staff...
Alaska Air chief upbeat about airline's future

...other one-time items, Alaska Air Group had a net loss of $5.9 million. Among Alaska's competitors, only Southwest Airlines Co. and AirTran Holdings Inc., a discount carrier based in Orlando, Fla., made it out of 2005 in the black...
Air cargo still under radar despite deaths

...destiny was clear. "Pilot's kids become pilots," said father Larry Hibberd, a former Navy pilot who flew for Southwest Airlines for 26 years. "He was so focused on being a pilot." Cargo was the way Nicholas paid his dues, just as his brother...
This Day in History

...Ark., because of unruly white crowds were escorted to class. In 1978, 144 people were killed when a Pacific Southwest Airlines Boeing 727 and a private plane collided over San Diego. In 1981, Sandra Day O'Connor was sworn in as the first...
How we play

...Bringing play to work can be more healthy, not only for individuals but for the entire company, he said. "Look at Southwest Airlines," Brown said, referring to the fourth-largest commercial airline in the country. "They have the fastest turnaround...
Dispute could lead to higher air tickets

...landing and terminal fees paid by airlines and revenue from airport parking, shops and restaurants. Bob Montgomery, Southwest Airlines' vice president of properties, told airport commissioners on Nov. 20 the rate increase would make LAX the most...
This Day in History

...Apollo 17 blasted off from Cape Canaveral, Fla. In 1987, 43 people were killed after a gunman aboard a Pacific Southwest Airlines jetliner in California apparently opened fire on a fellow passenger and the two pilots, causing the plane to crash...


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