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Missed flights due to delays in security lines at Sea-Tac

...because of waits of more than an hour in security lines, airline spokeswoman Marianne Lindsey said Thursday."Summer travel season is on," she said.The airline is sending text messages to travelers advising them to prepare for an hour at...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-06-13/missed-flights-due-delays-security-line
State
Gas prices take a hefty jump, likely will go higher

...what the upper end on this is going to be," he said. "I could see it lasting clear through Labor Day and the summer travel season. That's a traditional thing. In the lower 48, everyone is traveling, driving." Baker pinned the recent...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051704/loc_Gassy.shtml
News
My Turn: Keeping to schedule creates 'fast' ferries

...there will be only two trips out of Prince Rupert during the winter months and as few as four a week during the summer travel season. Ships will be laid up longer, meaning fewer months of work for the crews. Lawmakers cite a reduction in traffic...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051902/opi_myturn2.shtml
Opinion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...be in for a long wait. Prices that now average $1.41 a gallon in the United States could stay high into the summer travel season. Some analysts even predict pump prices up to $1.60 and $1.70 per gallon before the problem eases. In a...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021600/Loc_gas.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Thursday in the U.S. District Court in Seattle, seeking a court order to end the alleged slowdown. Since the summer travel season hasn't yet begun and planes are currently running only about 60 percent full, the airline has said it has been...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051299/Loc_akair.shtml
Lawmakers may restore $88 million in cuts

...Transportation officials are considering several steps to avert a shutdown, which would come during the most profitable summer travel season, Briggs said. "The worst case scenario is we tie up the vessels for an extended period of time, but I'm not...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/013004/sta_cuts.shtml
News
Government to test risk-based airport screening

...common sense when it screens all passengers at airports in the same manner. The change comes amid a typically busy summer travel season and on the heels of a public outcry over TSA screeners giving enhanced pat-downs to children and the elderly...

http://juneauempire.com/eileen-sullivan/2011-07-14/government-test-risk-based-ai
Outside editorial: Sensible precautions still best swine flu antidote

...in the United States. Americans have been fortunate, but we shouldn't push our luck. That means - with the summer travel season here - people should take basic precautions. Wearing masks isn't recommended at this stage. Washing your hands...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061809/opi_452198455.shtml
Thanks from the Juneau Empire

...board sign out front of a local diner which read "Stop in for lunch before we both starve." During the coastal summer travel season this little diner thrives, but throughout the year it relies on local support to stay in business. This small...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010211/opi_764476557.shtml
Opinion
No break this spring at the gas pump

...in Illinois and $4.05 in New York. It's too early to tell how much of a toll gas prices will take on the summer travel season. The jitters have come so early that AAA hasn't even put out its summer travel forecast yet. But there are...

http://juneauempire.com/michelle-r-smith/2011-04-21/no-break-spring-gas-pump

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