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Symphony review: Warm tones on a frigid night

...this day of television commercials, when some people hear George Gershwin's "Rhapsody in Blue," do they shout "United Airlines!"? Whatever the case, pianist Johan Botes, with the dependable support of the Juneau Symphony Orchestra, certainly...
WSJ ranks Alaska Airlines best overall in U.S.

...highest overall rating, as calculated by the WSJ blog "The Middle Seat." Virgin America took second place, and United Airlines was ranked last.The authors of the scorecard examined data, mostly from the Department of Transportation, to determine...
Empire Editorial: Keep Alaska neutral in the airline wars

United Airlines used to encourage Americans to "fly the friendly skies." Those skies have become a bit grim lately.With passengers feuding...
Tourism expected to hold the line in 2014

...she expects similar visitor numbers to last year.Delta is offering nonstop service from Seattle to Fairbanks, and United Airlines will again be flying direct between Fairbanks and Chicago and Denver this summer, routes it first flew in 2013...
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Hawaiian Airlines still tops on-time rankings, Alaska Airlines in second

...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, 64.6 percent13. Frontier Airlines...
At a glance: Airlines put more seats on planes

...although the airline says that changes to the seat design mean no loss in comfort.UNITED AIRLINESNew seats going into United Airlines' Airbus A320s are an inch closer together, but the airline says passengers actually have more than an inch of additional...
Alaska Airlines increases the fee to check a suitcase

...change tickets 60 or more days from the day of travel will not incur any fee at all.American Airlines, Delta, United Airlines and US Airways all increased change fees on domestic tickets from $150 to $200 in May.Alaska Airlines Group Inc...
Airlines' on-time rating drops again

...federal regulations. Cancelations ticked up slightly from a year ago.Consumers were most likely to complain about United Airlines or American Airlines and least likely to kvetch about Alaska or Southwest.Hawaiian, which benefits from favorable...
Lee Ray Neal Viet Nam with Attack Squadron 95, aboard the aircraft carrier USS Shangri-La. Subsequently, Lee worked for United Airlines and then Airborne Express, living in California and then moving to Roy, WA, where he thrived on his farm. Lee...
Shuttle Xing: Endeavour treks through LA streets

...Goose" aircraft was built in sections and hauled from Culver City to Long Beach, 30 miles away. In 1984, an old United Airlines DC-8, with its wings and tail disassembled, was towed from Long Beach to the science center.Earlier this year...
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