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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...
United Airlines to drop service to Alaska

ANCHORAGE - United Airlines plans to discontinue all Alaska flights in September. The decision was spurred by record fuel prices and a sagging U.S. economy...
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...
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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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...
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...
Shirley Jean Ackley

...Pfenning.) as well as two granddaughters, Brianna and Raineka.After her marriage Shirley worked as a cashier for United Airlines and offce machine operator for the Texas Co. She moved with her family to Fairbanks Alaska in 1956. She was a full...
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...
United Airlines to cut 45 jobs

ANCHORAGE - United Airlines is cutting 45 permanent jobs in Anchorage and will end year-round nonstop service to Denver in a bid to save money and boost...


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