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Horizon to base crews here again

Horizon Air is re-establishing Spokane as a crew base for pilots and attendants, changing an 11-year practice of having crews spend a night in area hotels before leaving the next …


Alaska Airlines eliminating prayer cards

SEATTLE – Alaska Airlines is ending decades of giving passengers prayer cards with their meals, saying Wednesday the decision was made out of respect for all passengers. Airline spokeswoman Bobbie …


Alaska Airlines retiring meal tray prayer cards

SEATTLE — After 30 years of giving passengers spiritual words to reflect on while they eat their meals, Alaska Airlines is retiring the prayer cards from their meal trays.


Next IT has United on board

Spokane-based tech company Next IT announced that United Airlines will start using its virtual customer agent online next year. The company has developed similar products for Alaska Airlines and Continental …


Alaska offers new Seattle-Spokane flights

Alaska Airlines/Horizon Air announced Friday it will add two daily round-trips between Spokane and Seattle to fill the void left by Southwest Airlines, which announced this week that it will …


Horizon arrives to fill Southwest departure

Alaska Airlines/Horizon Air announced today it is going to fill the void left by Southwest Airlines in the decision by Southwest earlier this week to terminate direct service between Spokane …


As its peers pair off, Alaska Airlines follows its own path

SEATTLE — Alaska Airlines CEO Bill Ayer pilots a rarity in the airline industry — a carrier that has made it through a turbulent decade without filing for bankruptcy or …


Alaska Airlines jets bump at Sea-Tac Airport gate

Passengers were evacuated from an Alaska Airlines jet that bumped into another Alaska plane this morning while backing from its terminal gate at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.


Group eyes coalition to fuel jets with crops

Washington State University, along with Boeing, Alaska Airlines and other groups, is starting a six-month analysis of ways to build a Pacific Northwest coalition to convert crops into commercial airplane …


Alaska Airlines boosts performance

Less than five years ago, Alaska Airlines ranked dead last in on-time performance among the 19 airlines tracked by the federal government. But a new system adopted by the airline …


Coca-Cola back on Alaska Air beverage carts

SEATTLE — Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air will resume serving Coca-Cola beverages on flights starting March 1.


Alaska Air can adapt quickly, CEO says

ATLANTA – The parent company of Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air believes the company’s smaller size relative to some of its bigger rivals is an advantage in a financially challenging …


Alaska Airlines testing ‘optimized’ landings

SEATAC– Long after dark one night last week when few planes were in the air, an Alaska Airlines Boeing 737 descended toward Seattle-Tacoma International Airport its engines at idle power. …


Alaska Air would consider merger, but says nothing in works

ATLANTA – Alaska Air Group, operator of Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air and a partner of Delta Air Lines, would consider a combination with another carrier if the right deal …


Airlines adopt Next IT product

An automated question-and-answer service developed by Spokane’s Next IT has turned into an online travel agent for Alaska and Horizon airlines. The Seattle-based airlines unveiled Ask Jenn, an automated information …