Alaska Airlines

Portland-bound plane strikes truck on Boston taxiway; no injuries

BOSTON -- The Massachusetts Port Authority says a plane heading to Portland struck a parked truck on the taxiway at Boston's Logan International …

Aviation

Air Travelers "Objectively" Benefit From Consolidation, But Service Quality Is Hard To Measure

If you’re a relatively frequent flier you might want to sit down before reading any further.<p>The best market in America to fly from/to/through is – Chicago.<p>Yep. That Chicago. The one widely known for flight delays, crowded terminals, really nasty winter weather and not-always-so-charming airline and …

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166 passengers forced off plane at Boston airport after collision with de-icing truck

article<p>http://www.ajc.com/news/166-passengers-forced-off-plane-boston-airport-after-collision-with-icing-truck/xkA4UgGru01yoRmw0OFFoK/<p>Passengers on …

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Alaska Airlines ups its commitment to Paine Field, announces routes - Wandering Aramean

In May 2017 Alaska Airlines announced plans to operate 9 daily flights from a new passenger terminal to be built at Paine Field north of Seattle. …

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Alaska Airlines...please extend status expiration until January 31st.

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Alaska Airlines announcing Paine Field routes Tuesday

Alaska Airlines will announce Tuesday the first routes for its service from Everett's Paine Field.<p>Commercial passenger flights from the Snohomish …

Airlines

Alaska Airlines Plane Collides With Truck In Boston Airport

On Monday afternoon, Alaska Airlines Flight 33 on route to Portland, Oregon, collided with a de-icing truck at Logan International Airport in Boston. …

Aviation

Is Airbus About to Kill its Biggest Plane?

Airbus officials announced Monday the company may be forced to abandon its A380 superjumbo plane construction program.<p>According to the Associated …

Aviation

Man ODs At Airport- Throws Poop, Flight Cancelled Due To Rat, WWE Wrestler Stuck In Airplane Bathroom, 6 Years Old- 42 Countries Visited, Win $5,000 & More- The Rehash!

Last Thursday was a very special day for us here at Michael W Travels. Our little man Lucas turned 6 years old!<p>This year, Lucas wanted to go away for …

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PDX-bound flight canceled after plane hits deicing truck

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A Portland-bound Alaska Airlines flight hit a deicing truck at Logan Airport in Boston before takeoff on Monday afternoon, …

Aviation

Icelandair adds 3 new US destinations

Icelandair is a hybrid of a low cost carrier and a legacy carrier. While their service is certainly low frills, unlike ultra low cost carriers, you …

Airlines

Touring National Park sites in San Francisco on the cheap

Touring National Park sites in San Francisco on the cheap <br>posted by John : November 18-20, 2017<p>What better symbol of San Francisco<p>Than the Golden …

National Parks

Spirit Airlines Now Delivers More Flights On Time Than American Or United

The most recent reporting of airline on time performance data from the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) came with a big surprise: low cost carrier Spirit Airlines has turned into one of the most punctual carriers in the country.<p>As of November 2017, the most recent month in which on-time …

Airlines

My Unlikely, But Entertaining 2018 Travel PredictionsTravel with Grant

Greetings from Uyuni airport in Bolivia. I have a few minutes before my flight, so I wanted to get this post published. Sorry for the delay in …

Airlines

Secrets of the World’s Best Airlines: What Makes Them Special

Remember when flying was fun? When flight attendants took care of your every whim, and you didn’t have to worry about baggage fees, booking charges …

Airlines

American Airlines Sending Out Free Elite Status Trials

I am very familiar with airline elite status matches and challenges and the really fun game of dominos you can play in that regard. Heck, in 2016 I …

Airlines

RIP, Virgin America — You Will Be Missed!

Virgin America, which has become one of the most beloved airlines over the past decade since its launch in 2007, is officially saying goodbye as of Jan. 11. Though travelers can still anticipate seeing Virgin America planes at the airport for a while longer, the California-based airline will no …

Airlines

In Loving Memory of Virgin America

The country's best domestic airline may be gone, but it won't soon be forgotten.<p>Virgin America, a U.S. airline that was as colorful as its founder, Sir Richard Branson, and ranked consistently among the best in America since it launched, has passed on. It was only ten years old.<p>Following a merger …

Airlines

Why You Should Get an Alaska Airlines Credit Card in 2018

I’m a big fan of the Alaska Airlines Visa Signature card, and it’s not just because I like to fly with Alaska Airlines. In fact, it’s not even …

Airlines

Alaska Airlines (NYSE: ALK) hits key milestone in Virgin America purchase, fate of on-demand food still up in the air - San Francisco Business Times

By Mark Calvey <br>– Senior Reporter, San Francisco Business Times<p>Jan 11, 2018, 2:10pm PST<p>Alaska Airlines said Thursday that it has now received a single …

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FAA gives Alaska Airlines certificate to complete consolidation with Virgin America

The slow disappearing act of Virgin America has completed a crucial step: the Federal Aviation Administration has issued a license that allows Virgin America and Alaska Airlines to operate as one.<p>The “single operating certificate,” issued Thursday, sets the stage for Alaska Air Group to finish …

Airlines

Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan Fails Frequent Flyers

Alaska Airlines’ frequent flyer program, known as Mileage Plan, is touted as one of the last remaining frequent flyer programs that truly rewards …

Airlines

Guide to Virgin America + Alaska Conversion at Dallas Love Field

Over the next several months, Virgin America and Alaska Airlines will culminate the final stages of their merger activities. We have learned that …

Airlines

Alaska Airlines to Get an Upgrade With Satellite-Based Wi-Fi

Shares 0<p>Passengers of Alaska Airlines are about to be in for a major upgrade. The Seattle-based company announced that they will be moving away from …

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These companies have paid bonuses or boosted pay since tax bill passed

<b>Video by Fox Business</b><p>A growing number of companies benefiting from tax cuts are showing their employees the money.<p>Quotes in the article<p>Wal-Mart …

Retirement

JetBlue Was Just Named the Worst Airline in America

A new analysis of U.S. airlines form the Wall Street Journal places JetBlue dead last. But it might not be so simple.<p><i>The Wall Street Journal</i> released their annual analysis of U.S. airlines today, and in a surprising turn of events, JetBlue Airways came dead last in the rankings.<p>While Delta unseated …

Airlines

New Pre-Reclined Airline Seats are Awful – But They’re Just a Sympton of the Real Problem

Two weeks ago I wrote that British Airways is introducing seats with 29 inches of pitch and no recline. That’s an inch less space than Ryanair offers …

Airlines

The most punctual airlines in the world have been revealed

A delayed flight can be a major frustration for travellers – causing missed connections, long waits and even cutting in to your holiday time. Luckily, a new list of the world’s most punctual airlines will help you make an educated guess about what carrier will get you to your destination on …

Airlines

Best, Worst Airlines 2017: Delta Tops, JetBlue Ranks Lowest

In the best and worst of U.S. airlines in 2017, the four-year champion was unseated.

Conservative View

Travel deals: Airfare sale to San Diego and 10 percent off packages to Africa

This week’s best travel bargains around the globe.<p>Land<p>Book by Feb. 2 and <b>save</b> <b>up to $400</b> on select trips with EF Go Ahead Tours. For example, the Highlights of <b>Eastern Europe</b> tour departing March 26 starts at $1,769 per person double, a $400 savings. The trip includes 13 nights’ lodging in Budapest, …

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