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Breaking: Worker Stuck in Cargo Hold, Alaska Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Seattle

Alaska Airlines Flight 448 from Seattle to Los Angeles returned to Seattle Airport and made an emergency landing shortly after takeoff, after passengers reported they heard loud banging from “under the plane.” The banging was found to be from a ramp agent, who was stuck in the cargo hold. The pilot made a request for…

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AA Buys Alaska, Korean Leaves SkyTeam, Joins Oneworld, DL & AS Break-Up in this Crazy Scenario

Hunter Keay of Wolfe Research offered a very interesting scenario today in which Korean breaks up with Delta and SkyTeam, AA then pursues a 3-way joint venture with JAL and Korean, DL and Alaska break-up, and then eventually AA makes a play for Alaska Airlines. It’s fun to play what-if, but even as the analyst admits, the…

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Alaska Airlines – “We’re Not Paying for Delta’s New Seattle Terminal”

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Today, Alaska Airlines told Seattle (SEA) airport officials that they do not want their passengers paying for an international terminal expansion that will mostly benefit Delta. The terminal expansion costs recently skyrocketed from $300 million to over $600 million. Alaska’s senior VP of external relations had this to say about the meeting with the Port…

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Alaska Disappearing in 2015? Delta CEO – “No Drama. Just Business”

24/7 Wall Street‘s / Yahoo‘s “10 brands that will disappear in 2015” actually lists Alaska Airlines as a potential company that might not be around after 2015…what hogwash! Alaska management has said multiple times that they are not interested in selling the company nor do they need to in order to effectively compete. The article doesn’t…

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Trip Report – Emirates A380 First Class LAX – Dubai (DXB) w/ Shower Spa Part 2

This is part four of a fifteen part trip report from my travels to the Maldives and Dubai. This picture report covers the second part of an Emirates A380 w/ shower spa trip report from LAX – Dubai (DXB). There were so many amenities on the flight besides the shower that I need two posts…

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Delta Adds Even More Flights from Seattle…

Delta announced this morning even more new flights from their growing “global gateway” in Seattle. The new flights begin Dec. 20, 2014 and will include some interesting Saturday only flights: Five daily flights to Phoenix One daily seasonal flight to Palm Springs, Calif. Saturday seasonal service to Tucson, Ariz. Saturday seasonal service to Jackson Hole,…

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Trip Report – Emirates A380 First Class LAX – Dubai (DXB) w/ Shower Spa Part 1

This is part three of a fifteen part trip report from my travels to the Maldives and Dubai. This picture report covers the first part of an Emirates A380 w/ shower spa trip report from LAX – Dubai (DXB). There were so many amenities on the flight besides the shower that I need two posts…

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