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Alaska Airlines Removed Passenger for Catcalling Flight Attendant

Alaska Airlines aircraft in the new livery

A passenger was asked to deplane an Alaska Airlines flight in Seattle today, after catcalling a flight attendant during the safety demonstration. Passenger Amber Nelson first wrote about the incident on her personal Facebook page. During the demonstration, a man called out “ooh, sexy!” when a female flight attendant was demonstrating how to use the…

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Court Rejected Flight Attendants’ Claims that Uniforms Cause Hives

An Alaska Airlines flight attendant in the Twin Hill-manufactured uniform

In 2011, Alaska Airlines rolled out new uniforms made by Twin Hill. Shortly after, 10% of Alaska Airlines’ flight attendants reported itching, hives, rashes, hair loss, and other health reactions to the uniform. Later in 2012, flight attendants filed a class action lawsuit against Twin Hill, for including a dye, Disperse Orange 37/76, in the…

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Alaska/Virgin Delay Merger, DOJ Needs More Time + AS to Slash Virgin Mgmt Jobs


Alaska Air Group said yesterday that it will delay its merger with Virgin America, originally scheduled for September 30th, in order to allow the US DOJ additional time to review the deal. Alaska met last week with the antitrust division chief to discuss competitive concerns, though the airlines contend that their routes are mostly complementary.…

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Alaska MileagePlan Sale – Up to 50% Bonus!

Alaska Mileage Plan

Alaska Airlines doesn’t belong to any alliance, but they have a variety of partners where you can earn or redeem MileagePlan miles with. Their partners often have aspirational products, like Cathay Pacific First Class and Emirates First Class. Other than these two, Alaska also partners with AeroMexico, Air France, American Airlines, British Airways, Delta, FIJI Airways, Hainan Airlines, Japan…

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DOT Grants Havana Flights to 8 US Airlines – Airline & City Details Here

US Airlines to Havana

Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, JetBlue, Southwest, Spirit, and United have been tentatively granted rights to fly from the US to Havana, Cuba! In the tentative decision, DOT stated that this proceeding provides an opportunity to introduce scheduled service to Havana after more than 50 years of U.S.-Cuba services being absent altogether or limited only to…

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FDA Tells Alaska: You’re Dirty, No Ice Allowed for Horizon Air Beverages

Hand Wash

The FDA has informed Alaska Air Group that its Horizon Air subsidiary needs to stop serving ice with drinks until it installs hand-washing sinks in the bathrooms of its fleet of 52 Bombardier Q400 turboprops. Having employees was their hands in airport bathrooms and utilizing hand sanitizer is not enough according to the FDA. “Directing your employees to…

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Delta: Alaska-Virgin Merger Has No Impact on Us, “Let’s See How They Do”, Future of Delta/Alaska Code-Share…

Alaska Virgin Prem W Coast Airline

Delta’s new CEO Ed Bastian had some interesting comments on the planned Alaska-Virgin America merger. When asked by the Puget Sound Business Journal about the impact on Delta he shrugged and said all the routes already existed before the acquisition. “It doesn’t have any impact on Delta at all. They’ll have their work cut out…

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