Alaska Airlines

An Alaska Airlines plane takes off Monday, Oct. 28, 2013, from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

What not to do on a flight: Chant loudly!

SEATTLE (AP) — Officials say a man who was loudly chanting on an Alaska Airlines flight from Seattle to Hawaii made the other passengers uncomfortable and prompted the crew to return and drop him off […]

07/03/2014

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Asiana flight attendants make news with bravery

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Before Asiana Flight 214 crash-landed in San Francisco, the last time the Korean airlines’ flight attendants made news it was over an effort by their union earlier this year to get […]

07/14/2013

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Study: Doctors often on board to help sick fliers

(AP) – Is there a doctor on board? Surprisingly often, there is — in half of in-flight medical emergencies — and sick airline passengers almost always survive, a new study finds. The research is the […]

05/29/2013

An Alaska Airlines jet

FBI: Man tried to open exit door on Oregon flight

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A passenger on a commercial flight from Alaska to Oregon was arrested Monday after witnesses say he tried to open an emergency exit during the plane’s descent and other passengers had […]

05/27/2013

An Alaska Airlines jet

Alaska Airlines: Pilot who fainted had stomach bug

SEATTLE (AP) — An Alaska Airlines spokesman says a pilot who lost consciousness while flying from Los Angeles to Seattle was suffering from food poisoning or a stomach virus.

02/01/2013

An Alaska Airlines jet

Passengers talk about pilot who lost consciousness in flight

Flight 473, a Boeing 737, departed LAX at 6:37 last night bound for Seattle with 116 passengers and five crewmembers aboard. But the jet touched down in Portland around 9:05 p.m. because the pilot lost […]

02/01/2013

Passenger escorted off plane after threat warning

SEATTLE (AP) — Two military jets escorted an Alaska Airlines flight into Seattle and authorities took a passenger off the plane, after a caller told the FBI that a possible hijacker was aboard.

01/17/2013

Pilot in cockpit of jet

Coroner reports on cause of pilot’s death

BURBANK (CNS) – The death of an Alaska Airlines pilot whose body was found on a Golden State (5) Freeway offramp in October was due to natural causes, a Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office report said today.

12/14/2012

Significant flight delays for Alaska Airlines this morning

SEATTLE (AP) – A computer problem is causing significant delays for Alaska Airlines flights. Airline spokeswoman Bobbie Egan says the problem is with a data connection. The airline hasn’t been able to check in passengers […]

10/08/2012

Pilot's body found on freeway off-ramp in Burbank

BURBANK, Calif. (AP) – The body of an Alaska Airlines pilot has been found on a Southern California freeway off-ramp. The Los Angeles County coroner’s office says 55-year-old Clifford Morris of Richland, Wash., was found […]

10/03/2012

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