Alaska Airlines

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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

Ontario to Seattle flight diverted to San Jose

(CNS) – An Alaska Airlines flight from Ontario International Airport to Seattle was diverted to San Jose today and landed safely after the pilot declared an emergency, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. The emergency […]

08/08/2012

Tacoma man could face charges after flight tirade

(AP) – A 50-year-old Tacoma man could face criminal charges after an outburst over a reading light during a flight from Honolulu to Bellingham International Airport. Washington State Patrol spokesman Keith Leary tells The Bellingham […]

07/30/2012