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Ravn Alaska Expanding Network to Serve Dillingham and King Salmon None 

Ravn Alaska Expanding Network to Serve Dillingham and King Salmon

Ravn Air Group (“Ravn”), Alaska’s largest regional airline, today announced it is expanding its network to provide nonstop service to Dillingham and King Salmon beginning on Valentine’s Day, Feb.14, 2018.

 The World’s Best Aerial Firefighting Machine Returns to Chile None 

The World’s Best Aerial Firefighting Machine Returns to Chile

Erickson Incorporated, a leading aerospace manufacturer and global aerial services company that has fought fires for nearly 50 years, has returned to serve the citizens of Chile in the Bío Bío Region.

Railroad names new Chief Operating Officer None 

Railroad names new Chief Operating Officer

The Alaska Railroad (ARRC) has named Vice President of Engineering Clark Hopp as chief operating officer (COO), effective January 1, 2018, when current COO Doug Engebretson retires. The COO oversees rail transportation, engineering, mechanical, safety and grant administration functions.

Boatyard Operations None 

Boatyard Operations

Boatyards and shipyards deal with a plethora of requirements to sustain their operations, which are critical to the communities they serve. Their operational processes and costs include maintaining equipment, supplies, labor, customer service, and workers compensation and other insurance.

Neva Lake Bridge at Excursion Inlet complete, open to traffic None 

Neva Lake Bridge at Excursion Inlet complete, open to traffic

The Tongass National Forest announces the Neva Lake Bridge over South Creek on the Juneau Ranger District is open to traffic. The bridge was replaced by a government-provided prefabricated steel truss shipped from Oregon. Final inspection of the bridge was completed Nov. 8.

This move fit to a T None 

This move fit to a T

A 92-year old Tin Lizzie joins the wide array of noteworthy cargo to ride in the hold of a Lynden Air Cargo Hercules.

Alaska Aerospace Launches Aurora Launch Services Company None 

Alaska Aerospace Launches Aurora Launch Services Company

The Alaska Aerospace Board of Directors has approved a resolution adopting Articles of Organization and Operating Agreement establishing Aurora Launch Services, LLC. As a wholly-owned subsidiary of Alaska Aerospace, Aurora Launch Services is a major step towards creating a more cost effective, private sector focused business capable of providing niche contract launch services to spaceports worldwide. As the emerging small launch vehicle market grows, Aurora Launch Services will be a major part of Alaska Aerospace’s efforts at creating an Alaska based sustainable aerospace business that serves a global launch market.

Drayage from the Port of Anchorage None 

Drayage from the Port of Anchorage

Anyone wandering through a retail establishment piling a shopping cart high with Doritos, peaches, pilot bread, and peanut butter should take a minute to thank a trucker.

Port of Alaska None 

Port of Alaska

The Port of Anchorage is no longer. The port—through which an estimated 90 percent of the merchandise goods for 85 percent of Alaska’s populated areas pass—is now called Port of Alaska.

Lynden drivers compete in National Truck Driving Championships None 

Lynden drivers compete in National Truck Driving Championships

Three Lynden drivers qualified for and participated in the National Truck Driving Championships Aug. 9-12 in Orlando, FL.