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Alaska Airlines' frequent flyer program once again named No. 1 loyalty program by U.S. News & World Report None 

Alaska Airlines' frequent flyer program once again named No. 1 loyalty program by U.S. News & World Report

For the third year in a row, Alaska Mileage Plan has received top honors in U.S. News & World Report's list of Best Airline Rewards Programs.

JetBlue Partners with Gladly to Reimagine Customer Service for Air Travel None 

JetBlue Partners with Gladly to Reimagine Customer Service for Air Travel

JetBlue (NASDAQ:JBLU) and Gladly, a modern customer service platform, today announced a partnership that will enable travelers to have one continuous conversation with JetBlue’s customer support team across multiple communication channels. Gladly’s people-centered approach empowers companies like JetBlue to humanize the customer service experience by treating customers like people, not case numbers, and quickly get to the heart of the customer’s needs so they can be resolved efficiently.

Alaska Airlines promotes Shane Tackett to senior vice president and names Andy Schneider new vice president of people None 

Alaska Airlines promotes Shane Tackett to senior vice president and names Andy Schneider new vice president of people

Alaska Airlines' board of directors have elected Shane Tackett senior vice president of revenue management and e-commerce, and Andrea "Andy" Schneider vice president of people.

Alaska Airlines launches nonstop service from San Francisco and Los Angeles to Mexico City None 

Alaska Airlines launches nonstop service from San Francisco and Los Angeles to Mexico City

Alaska Airlines today launched service to Mexico City's Benito Juarez International Airport from two major California hubs: San Francisco International Airport and Los Angeles International Airport. Later this fall, Alaska Airlines will also add service from San Diego International Airport to Mexico City, becoming the only airline to serve Mexico City from all three California gateways.

 Alaska-based PenAir filing Chapter 11 reorganization plan None 

Alaska-based PenAir filing Chapter 11 reorganization plan

Alaska-based PenAir has filed for Chapter 11 reorganization with the state of Alaska. This action will not affect scheduled air service operations in Alaska or Boston. PenAir’s Portland, Oregon and Denver, Colorado hubs will begin the process of closing scheduled service over the next 90 days.

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Horizon Air names new vice president flight operations and new vice president of finance and planning

Horizon Air's board of directors have elected Captain John Hornibrook vice president of flight operations and Brooke Vatheuer vice president of finance and planning.

Alaska Air Group declares quarterly dividend August 2017 None 

Alaska Air Group declares quarterly dividend August 2017

The board of directors of Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK) has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of 30 cents per share. The dividend will be paid on Sept. 7, 2017, to all shareholders of record as of Aug. 22, 2017. Dividends are financed from operating cash flow and cash on hand.

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Flat Lake & Mud Lake Ribbon Cutting for Winter vehicle access

Less vehicles in the drink in winter, fewer calls to emergency responders are the benefits of this project.

James Beer, EVP, CFO of McKesson Corporation, joins Alaska Air Group Board of Directors None 

James Beer, EVP, CFO of McKesson Corporation, joins Alaska Air Group Board of Directors

Alaska Air Group, the parent company of Alaska Airlines, Virgin America and Horizon Air, announced the appointment of James Beer, executive vice president and chief financial officer of McKesson Corporation, to the company's board of directors. Beer will join the compensation and leadership development and safety committees.

Salmonfest: 3 days of fish, love, and music is this weekend! None 

Salmonfest: 3 days of fish, love, and music is this weekend!

Salmonfest, Alaska’s biggest festival weekend, offers over 60 bands and a whole lot more. Join us August 4-6th at the Kenai Peninsula Fairgrounds in Ninilchik for Salmonfest 2017. We invite you to come enjoy Jewel, Rusted Root, Railroad Earth, Rising Appalachia, The California Honeydrops, and Pimps of Joytime just to name a few.