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Alaska Airlines inaugurates service from San Jose, California to Austin, Texas and Tucson, Arizona None 

Alaska Airlines inaugurates service from San Jose, California to Austin, Texas and Tucson, Arizona

Alaska Airlines this week begins daily, nonstop service from San Jose, California to Austin, Texas, and Tucson, Arizona. With these new flights, Alaska serves more destinations from Mineta San Jose International Airport than any other airline by offering nonstop service to 18 destinations with a total of 31 daily departures.

Alaska Airlines invests in guest experience with next-generation Gogo 2Ku satellite Wi-Fi None 

Alaska Airlines invests in guest experience with next-generation Gogo 2Ku satellite Wi-Fi

Alaska Airlines has selected Gogo to provide next-generation satellite-based inflight Wi-Fi service across its entire Boeing and Airbus fleet. Gogo's broadband 2Ku service provides the significantly faster connection speed needed to stream content from services like Netflix, Hulu, and HBO GO while in the air. Utilizing this advanced technology, guests can use their devices in flight just as they would on the ground.

Great Alaskan Holidays Appeals to Diverse, Global Base None 

Great Alaskan Holidays Appeals to Diverse, Global Base

Great Alaskan Holidays (www.rvak.com), Alaska’s largest RV rental, sales, and service business headquartered in Anchorage, continues as a significant contributor to the State of Alaska’s tourism industry, and supporter of its economy, positioning itself as a draw to travelers from a global marketplace.

JetBlue Doubles Number of Daily Flights in Atlanta with New Nonstop Service to Three Focus Cities None 

JetBlue Doubles Number of Daily Flights in Atlanta with New Nonstop Service to Three Focus Cities

JetBlue (NASDAQ:JBLU) today announced the start date for service between Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) and three more of the airline’s focus cities. Beginning March 8, 2018, JetBlue will double the number of daily flights in Georgia’s capital city when it adds roundtrip service between Atlanta and:

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.