Transportation and logistics coverage includes the major role Alaska ports, hubs, facilities, terminals and infrastructure provide for freight cargo and exports/imports, plus passenger travel operations. Business editorial focuses on the industries related to Alaska’s ports, harbors, and docks and the goods moved via air, rail, truck, and ocean shipping operations.
Latest Transportation News
December employment was down an estimated 0.3 percent, or 900 jobs, from December 2017. Retail, manufacturing and professional and business services each lost 400 jobs while information and financial activities each fell by 200.read more
The Alaska Airlines board of directors has elected three new company officers: Constance von Muehlen, senior vice president of maintenance and engineering; Ron Calvin, vice president of inflight; and Jenny Wetzel, vice president of labor relations.read more
Alaska Air Group Inc. reported December and full-year operational results on a consolidated basis, for its mainline operations operated by subsidiaries Alaska Airlines Inc. and for its regional flying operated by subsidiary Horizon Air Industries Inc. and third-party regional carriers SkyWest Airlines and Peninsula Airlines.read more
Elliott Bay Design Group announced the opening of its new East Coast office in New York. The office will provide professional engineering and naval architecture services as well as waterfront development expertise to clients on the East Coast and is a springboard for future growth in the region.read more
Alaska Railroad Announces Finalists of Catch the Train Photo Contest, Online Voting for Grandprize Winner Begins
The Alaska Railroad announced the finalists of its Catch the Train Photo Contest, all of whom will be featured in the Railroad’s 12-month 2020 calendar.read more
We Believe in Our Alaska Community Role - Get to Know Matson, Because We're Interested in Learning About You
Fiscal year 2017 marked another year of growth for Alaska’s Native Regional Corporations, which brought in billions of dollars to the state and employ tens of thousands of Alaskans.
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In This Issue
Junior Achievement Turns 100
Locally, Junior Achievement of Alaska has been helping students better understand business and economics for forty-six years. Based in Anchorage with a staff of three, Junior Achievement of Alaska serves more than 14,500 students in fifty-five communities around the state. Many past Junior Achievement students have gone on to become successful professionals and continue to serve as classroom volunteers to help raise the next generation of business leaders.