Tag: Alaska

Alaska Airlines plane overshoots runway: 2 critically injured

editor editor- October 18, 2019 18:39

Alaska Airlines Flight 3296, operated by Peninsula Airways, ran off the runway while landing at Alaska's Unalaska/Dutch Harbor Airport yesterday evening. Unalaska Island is part of the Aleutian Island chain ... Read More

Princess Cruises photo contest results

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 11, 2019 18:27

From more than 13,000 images submitted by the public in the "Sea to Sky Princess Photo Contest," Princess Cruises today announced the grand-prize consumer winner and shared the images that embody discovery ... Read More

Alaska Airlines adds a top requested destination from Paine Field

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019 21:09

Palm Springs becomes the ninth destination served by Alaska Airlines at Paine Field in Everett. The Alaska Airlines Blog has all the details, including the flight times, when the service ... Read More

“Summer of Shark” with Princess Cruises

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019 18:47

Coming to life again this summer and in celebration of Discovery Channel's Shark Week, television's longest running must-see summer event airing Sunday, July 28-Sunday, August 4, Princess Cruises will once ... Read More

Is Boeing bribing U.S.House Transportation Subcommittee on Aviation members? Follow the money

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 1, 2019 22:20

Is Boeing bribing Members of the United States House Transportation Subcommittee on Aviation with millions of dollars? Unfortunately, under U.S. law such payoffs are not considered bribes, but legal contributions., ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism: Visitor spending declined 6.2 percent in April 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019 19:46

Visitors to the Hawaiian Islands spent a total of $1.33 billion in April 2019, a decrease of 6.2 percent compared to the same month last year, according to preliminary statistics ... Read More

South African Airways and Alaska Airlines launch new interline agreement

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019 14:50

South African Airways (SAA), the national carrier of South Africa and Alaska Airlines, the fifth largest airline in the United States, announced today that they have established a new interline ... Read More

Places worth visiting to get inspired to study

editor editor- May 23, 2019 01:47

Sometimes, a student just needs to feel inspired. It happens when one is demotivated and not interested in studying anymore. A learner looks for free essays online in order not ... Read More

Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth kicks off inaugural season in Alaska

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019 00:15

Luxury cruise line Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth kicked off the company’s return to Alaska today in their West Coast homeport of Vancouver, Canada. Queen Elizabeth will sail four ten-night roundtrip voyages ... Read More

EL AL Israel Airlines & Alaska Airlines announce new global partnership

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019 18:47

EL AL Israel Airlines and Alaska Airlines today expanded their commercial relationship to include a reciprocal frequent flyer agreement. The agreement was signed by the CEOs of each airline at ... Read More

American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association welcomes new leadership

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2019 20:25

The Board of Directors of the American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Sherry L. Rupert as the new Executive Director for the ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism Authority: Visitor spending down 2.4 percent in Q1 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019 19:12

Visitors to the Hawaiian Islands spent a total of $4.52 billion in the first quarter of 2019, a decrease of 2.4 percent compared to the first quarter of 20181, according ... Read More

American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association welcomes new leadership

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019 15:55

The Board of Directors of the American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Sherry L. Rupert as the new Executive Director for the ... Read More

Russian billionaire buys world’s first private icebreaker

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 20, 2019 18:00

One of the top 50 richest Russians, banker Oleg Tinkov, wants to present what he calls a first private icebreaker to the public next year, before the €100 million vessel ... Read More

Marriott International official hotel sponsor of Brand USA United Stories international campaign

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2019 20:05

Today, Brand USA, the destination-marketing organization for the United States, announces Marriott International across the United States as the official hotel sponsor for United Stories. The sponsorship will help expand ... Read More

CarTrawler appoints new head of North America operations

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019 15:10

CarTrawler has appointed travel industry veteran Charlie Coniglio as senior vice president, North America. Mr. Coniglio comes to CarTrawler from Green Torino LLC, a boutique travel consultancy he founded in ... Read More

6.5 earthquake shakes Rat Islands in the Aleutians, Alaska

editor editor- April 2, 2019 22:24

A 6.5 magnitude earthquake struck the Rats Islands located in the Aleutians Islands in Alaska today, April 2, 2019, at 21:35:32 UTC at a depth of 19 kilometers. The quake ... Read More

Air Partner appoints Ed Warner as non-executive Chair

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 1, 2019 06:01

Ed Warner has been appointed as Non-Executive Chair of the Air Partners as of April 1, 2019. Ed will also chair the Nomination Committee and join the Remuneration Committee. Ed Warner ... Read More

Paine Field Airport: United Airlines and Alaska Airlines commercial flights

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 1, 2019 00:01

Paine Field's Passenger Terminal added to its commercial flight offerings today as United Airlines' first passenger flight arrived from Denver and its first departure left for San Francisco. Paine Field, also known as ... Read More

Number of Hawaii visitors up but spending down

editor editor- March 28, 2019 20:29

Visitors to the Hawaiian Islands spent a total of $1.39 billion in February 2019, a decrease of 2.7 percent compared to February 20181, according to preliminary statistics released today by ... Read More

Princess Cruises And Fincantieri Sign Contracts For Two Next-Generation Cruise Ships

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 27, 2019 19:30

Princess Cruises and Fincantieri announced today the signing of the final contracts for the construction of two next-generation 175,000-ton cruise ships, which will be the largest ships ever built so far ... Read More

Alaska Airlines flies nonstop to Everett’s Paine Field from Silicon Valley’s Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019 19:10

Alaska Airlines today launched nonstop service to Paine Field-Snohomish County Airport (PAE) in Everett, Washington from Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC). Paine Field is Alaska’s newest destination and the ... Read More

Seattle Celebrates Record-Breaking Tourism Season with More Than 40 Million Visitors in 2018

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- March 5, 2019 11:11

Seattle and King Country saw record visitor volume, expenditures, tax contributions and travel-related employment for Seattle and King County in 2018 for the ninth year in a row. The results ... Read More

Disney Cruise Line returns to Greece

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 2, 2019 21:15

In summer 2020, Disney Cruise Line will embark on a variety of itineraries around the world, including a long-awaited return to Greece and the addition of five first-time ports of ... Read More

U.S. Travel Association Board of Directors gets new members

editor editor- February 27, 2019 02:04

Camille Fergusson, the executive director of the American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA) has been elected to the U.S. Travel Association’s Board of Directors as an At-Large Director, the ... Read More

Shocking statement by Southwest Airlines Pilots Association: A to B safely or not at all

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2019 10:45

Today, Captain Jon Weaks, president of the Southwest Airlines Pilots Association, issued a communication to the nearly 10,000 pilots represented by the association. In his communication, he provided additional context and ... Read More

Best hotels in the world named

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 22, 2019 16:30

The 14th annual It List, a selection of the best new and renovated hotels in the world, was released today. Each year travel experts check in to hundreds of new ... Read More

Best St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations in US named

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 21, 2019 16:20

St. Patty's day is a bit of an enigma. Very few people know what they are actually celebrating and the "proper" celebration changes depending on who you ask. A majority ... Read More

Alaska Airlines announces major investment in Bay Area

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2019 16:10

Alaska Airlines today unveiled plans to build a new 8,500-square-foot top floor lounge at San Francisco International Airport (SFO). Located in Terminal 2, guests will be treated to the highest ... Read More

Princess Cruises launches its first advertising campaign for Asia

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 18, 2019 17:15

Princess Cruises has launched its first international advertising campaign developed and produced specifically for Asian markets, titled "Princessa." It showcases the most popular worldwide cruise destinations offered by Princess Cruises ... Read More

Hawaii’s Mokulele Airlines bought by Southern Airways

editor editor- February 13, 2019 00:14

Southern Airways announced today that it has acquired Mokulele Airlines in Hawaii. Southern plans to keep the Mokulele brand, while operating all flights on the Southern Airways FAA operating certificate. ... Read More

Bay Area’s No. 2 airport one of the fastest-growing in the US

editor editor- February 11, 2019 21:48

Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) reached a new passenger record in 2018 by serving 14,319,292 million departing and arriving passengers, a 14.7 percent increase and a new record of ... Read More

Holland America: O, The Oprah Magazine cruise raised $6M for cancer support

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019 01:05

In recognition of World Cancer Day today, Holland America Line announced that during the recent O, The Oprah Magazine "Girls' Getaway" cruise aboard Nieuw Statendam Jan. 30 to Feb. 2, ... Read More

TSA officer at Orlando Airport jumps to his death

editor editor- February 3, 2019 02:06

Today, Saturday, February 2 2019, Southwest Airlines canceled 49 inbound flights and 45 outbound flights, after a TSA officer jumped to his death inside Orlando International Airport at around 9:30 ... Read More

Traveling to Hawaii? How LGBTQ friendly is the Aloha State?

editor editor- January 31, 2019 22:36

Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation and the Equality Federation Institute released their 5th annual State Equality Index (SEI), a comprehensive report detailing statewide laws and policies that affect ... Read More

Southwest Airlines announces leadership changes

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 29, 2019 00:12

Southwest Airlines Co. announces several Leadership changes. Vice President Customer Support & Services Chris Wahlenmaier has announced his plans to retire. Wahlenmaier joined Southwest in 1989 and has served in ... Read More