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The AirlineGeeks Podcast Episode 25: Milk Runs and New Aircraft

Thank you for reading the AirlineGeeks Podcast Recap. This article gives a brief look at last week’s episode of our news podcast. For our full analysis of each of these stories, you can listen to The AirlineGeeks Podcast on Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, Overcast or through our distributor, Anchor. Our first discussion is of Alaska Airlines’ famous “Milk Run” services. The flights run out of select Alaska Airlines hubs and stops in different remote communities to help bring in…

Horizon Air Works to Remedy Continued Cancellations, Hires Two New…

In a move to combat continued flight cancellations due to a pilot shortage, Seattle-based carrier Horizon Air, which is a subsidiary of the Alaska Air Group, has selected two individuals to take on more leadership in the organization. Captain John Hornibrook will take the lead as the new Vice President…

Alaska to Phase Out Virgin America Brand

Alaska Airlines announced Wednesday that they will likely retire the Virgin America brand by 2019, instead opting to give the fused airline Alaska's name, logo, and livery. This announcement puts to rest much speculation about whether Alaska would keep the Virgin brand around. The airline ensured customers, however, that some…