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American Adds Summer 2020 Alaska, Montana Routes

In preparation for another busy summer next year, American Airlines is expanding its domestic offerings in two states known for their outdoor adventures. The news comes just weeks after the airline announced an increased presence in Europe for Summer 2020 with the carrier’s first connection in Africa. American will introduce three new routes to Montana next year, complementing the seven routes it already offers in the state. Bozeman will see three new connections to Los Angeles, Philadelphia and New York’s…

Alaska Airlines Launches First Intra-Washington Flight From Everett’s Paine Field

Alaska Airlines has announced that the carrier will expand its presence at Paine Field in Everett, Wash. with the addition of service to fellow instate city Spokane. The flight will be operated using Horizon Air Embraer ERJ-175 equipment and will begin on Nov. 4. Horizon’s aircraft are configured with 12…

Alaska Airlines Launches First Intra-Washington Flight From Everett’s Paine Field

Alaska Airlines has announced that the carrier will expand its presence at Paine Field in Everett, Wash. with the addition of service to fellow instate city Spokane. The flight will be operated using Horizon Air Embraer ERJ-175 equipment and will begin on Nov. 4. Horizon’s aircraft are configured with 12…

Logo Lineage Part 2: Faces from the Aloha State and…

For businesses across the world, branding plays a crucial role in public perception and airlines are no different. One of the most prominent pieces of an airline’s brand is its logo, as it often appears on a wide range of items including aircraft, seats, food, advertisements and more. In this…

Alaska Airlines Launches Commercial Service from New Paine Field Terminal

Commercial service is finally underway at Paine Field in Everett, Wash. as Alaska Airlines began regional operations Monday morning from the airport's newly-opened passenger terminal. Paine Field, also called Snohomish Country Airport, has been known for decades as the home for a majority of Boeing’s builds and tests flights but…

Allegiant Adds New Base, 16 New Routes to Network

Allegiant Air announced the opening of a new base, as well as 16 new routes throughout its network earlier this week. Grand Rapids will become the 16th base for Allegiant, beginning June 4, 2019. The base will become home to two aircraft from Allegiant’s all-Airbus fleet. To support the needs…

El Paso, Texas to Receive First Service by Alaska

Alaska Airlines has announced new daily service to El Paso International from San Diego International Airport and Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. The new service is set to begin on Feb. 19, 2019, marking the first Alaska service to the airport. Additionally, the new routes will be the first nonstop flights between…

Throwback Thursday (TBT) in Aviation History: Era Aviation

Founded in 1948 by entrepreneur Carl Brady, Era Aviation began as a for-hire helicopter company based in Alaska. Brady would make most of his early work government related, with mapping projects making up most of his early projects. However, the company would expand over its early years and grow in…

Alaska Airlines Announces First Flight to Ohio

Alaska Airlines announced they would be introducing service from its main hub at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport to John Glenn Columbus International in Columbus, Ohio. The route will be the airline's first flight to the state of Ohio as well as the first and only nonstop flight from the Pacific Northwest…

Alaska and Southwest Win J.D. Power Awards

Alaska Airlines won the J.D. Power award as the highest ranked airline in customer satisfaction in North America for the 11th year in a row. The airline ranked highest among traditional carriers according to the 2018 North America Airline Satisfaction Study. Southwest Airlines won for the second year in a…