Alaska Airlines Boeing 737-900ER on final Approach to SeaTac (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Joey Gerardi)

Alaska Airlines’ Special Flight Routes: The Milk Run

Alaska — known for its rugged wilderness and mountainous terrain — has vast swaths of uninhabited land yet still largely disconnected from the rest of the state and country. However, underneath all of the jagged peaks and wooded forests lie many populated yet remote communities, many of which cities lie along the rocky Alaskan coastline, southeast of Anchorage. But despite a lack of connection to the outside world, there is one feature of the commercial aviation industry that continues to…