Alaska Airlines

Seattle Seahawks holds up a bag of Skittles.  (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Rainbow In The Sky

Alaska Airlines, who has an endorsement deal with Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson, is having a treat for all passengers flying from Seattle to Newark, N.J. this weekend: Skittles.

01/31/2014

File photo of planes at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. (Photo by GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Portland Fog Diverts Flight From Las Vegas

Alaska Airlines has equipped its fleet of Boeing 737s to routinely handle fog, but an equipment malfunction on a flight from Las Vegas Thursday night forced it to divert to Yakima because of fog in Portland.

CBS Seattle–01/17/2014

File photo of planes at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. (Photo by GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Computer Outage Delays Dozens Of Flights

Several airlines are experiencing flight delays nationwide because of a problem with a computer system they use for services such as reservations, check-ins and online booking.

CBS Seattle–08/06/2013

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Seatac To Vote On $15 Minimum Wage

Minimum wage workers in SeaTac could be receiving $15 per hour should the city council approve to put the measure on the November ballot.

CBS Seattle–07/25/2013

File photo of planes at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. (Photo by GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Alaska Airlines Increases Fee To Check A Suitcase

Alaska Airlines is raising its fee for checking a suitcase to $25, bringing it in line with most major airlines. For tickets purchased on or after Oct. 30, the Seattle-based airline will charge passengers $25 each for the first and second checked bags. Additional bags will cost $75.

CBS Seattle–07/09/2013

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Alaska Airlines May Traffic Rises 6.7%

Alaska Airlines’ parent company said Wednesday that traffic rose 6.7 percent in May, helped by an increase in the number of available seats.

CBS Seattle–06/05/2013

Booking photo of Alexander Michael Herrera.  (credit:  Multnomah County Sheriff's Office)

Man Who Disrupted Ore. Flight Says He’s Bipolar

An Alaska Airlines passenger accused of trying to open an emergency exit during a flight from Anchorage to Portland told investigators he has been diagnosed as bipolar and had not been taking his medicine.

05/28/2013

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First Copper River Salmon Arrive

As the sun is rising Friday, Sea-Tac Airport will welcome the first planeload of Copper River salmon. The journey begins in Cordova, Alaska and some some of the salmon goes straight to the grills of area chefs competing in the annual Copper River Cook-Off.

CBS Seattle–05/16/2013

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Alaska Airlines Starting Fairbanks-Portland Flight

Starting June 9, Alaska Airlines will add daily, nonstop flights this summer between Fairbanks and Portland.

CBS Seattle–02/12/2013

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Alaska Airlines: Pilot Who Fainted Had Stomach Bug

The Alaska Airlines pilot who lost consciousness during a Seattle-bound flight Thursday night, prompting an emergency landing, was suffering from food poisoning or a stomach virus, an airline spokesman said Friday.

CBS Seattle–02/01/2013

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