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Alaska Airlines

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

(Photo credit:  Kevork Djansezian/GEtty Images)

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

photo courtesy: copperriversalmon.org

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

(Photo credit GERARD BURKHART/AFP/Getty Images)

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

(Photo credit GERARD BURKHART/AFP/Getty Images)

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

File photo of an Alaska Airlines jet. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Pilot Loses Consciousness During Alaska Airlines Flight

An Alaska Airlines jetliner bound for Seattle made an emergency landing in Portland, Ore., Thursday night after the pilot lost consciousness, an airline spokesman said.

02/01/2013

Stock image (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Co-Pilot On Alaska Flight Leaving Seattle Faints Mid-Flight

The pilot of an Alaska Airlines flight from Seattle to Las Vegas requested emergency landing priority Tuesday evening after the co-pilot fainted briefly.

CBS Seattle–01/23/2013

File photo of an Alaska Airlines plane. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

FBI: No Arrest For Passenger Pulled From Plane

Military jets scrambled to escort an Alaska Airlines flight into Seattle and authorities took a passenger off the plane Thursday night, after a caller told the FBI that a possible hijacker was aboard, officials said.

01/18/2013

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Alaska Airlines Flight Diverted Safely To Sacramento

A Las Vegas-bound flight from Seattle has landed safely after it was diverted to Sacramento because of an electrical smell in the passenger cabin.

CBS Seattle–12/11/2012

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