Alaska Air Group News
Major sponsor pulls support from Alaska's Iditarod race
The world's most famous sled dog race has lost a major backer, and Alaska race officials are blaming animal rights organizations for pressuring corporate sponsors like Wells Fargo outside the state
Delta, Hawaiian, United and American top on-time rankings
Delta, Hawaiian, United and American top government's latest ranking for on-time flights
Officer Betty Shelby on trial in Tulsa, Oklahoma
To the police officer on trial in Tulsa officer Betty shall be charged with manslaughter prosecutors say she reacted unreasonably. When she opened fire during a traffic incident. Killing Terrence clincher unarmed black man who earlier was seen with his hands in the air Shelby says she peered archer
US intercepts Russian bombers and fighters near Alaska
American planes intercepted two Russian TU-95 bombers accompanied by two SU-35 fighters that flew close to the Alaska coast Tuesday night, according to the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD). A U.S. official said the Russian aircraft had flown within 50 nautical miles of the Alaska
United CEO Oscar Munoz promises DC lawmakers, 'We will do better'
United CEO Oscar Munoz appeared at a Capitol Hill hearing this morning, telling the House Transportation Committee that his airline “will do better” as federal lawmakers examine recent dust-ups between U.S. airlines and their customers. Apologizing for last month’s incident that left a passenger
What you need to know about flying with pets in the cargo hold
The death of giant rabbit after a United flight from London to Chicago has shined a spotlight on the safety of pets flying in cargo holds. Traveling with pets often proves to be a challenging and stressful experience for both humans and their companions. A number of U.S. airlines -- including
Best and worst airlines
"The Points Guy" Brian Kelly analyzes the best and worst airlines as Americans take to the skies in record numbers.
Flight attendant finds a lifesaving donor 30,000 feet in the air
After a 15-year fight of kidney disease and being on dialysis, a flight attendant's captain becomes her kidney donor.
Major nor'easter to hit early next week
Winter storms, bitter cold weather and icy temperatures mark the prelude to next week's impending arctic blast.
Pilot donates kidney to ailing crew member
A pilot who lost everything in a fire four years ago donates her kidney to a flight attendant who had been battling chronic kidney disease for 15 years.