Juneau’s airport recently approved $1.15 million in rent abatement for the next fiscal year. Meanwhile, tenants are getting creative and hoping for a better summer than 2020.
Almost a year after Haines was left with only one option for flying in and out, there’s a new airline in town. Sitka-based Harris Air began flying to Haines in late December.
The money would be designated to maintain the state’s roads, as well as airports and ferries.
The airline industry predicts it will see a 4 percent increase in passengers between June 1 and Aug. 31. The travel rush is contributing to the long waits at airport security checkpoints.
If approved by regulators and Virgin America’s shareholders, the combined airline will become the fifth-largest U.S. carrier.
In its first national day of mourning in more than half a century, the Netherlands came to a standstill on Wednesday as the remains of some of the victims who died when Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 was downed over eastern Ukraine came home.
The Federal Aviation Administration has issued a 24-hour ban on flights to and from the Tel Aviv airport.
Vice President Biden said Thursday that it appeared that the downing of the plane was not an accident, but that it had apparently been “blown out of the sky” in what he described as “truly a grave situation.”
Under pressure, Malaysia has released a data set detailing communication between Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 and satellites operated by the global satellite communications company Inmarsat.
The California teenager who survived a 5 1/2 hour flight to Hawaii in the wheel well of a Boeing 767 was “just a runaway kid with a bad idea,” FBI Special Agent Tom Simon says.