The federally mandated test voyage marks the symbolic start of the Alaska cruise season.
Nearly 100,000 cruise passengers expected to visit Skagway this summer
Based on the mayor’s math, the number of passengers that will visit Skagway this summer will be less than a tenth of the visitors that come in a typical season.
Alaska cruise cancellations pile up even as lines plan return to North America this summer
Cruises are still effectively banned in the U.S. — the federal Centers for Disease Control have yet to issue rules necessary for cruise lines to resume calling on U.S. ports
Cruise lines hit with air emission violations
Seven major cruise lines face penalties for polluting the air while sailing Alaska waters. The state has issued 18 notices of violation involving 48 instances.
Stephen Hawking has a guest vocal on Pink Floyd’s new album
Stephen Hawking will bring his iconic synthesized voice to Pink Floyd’s new album, The Endless River, set for release in November.
Pilot Reports Seeing Drone In Sky Near JFK
The pilot of an Alitalia pilot flying into New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport told controllers Monday afternoon that he had spotted “a drone aircraft” 1,500 feet high in the sky and approximately 5 miles west of the airport.