Delta’s competition with Alaska Airlines will drive airfares down.
The letter was signed by the leaders of 10 U.S. companies, including six of the largest airlines in the country: Alaska Airlines, American, Delta, JetBlue, Southwest and United.
Alaska still has the highest COVID-19 case rate of any state in the country.
The World Health Organization has warned that omicron spreads faster than any other variant of the coronavirus.
Ketchikan’s Superintendent Beth Lougee is taking time off. That’s following the sudden death of her husband on Sunday.
And, Alaska Airlines resumed its seasonal flights to Gustavus. That’s despite most services in nearby Glacier Bay National Park remaining closed.
The Alaska Division of Forestry is warning Alaskans in the Southcentral region of the state about high fire danger. The state agency says over a dozen wildfires cropped up around the state over the weekend.
A tech writer’s leading theory is that hackers are stealing the miles through phishing emails or through wholesale data breaches.
Delta’s Monday morning flight from Juneau to Seattle was about 35 minutes late, and it’s Monday evening flight is expected to be on time, according to Delta’s online flight status.
“Juneau to Minneapolis for $361. New York for $365, which is insane. The fares dropped by $100 to $200 overnight. And adjusted for inflation, really, Juneau has never ever seen these exceptional rates,” said travel analyst Scott McMurren.