Alaska Airlines Gets Approval To Buy Virgin AmericaAlaska Airlines has won government approval to buy rival Virgin America after agreeing to reduce its flight-selling partnership with American Airlines.
Skygazers Take Flight To Hawaii Get Best View Of Total Solar EclipseSkygazers from around the country caught an Alaska Airlines flight to Hawaii on Tuesday for prime viewing of a total solar eclipse over the Pacific Ocean.
California-Bound Plane Diverted To Denver After 'Drunk' Passenger Yells 'We're All Going To Die'A plane heading to San Diego was diverted to Denver after witnesses say a passenger started throwing bottles and yelling threats.
2 Planes Carrying 100s Of Passengers Bump At LAXOfficials say two planes clipped each other while on the ground at Los Angeles International Airport, but no one was hurt.
Lightning Strikes Force Emergency Landing At LAX, Closure Of SoCal BeachesLightning strikes have wreaked havoc on Southern California, forcing an airliner carrying 159 passengers to make an emergency landing at LAX, as well as the closure of about 70 miles of beaches.
Alaska Airlines Flight To San Jose Makes Emergency Landing After Reported Bird StrikeA flight headed to the Bay Area from Seattle was forced to turn around Thursday night after a bird strike was reported.
Alaska Airlines Defends Decision To Remove Woman With Cancer, Family From Plane As Safety PrecautionAlaska Airlines supports an employee's decision to boot a woman with cancer and her family off a flight from Hawaii to California for not having a note from her doctor clearing her to fly.
Alaska Airlines' Gay Travel Webpage Offers Discounts To Pride Events, Wedding DestinationsAlaska Airlines has added an LGBT Travel section to its website, offering discounts to pride celebrations, gay wine tastings, and LGBT events across the country. The airline they are "longtime supporters of the LGBT community" and same-sex marriage.
Alaska Airlines Boots Mom With Cancer, Family Off Plane For Having 'No Note To Fly'A woman with cancer and her family were kicked off from an Alaska Airlines flight from Hawaii to California after airline employees said she needed a note from her doctor before she could fly.
Bird Strike Grounds Plane At Oakland AirportA Seattle-bound Alaska Airlines jetliner carrying 150 people returned to the Oakland airport shortly after takeoff after hitting a bird.
Plane Struck By Lightning On Approach To Oakland International AirportA flight arriving in Oakland Monday afternoon was struck by lightning in its approach to the Bay Area, but was undamaged and no one onboard was injured, an airline spokeswoman said.
Passenger Jet Makes Emergency Landing At Mineta San Jose International AirportA passenger jet departing San Jose Mineta International Airport Monday morning was forced to return for an emergency landing, according to airport officials.