This week’s big news was that Alaska Airlines plans to purchase Hawaiian Airlines in a $1.9bn deal. If approved, the 94-year-old carrier will continue to operate as a separate brand and join the Oneworld alliance. So, for this week’s quiz, we will test your knowledge of the Honolulu-based carrier.
A San Francisco-bound Horizon Air Embraer E175 diverted to Portland yesterday (October 22) after a jump seat occupant attempted to shut down the aircraft’s engines in flight.
Two Alaska Airlines Boeing 737s suffered tail-strikes within six minutes of each other while departing Seattle/Tacoma on January 26, leading the carrier to quickly halt its entire operation nationwide.
The US-based carrier is exercising options for the Boeing 737 MAX. Find out all the detail here…
Orders keep trickling through at this year’s busy Farnborough Airshow, this time with Alaska Air Group placing an order for more Embraer E175 examples.