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Alaska Airlines expands WiFi services

2 June 2011 Press Release Airline News Travel Technology News

Alaska Airlines’ Gogo® Inflight Internet service is now available on nearly all aircraft in its fleet. With the installation of the service scheduled for completion later this month, Alaska’s fleet will be 92 percent Wi-Fi equipped, which includes its 737-800 and –900 aircraft flying predominantly longer routes. Only seven of the airline’s 117 Boeing 737s will not offer Wi-Fi, including its freighter and combi (part-passenger/part-freight) aircraft and three 737-400s.

Alaska Airlines takes slice of Mexico pie

Alaska Airlines takes slice of Mexico pie

17 October 2010 Airline News

Alaska Airlines has become the latest carrier to boost its services to Mexico following the collapse of local rival Mexicana. The carrier will begin to offer services from Sacramento and San Jose to Mexico City from December this year.

Employment continues to fall in US aviation

Employment continues to fall in US aviation

22 September 2010 Airline News

Employment figures in the US aviation industry continued to fall during June, with the sector shedding 8,700 posts over the past year. Delta Air Lines was able to buck the trend – taking on over 4,000 employees – following the acquisition of Northwest Airlines.