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Eric Kulisch Friday, November 11, 2022

Silk Way West, Alaska Airlines sign Boeing freighter deals

Silk Way West Airlines, a growing cargo operator based in Azerbaijan, and Alaska Airlines on Thursday signed contracts with Boeing for two freighters apiece — but that is where the similarities ended.  Silk Way West said it will take two 777-8s, the largest plane available from Boeing (NYSE: BA) and one so modern it isn’t […]

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Eric Kulisch Friday, January 15, 2021

Alaska Air warns of increased cash burn in January

The jump in passenger traffic for U.S. airlines during the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays was a mirage, not a sustainable source of revenue for overcoming the coronavirus crisis. On Thursday, Alaska Airlines said passenger volume and revenue since October has retreated again and Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) sounded less optimistic about the next few […]

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Eric Kulisch Monday, September 14, 2020

Wildfires force Alaska Airlines to suspend some Oregon, Washington flights

(Updated Sept. 15, 10:20 A.M. ET with information on FedEx) Worsening smoke conditions prompted Alaska Airlines (NYSE: ALK to suspend all flights for 24 hours in Portland, Oregon, and Spokane, Washington, beginning at 3 p.m. on Monday. Otherwise, airline and parcel delivery networks have experienced limited disruption from the devastating wildfires that have impacted millions […]

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