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2014-02-03 12:21:16

SEATTLE, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines and the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers have reached tentative agreement on a new five-year contract for the carrier's 2,500 clerical, office and passenger service employees. "It's a tribute to the professionalism of the negotiators for the IAM and Alaska that we agreed on a proposed long-term contract that benefits our employees and the company in such a short amount of time," said Jeff Butler,...

2014-01-29 08:22:33

ANCHORAGE, Ala., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nanook and Seawolf fans can now watch school spirit come to life in two new time-lapse videos. Set to school songs provided by each university, the videos show the painting of Alaska Airlines' newest university-themed aircraft, celebrating the University of Alaska Anchorage and the University of Alaska Fairbanks. View the videos at www.youtube.com/AlaskaAirVids. The spirited paint themes feature school colors and mascots from each...

2014-01-23 16:20:52

Seattle's airline and Russell Wilson host lucky 12th fans in New York City for the big game SEATTLE, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines and star NFL quarterback Russell Wilson are teaming up again, this time to fly a plane-load of fans to the Big Apple complete with an inflight tailgate party and admission to an exclusive game day party in midtown Manhattan. The four-day sweepstakes, the "Russell Wilson 12(th) Fan Airlift," launches on Alaska Airlines' Facebook page today...

2014-01-17 16:20:19

Three winners and their guests fly free to Seattle for Sunday's NFC championship game SEATTLE, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines is "russ-cuing" three more Seahawks fans from rival territory in "Russell's 12(th) Fan Rescue," a nationwide contest hosted by the airline and star NFL quarterback Russell Wilson. The three winning entries were submitted by Daniel Blickensderfer and Andrea DeBrino of Orlando, Fla., Dominique Fiet of Merrimack, N.H. and Eric Korsmo of South Bend,...

2014-01-14 16:20:11

- Alaska 737-900ER orders grow to 45 SEATTLE, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Alaska Airlines (NYSE: ALK) completed Boeing's first firm airplane order of 2014 for two additional 737-900ER (Extended Range) airplanes. The agreement, worth $192 million at current list prices, coincides with today's direct delivery of the 100(th) Next-Generation 737 airplane to Alaska Airlines. The 737, the world's best-selling commercial airliner, is a valuable contributor to...

2014-01-10 20:20:09

Two winners, one honorable mention and their guests fly free to Seattle for Saturday's NFL playoff game SEATTLE, Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines and star NFL quarterback Russell Wilson today announced the winners of "Russell 12(th) Fan Rescue" nationwide contest. The two winning entries were submitted by Adam Christoferson, of East Haven, Conn., and by Stephen Emerson and his 10-year-old son, Andrew, of Monterey, Calif. In addition to the two winners, the airline gave...

2014-01-07 12:21:44

Two winners and their guests will fly free to Seattle for Saturday's NFL playoff game SEATTLE, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines and star NFL quarterback Russell Wilson are coming to the rescue of Seahawk fans across the country by offering to fly two loyal fans to Seattle this weekend to watch the Seahawks battle the New Orleans Saints in their divisional playoff game. In "Russell's 12(th) Fan Rescue" contest, Seahawk fans are asked to submit video links, pictures or...

2014-01-07 12:21:12

SEATTLE, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Group Inc. (NYSE: ALK), the parent company of Alaska Airlines Inc. and Horizon Air Industries Inc., will announce its fourth quarter and full year 2013 financial results on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014. A conference call is scheduled at 9:30 a.m. Pacific time/12:30 p.m. Eastern time. Interested parties may listen to the call via webcast at www.alaskaair.com/investors. Alaska Airlines, a subsidiary of Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK), together...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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