Latest Era Aviation Stories

2009-12-16 07:34:00

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- If you have an Alaska traveler on your gift list, here's a stocking suffer on steroids: the Great Alaskan TourSaver. (http://www.toursaver.com) This compact guide features more than 130 travel deals: flights, cruises, lodges, fishing, whale-watching, adventures -- the works. With more than $26,000 in 2-for-1 values, the book (retail price: $99.95) can pay for itself after using just ONE coupon. TourSaver is a must-have Alaska travel vacation guide...

2009-09-29 08:00:00

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alaska Airlines launched a Permanent Fund Dividend sale today, with ticket prices as low as $89 for travel to and from Anchorage and Fairbanks, as well as savings on select routes between Alaska and the lower 48 states, Canada, Hawaii and Mexico. "This sale stretches our customer's travel budget further and makes travel to the sunny beaches of Mexico and Hawaii even more affordable," said Bill MacKay, the airline's senior vice...

Word of the Day
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'