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Flying through history: Rare planes continue to fly Alaska skies

...civilian airliners bought many of the leftover planes to accommodate the increase in demand for civilian and cargo air transportation. According to Everts Air Cargo website, famed airlines such as TWA, Lufthansa and Pan Am have used the C-46...
Voices of Alaska: General aviation helps Alaska's farms, businesses take off

...endeavor.For our work, a trip that could take 10 hours by truck can be accomplished in under an hour with the use of air transportation. Fast response times are vital in this industry. When a farm has reached cooler capacity for its current harvest...
NTSB recommends safety audit of Alaskan aviation

...priority. Alaskan-owned HoTH Inc., he said, understands the responsibility of providing safe and essential air transportation services. "Hearts ache across our whole family of companies due to the recent tragedies," he said. Alaskans...
Murkowski blasts federal rejection of refuge road

...water access to Cold Bay that included a $9 million hovercraft. They also contend a road is just as likely as air transportation to be closed by the area's notorious winds and snow.Murkowski, however, said to applause that the only thing...
Q&A: Kenai council candidates share views

...complete city services including water and sewer, under construction nearby, companies will enjoy easy access to air transportation, both cargo and passenger, through the Kenai Municipal Airport. Despite the current positive growth resource...
Busting myths about the U.S. Postal Service

...ground packages every year in residential areas and on Saturdays. In turn, we contract with UPS and FedEx for air transportation to take advantage of their comprehensive air networks. Myth: Mail is no longer relevant. Fact: While it is true...
Around the District

...their robots and preparing for competition. * Future Problem Solvers: Teams are asked to research new topic "Air Transportation." They will brainstorm and come up with challenges and solutions before their practice problem in November...
Nuns leave Kenai parish after 30 years

...said. Mattero said the pair also raised money through the annual Mardi Gras festival at the parish to help defray air transportation costs for sending teen volunteers and some parents to Catholic villages in the Bush where they helped clean, build...
Mineta promises $20 million to UA and other schools

...aviation safety research, U.S. Secretary Norman Mineta said Monday. The money is earmarked for the newly-created Air Transportation Centers for Excellence for General Aviation Research. The centers are a cooperative effort between the Federal...
Transportation Chairman, Alaska Airlines official visits Kenai Chamber

...Sno-go to get your mail on a Sunday morning," quipped Cowdery. While the chairman's attention has focused on air transportation since the September terrorist attacks, prior to that his committee was heavily involved in the issue of transporting...


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