- Business Insider 23:44May 11, 2021I flew America's leading mid-tier airlines, JetBlue and Alaska, and saw some of the best options for pandemic flyingJetBlue and Alaska are both fully on the path to normal, but that doesn't mean they're abandoning health and safety protocols.
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- Business Insider 15:47May 8, 2021Alaska just joined the Oneworld alliance alongside American Airlines, British Airways, and 11 other carriers - here's why that's great for flyersFrequent Alaska flyers can look forward to more upgrade opportunities, increased cooperation between airlines, and better international connections.
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- Business Insider 19:58May 6, 2021The increasingly accessible Arctic is becoming another arena for US-China military jockeying"China, Russia, the US - Alaska is in the middle of all of it," a former US intelligence officer says.
< Military & Defense Contributors, Military & Defense, South China Morning Post, News Contributor, Russia, China, Alaska, Arctic, Northern Edge >
- Breitbart News 00:58May 2, 2021GOP Murkowski Challenger Kelly Tshibaka: Senator 'Sucks Up to CNN,' Supports 'Radical Biden Administration'Kelly Tshibaka, the conservative Republican Senate candidate challenging incumbent Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), said her campaign is seeing support from former supporters of the incumbent senator because they realize the sitting senator "represents the DC elite, the DC insiders, [and] the Biden administration."
< Politics, Alaska, Breitbart News Saturday, George Soros, Kelly Tshibaka, Lisa Murkowski, oil and gas jobs, Vanita Gupta >
- Business Insider 17:11April 29, 2021Russia's increasing military flights around Alaska are 'a strain on our units,' top US commander says"While there is a strain on our units, I will tell you that they're managing it very, very effectively," Air Force Lt. Gen. David Krumm said.
< Military & Defense, International, US Air Force, Alaska, f 22, Russian Air Force, Arctic >
- Business Insider 20:15April 27, 2021The US Army wants to regain 'dominance' in the Arctic, and it's looking all over the world for helpHow to ensure Army units can operate in harsh Arctic environments is "the million-dollar question," the head of US Army Alaska told Insider.
< Military & Defense, International, Nordic, U.S. Army, US Army Alaska, Alaska, Arctic, Canada, Norway, Sweden, Finland, India, Himalayas >
- Business Insider 13:19April 26, 2021Alaska Airlines banned a GOP state senator after a video showed her arguing with airport officials over mask rulesSen. Lora Reinbold now faces a lengthy journey by car and ferry to attend Senate sessions in Juneau after the airline ban.
< Transportation, Politics, Alaska, Lora Reinbold, mask policies, News UK >
- Business Insider 15:09April 25, 2021I flew on an Alaska Airlines Boeing 737 Max weeks before it was grounded again - here's what it was likeI was hooked on the aircraft's swanky features but the aircraft was unceremoniously grounded just three weeks after my flight due to another flaw.
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- Business Insider 15:39April 24, 2021I flew on 7 US airlines and the best to fly during the pandemic is still abundantly clear. Here's which airline is handling 2021 the best.Each airline still has its own notion on the best ways to keep flyers safe during the pandemic but some are doing way more than others.
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- Business Insider 15:33April 23, 2021American and Alaska are making moves to compete with America's newest airline before its first flight has even taken offThe two airlines are long-time partners on the West Coast and appear to be teaming up to crush a new entrant, Avelo Airlines.
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- Business Insider 17:56April 21, 2021Alaska to join Florida in suing the CDC for its 'job-killing' pause on the US cruise industryAlaska lost $3 billion when the 2020 cruising season was canceled in the face of the coronavirus pandemic, according to Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy.
< Travel, Transportation, Politics, Mike Dunleavy, Alaska, Cruise, Cruise Industry, CDC, Politics, Florida, Ron DeSantis, Travel, Tourism >
- Business Insider 13:32April 20, 2021Alaska's GameStop stake soared over 700% last quarter - and its Tesla bet has gone from $0 to $85 million in 18 monthsThe state's revenue department owned 37,000 GameStop shares worth over $7 million at the end of March.
< Markets, MI Exclusive, Markets, Alaska, Alaska Department of Revenue, Stocks, Tesla, GameStop, Portfolio, short squeeze >
- Business Insider 23:06April 19, 2021Competition is heating up in the Arctic, but the US isn't prepared to counter RussiaRussia has been investing in Arctic capabilities and assets, and the US still has a lot of catching up to do.
< Military & Defense Contributors, Military & Defense, International, Nordic, The Conversation, News Contributor, Russia, Arctic, Alaska >
- Business Insider 15:36April 18, 2021I flew on Southwest and Alaska, the two airlines competing to be the best of the West Coast and the winner is abundantly clearBoth are boosting their presence in the region but only one has a truly distinct West Coast vibe while the other is quite generic.
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- Business Insider 16:26April 15, 2021How Delta, Rangers, and the Green Berets' unique training would pay off in an Arctic war with RussiaArctic warfare demands a special set of skills to survive and win - skills that Army special operators have long trained to master.
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- Business Insider 22:18April 7, 2021The Army is looking for a new vehicle to carry soldiers over harsh Arctic terrainThe plan is buy 163 Cold Weather All-Terrain Vehicles, and the choice has narrowed to two prototypes.
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- Business Insider 23:32April 6, 2021US Army says it needs to 'regain dominance' in the Arctic, but it's still figuring out what it needs to do itThe Army's Arctic skills have "atrophied," the top general in Alaska told Insider in March. Now the service is moving quickly to rebuild them.
< Military & Defense, International, Nordic, U.S. Army, US Army Alaska, Alaska, Arctic >
- Business Insider 14:46April 4, 2021I flew on Alaska for the first time since it stopped blocking middle seats and it was the closest to normal I've seen during the pandemicAlaska has largely restored the pre-pandemic amenities to which flyers were accustomed. But that also means the potential for more crowded planes.
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- Business Insider 19:37April 1, 2021The US military wants to get ahead of 'more complex' Russian operations, top North American commander says"Clearly Russia is trying to reassert on a global stage their influence and their capabilities," Gen. Glen VanHerck said in late March.
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- Business Insider 13:51March 29, 2021The Czech Republic's richest person was among 5 people killed in a heli-skiing crash in AlaskaPetr Kellner, a finance billionaire, was among the richest people in Europe. He died alongside four others in an accident near Alaska's Knik Glacier.
< News, Transportation, Alaska, Czech Republic, Helicopter, NTSB >
- Business Insider 18:48March 28, 2021Alaska Sen. Dan Sullivan said he'll 'support' Sen. Lisa Murkowski's reelectionSullivan told ABC's "This Week" that the two Alaska lawmakers "don't agree on everything, but we make a good team for Alaska."
< News, Politics, Alaska, Lisa Murkowksi, Dan Sullivan >
- Breitbart News 18:48March 24, 2021China Quotes George Floyd in 'Human Rights' Report Declaring Federalism an AtrocityThe Communist Party of China published its annual report listing alleged human rights grievances in the United States on Wednesday, listing robust and free political debate and America's federalist system – which allows states to determine much of their own destinies independent of Washington – as human rights atrocities.
< Asia, National Security, Alaska, China, communism, coronavirus, George Floyd, human rights, racism, Uyghur, Uyghurs >
- Business Insider 15:53March 20, 2021Flights are filling up as the pandemic enters its second year - and the crowded flights are only going to get worseVaccination ramp-ups and $1,400 stimulus checks are prompting more travelers to get back in the air. But some aren't liking what they find.
< Transportation, Travel, News, BITranspo, CT Visual Features, Flying, United Airlines, Airlines, Delta Air lines, alaska airlines, American Airlines, air travel, Travel, analysis >
- Breitbart News 02:51March 20, 2021Cotton on China Meeting: 'Chinese Delegation's Behavior Was Completely Unacceptable'Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) blasted human rights violator China for denigrating American democracy and U.S. efforts to champion human rights.
< Asia, Politics, Alaska, China, Chinese Communist Party (CCP), Joe Biden, Josh Hawley, Muslim Uighur, Tom Cotton >
- Breitbart News 23:54March 19, 2021Hayward: China Savages Biden Team for U.S. ‘Human Rights Violations’ in Alaska AmbushThe Biden administration’s first encounter with Chinese diplomats in Alaska on Thursday was an utter debacle, as the Chinese disregarded protocols to lecture the stunned Biden team on American “human rights violations” and reject all American criticism of the tyranny in Beijing as meaningless bluster.
< Asia, National Security, Alaska, Antony Blinken, Black Lives Matter, China, diplomacy, human rights, Wang Yi >
- Business Insider 22:56March 19, 2021Biden says he's 'proud' of his secretary of state for confronting China's top diplomat in a heated debateBlinken called out China for human rights abuses and defended America's record in a testy exchange with the top Chinese diplomat.
< Politics, News, China, Joe Biden, antony blinken, Alaska >
- Breitbart News 18:02March 19, 2021China Celebrates Humiliating Biden Diplomats at Alaska MeetingChinese state-run media celebrated the performance of senior diplomats Wang Yi and Yang Jiechi on Thursday in which they berated American counterparts, Secretary of State Antony Blinken and National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan, on America's alleged human rights abuses.
< Asia, National Security, Politics, Alaska, Antony Blinken, China, communism, Jake Sullivan, Joe Biden, Wang Yi, Xinjiang, Yang Jiechi >
- New York Times 13:48March 19, 2021China's Sharp Words in Alaska Signal its More Confident PostureThe Biden administration’s strategy to curb Beijing’s behavior faces a stiff challenge as China uses its economic, diplomatic and military might to deflect criticism.
< Defense and Military Forces, Communist Party of China, State Department, Biden, Joseph R Jr, Wang Yi, Xi Jinping, Yang Jiechi, Anchorage (Alaska), Alaska, China >
- New York Magazine 01:53March 17, 2021The Alaska Republican Party Is Trying to Push Out Lisa MurkowskiIn their censure vote, state GOP officials also requested that she not run on the Republican ticket in 2022.
< alaska, gop, republican party, 2022 midterms >
- Business Insider 01:37March 11, 2021The heavy-duty ship the US needs to protect its thawing border with Russia 'is just falling apart,' captain saysPolar Star can still get the job done, but the 45-year-old ship is "definitely showing its age," its commanding officer said.
< Military & Defense, International, Nordic, US Coast Guard, Polar Star, icebreaker, Bering Sea, Bering Strait, Alaska, Arctic, Russia >
- Business Insider 16:09March 10, 20212 cruise lines are pivoting to offer summer 'land tours' in Alaska - see what it'll be like to takeCruises crossing Canadian waters to Alaska have been halted, but Princess Cruises and Holland America have found a workaround.
< Travel, Transportation, Princess Cruises, Holland America, Cruises, Travel, Alaska, Tourism, Canada >
- Business Insider 09:52March 10, 2021Alaska's vaccination rate is the highest in the US. The state just allowed anyone over 16 to get vaccinated.More than 16% of the state's 728,903 residents are fully vaccinated and more than 171,700 people have gotten at least their first dose.
< Science, coronavirus, Alaska >
- Breitbart News 19:39March 7, 2021Donald Trump Vows to Campaign in Alaska Against Lisa Murkowski in 2022Former President Donald Trump said Saturday he would campaign against Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) in 2022 when she is due for reelection.
< Midterm Election, Politics, Pre-Viral, 2022 midterm elections, Alaska, campaign, Donald Trump, Lisa Murkowski >
- Petapixel 18:32March 7, 2021Great Reads in Photography: March 7, 2021Every Sunday, we bring together a collection of easy-reading articles from analytical to how-to to photo-features in no particular order that did not make our regular daily coverage. Enjoy! The 12 Photographs That Shaped This MoMA Curator’s Career – BuzzFeed News View this post on Instagram A post shared by Danny Lyon (@dannylyonphotos) Sarah Meister […]
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- Business Insider 16:06March 7, 2021Trump said he would travel the 5,000 miles from Mar-a-Lago to Alaska to bury the political career of GOP Sen. Lisa Murkowski in revenge for her impeachment voteTrump promised to back any 2022 challenger to the senator. Murkowski called on him to resign after the January 6 Capitol riot.
< Politics, News UK, Donald Trump, Lisa Murkowksi, Alaska, impeachment trial >
- Flashbak 10:34March 3, 2021Fast Cars, Wide Roads, Blue Skies: Vintage Postcards From Across AmericaThe broad roads full of tail-finned splendour are matched by the promise of wide open blue skies inviting the traveller to go further. Postcards are the currency of affection. Sent by friends and lovers, holidaymakers and children: ‘Here I am, hope you’re well.’ Picture postcards sent from holiday destinations (‘Wish you were here’) allowed those … Continue reading "Fast Cars, Wide Roads, Blue Skies: Vintage Postcards From Across America"
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- Business Insider 02:39March 2, 2021Airlines continue to flock to the Boeing 737 Max as it debuts on Alaska and United places a massive new orderAlaska Airlines had planned to launch Boeing 737 Max flights in the summer of 2019 but the aircraft's notorious grounding delayed its debut.
< Transportation, Travel, News, Planes, BITranspo, CT Visual Features, alaska airlines, Boeing, Boeing 737 Max, Flying, air travel, Aviation, Airplanes >
- Business Insider 18:05February 14, 2021An obscure Alaska court case could end super PACs and reshape our democracyIf the case goes to the Supreme Court, the ruling could change the way we finance campaigns by eliminating super PACs.
< Opinion, Politics, Opinion, BI Commentary, Politics, PACs, Super PACs, Alaska, Supreme Court, Campaign Finance >
- Snopes 23:25February 5, 2021Canada Blocks Cruise Ships for a Year, Ending Alaska TripsTransport Canada announced the extension of the ban enacted because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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- Business Insider 19:40February 3, 2021Airlines will now allow passengers to fly without masks after Biden's mandate allows for medical exemptionsFederalizing the mask mandate meant that some airlines have to relax their mask rules for passengers with medical reasons to go without a mask.
< Transportation, Travel, News, Planes, BITranspo, CT Visual Features, Airlines, Flying, Travel, air travel, Aviation, American Airlines, alaska airlines, President Joe Biden, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention >
- Business Insider 18:24January 26, 2021Alaska Airlines just took delivery of its first Boeing 737 Max, becoming the 4th in the US to fly the controversial jetAlaska has only five weeks of proving runs and safety checks with the aircraft before the first passengers step aboard on March 1.
< Transportation, Travel, News, Planes, BITranspo, CT Visual Features, alaska airlines, Boeing, Boeing 737 Max, Flying, air travel, Aviation, Airlines >
- Business Insider 16:25January 24, 2021Airlines have banned more than 2,500 passengers for not wearing masks - here are the carriers that have booted the mostPresident Biden has signed a mask mandate for US flights and airports but airlines took matters into their own hands long before.
< Transportation, Travel, News, Planes, BITranspo, CT Visual Features, Flying, President Joe Biden, United Airlines, Delta Air lines, American Airlines, JetBlue airways, Frontier Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Allegiant Air, Hawaiian Airlines, Sun Country Airlines, alaska airlines, Southwest Airlines, Aviation, Airlines, masks, coronavirus pandemic, COVID-19, Novel Coronavirus >
- New York Magazine 23:00January 22, 2021GOP Senator Lisa Murkowski Rules Out Party SwitchThe occasionally heretical Alaska senator dislikes what Trump did to her party, but she dislikes Democratic environmental policies even more.
< politics, lisa murkowski, senate, chuck schumer, mitch mcconnell, anwr, fossile fuels, susan collins, joe miller, 2010 alaska senate election, alaska voting reforms >
- Business Insider 16:12January 16, 2021Airlines are enacting security measures even stricter than post-9/11 on flights to Washington, DC as violent extremism threatens Biden's inaugurationOne airline will not allow passengers to leave their seats for an hour after departure from Washington, DC, and limit ticket sales to the capital.
< Transportation, Travel, News, BITranspo, Flying, Airlines, Inauguration, air travel, Washington, Washington DC, alaska airlines, American Airlines, United Airlines, Delta Air lines, Southwest Airlines, Sun Country Airlines, JetBlue airways, Travel, President Elect, Joe Biden, President Donald Trump, Planes >
- Business Insider 00:30January 12, 2021The Capitol riots caused chaos in the skies as airlines flew protesters home from a violent day in Washington, DCAlaska Airlines banned 14 passengers while an American Airlines plane was almost forced to land following an impromptu airborne rally.
< Transportation, Travel, News, Planes, BITranspo, CT Visual Features, American Airlines, alaska airlines, Reagan National Airport, Washington DC, US Capitol Building, capitol riots, President Donald Trump, Flying, air travel, Aviation, Airlines >
- Business Insider 01:30January 9, 2021'I want him out': Lisa Murkowski of Alaska becomes the first GOP senator to call for Trump's resignation in the wake of deadly Capitol insurrection"If the Republican Party has become nothing more than the party of Trump, I sincerely question whether this is the party for me," she said.
< Politics, Capitol Siege, Lisa Murkowski, President Donald Trump, Alaska, GOP >
- Business Insider 01:56January 8, 2021How airlines are responding to Wednesday's siege at the US Capitol as they're faced with the prospect of flying rioters homeAirlines have not committed to banning rioters who will be flying home after the "Stop the Steal" protest turned violent and breached the Capitol.
< Transportation, Travel, Politics, News, BITranspo, CT Visual Features, American Airlines, Delta Air lines, Southwest Airlines, President Donald Trump, Airlines, Flying, air travel, Aviation, United Airlines, alaska airlines >
- Business Insider 22:45January 7, 2021'Like a perpetual car crash': The captain of the US's only working icebreaker describes a 'treacherous' trip north"In the summer, the ice is a little bit softer," Capt. William Woitrya told Insider. "This year [it] was hard and crunchy."
< Military & Defense, International, US Coast Guard, Polar Star, Arctic, icebreaker, Alaska >
- Breaking Defense 03:44January 6, 2021Navy Secretary: US Weighing Patrols Near Russian Arctic Bases“It’s sort of the same situation in the South China Sea that, when we look at freedom of navigation operations and the ability to operate in international waters, the United States claims the right to be able to do that,” SecNav Kenneth Braithwaite said.
< Naval Warfare, Pentagon, Adm. Michael Gilday, alaska, arctic, Arctic Strategy, China, Kenneth Braithwaite, navy, Russia, Sen. Dan Sullivan >
- Business Insider 18:39December 30, 2020The Boeing 737 Max is flying passengers again in the US - here's when and where each US airline will be flying itThe Boeing 737 Max is the most controversial plane in the skies, and some airlines are rushing to get passengers onboard as soon as possible.
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