Earning our wings

Russell Wilson tells high school graduates: there’s no time to sleep.

Just days away from graduation, hundreds of seniors from Highline Public Schools near Seattle went on a special “field trip” with Alaska’s Chief Football Officer Russell Wilson at the Museum of Flight. Joined by Alaska CEO Brad Tilden and NASA Astronaut Dottie Metcalf-Lindenburger, students…

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Posted on June 8, 2018

Alaska Airlines is ditching plastic straws in favor of marine-friendly stir sticks.

These days, most 16-year-olds are focused on getting their driver’s licenses, playing Fortnite or deciding who they want to ask to prom, but Shelby O’Neil isn’t your average teenager. She’s a Girl Scout who created Jr Ocean Guardians for her 2017 Girl Scout USA Gold Award Project to share her passion…

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Posted on May 21, 2018

Making history: First flight flown by female African American pilots at Alaska Airlines

On Mother’s Day, Alaska Airlines celebrated a first – Los Angeles–based Captain Tara Wright and First Officer Mallory Cave were the first two female African American pilots…

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Posted on May 15, 2018