Archive of: Transportation



August Issue 1 2014

Alaska Air reports another record quarter

At Alaska Air Group Inc. records are indeed made to be broken. Leaders of the parent to Alaska Airlines reported a record second quarter net income of $157 million.

July Issue 1 2014

MARAD seeks dismissal of port suit

The U.S. Maritime Administration asked a federal court to throw out the Municipality of Anchorage’s suit against the agency over its involvement in the city’s port expansion debacle.

June Issue 4 2014

Bering Straits Native Corp. seeks land for future Arctic port

The prospect of new port facilities in Western Alaska will rely heavily on Arctic oil and gas development, according to a recent Northern Economics study.

Breakwater next step in Seward marine development June Issue 4 2014

Breakwater next step in Seward marine development

The City of Seward is ready to jumpstart development that has been decades in the making.

June Issue 3 2014

Headwinds still blowing in battle over aviation taxes

The Internal Revenue Service has granted relief to some flight services but is still at odds with the Alaska Air Carriers Association and the state’s congressional delegation over taxes and audits the Alaskans claim have been arbitrarily applied.