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FAA Chief Orders ‘Zero Tolerance’ for Disruptive Airline Passengers, Possibly Jail

WASHINGTON — U.S. Federal Aviation Administration chief Steve Dickson signed an order on Wednesday directing the agency to take a “zero tolerance policy” after supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump were disruptive on some recent flights. Dickson told Reuters the …

Alaska Airlines Leases 13 Boeing 737 MAX Jets After Ungrounding

Alaska Air Group Inc said on Monday it would lease 13 new Boeing 737 MAX 9 planes from aircraft lessor Air Lease Corp, handing its traditional jet supplier a boost less than a week after Boeing won U.S. approval to …

Jetliner Hits Brown Bear While Landing in Southeast Alaska

YAKUTAT, Alaska — An Alaska Airlines jetliner struck a brown bear while landing early Saturday evening, killing the animal and causing damage to the plane, officials said. None of the passengers or crew members on board the plane were injured …

Boeing in Talks With Alaska Airlines For Potential 737 Max Order — Sources

SEATTLE/CHICAGO — Boeing Co is in discussions to sell 737 MAX jets to Alaska Airlines once the plane returns to service following a lengthy grounding, three people familiar with the matter said. The talks are part of a series of …

Zuckerberg Sister’s Harassment Spotlights Airline ‘Epidemic’

Randi Zuckerberg, the sister of Facebook Inc. founder Mark Zuckerberg, isn’t the first to complain about sexual misconduct on jetliners – a problem a prominent flight attendants’ union called a “silent epidemic” that airlines have failed to solve. Randi Zuckerberg, …