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Wings Airways welcomes new CEO, investor group

By: KINY Friday, April 12, 2019 Juneau, Alaska (KINY) – Juneau-based Wings Airways announced Friday the establishment of a new ownership group made up of former Alaska Airlines executives Bill Ayer and Joe Sprague. Ayer previously served as chairman and…

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What’s in store for Juneau this cruise season?

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It’s beginning

By: Ketchikan Daily News April 3, 2019 The cruise season begins this week in Ketchikan. Un-Cruise Adventures kicks it off Thursday with sailings of its Wilderness Adventure and Wilderness Explorer. The 332 total passengers between the two ships will be…

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Alaska Set for Record Breaking Year with More to Come

By: Cruise Industry News March 26, 2019 Alaska will see a record-breaking cruise season this summer as the region is poised to finally break its most recent passenger record (set in 2018) according to the 2019 Cruise Industry News Annual…

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Carnival Corp. Releases Results of Scrubber Study

By: Cruise Industry News March 6, 2019 Carnival Corporation has released the results of an independent, two-year scientific wash-water study that shows the company’s advanced air quality systems (i.e. scrubbers) are in compliance with the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) 2020…

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Norwegian’s Del Rio forecasts ‘another blockbuster’ Alaska season

By: Anne Kalosh, Seatrade Cruise News February 21, 2018 Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings made no secret of how well it did in Alaska last year, propelled by the new Norwegian Bliss. This year it’s adding Bliss sister Norwegian Joy to…

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Anchorage Int’l Airport saw record passengers last year; here’s why

By: Leroy Polk, KTUU January 31, 2019 ANCHORAGE (KTUU) – Millions of passengers flew to, through, or from the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport last year, and airport officials say it has a lot to do with an Alaskan economic…

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Opinion: Are Juneau city officials misleading the public about the cruise industry lawsuit?

By: Win Gruening, Juneau Empire January 25, 2019 It can be a fine line between “spin” and misleading the public. There was a great deal of speculation about how City and Borough of Juneau officials would react to U.S. District…

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Huge leap for Alaska cruise traffic expected in 2019

By: Elizabeth Earl, Alaska Journal of Commerce January 22, 2019 HOMER — More tourists are projected to arrive in Alaska by sea in 2019. A lot more. Cruise ship tourism is estimated to increase by about 16 percent in 2019…

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Alaska tourism growth expected to continue into 2019

By: Grant Robinson, KTUU January 17, 2019 ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) – Anchorage tourism leaders touted growth in visitation and visitor spending in 2018 and project 2019 to be an even more prosperous year for the industry. At the Visit Anchorage…

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