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Flight attendant’s actions save teenage girl from human trafficking

Filed under: Media Releases — awsjd355GAF @ 4:01 pm 03/01/2017

Flight attendants help passengers every day, but for an Alaska Airlines employee, that assistance led to a teenage girl being freed from human trafficking.

Alaska Airlines Shelia Fedrick was serving as a flight attendant on a flight from Seattle to San Francisco ahead of the Super Bowl in 2016. She noticed a disheveled-looking girl sitting next to a older man who was well-dressed, and when Fedrick tried to speak to the girl, the man wouldn’t let the girl talk.

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Buffalo Niagara International Airport Gets $65 Million Renovation

Filed under: Uncategorized — awsjd355GAF @ 3:59 pm

Buffalo Niagara International Airport is getting a $65 million upgrade. That’s good news for airlines, passengers — and advertisers.

The renovated airport will feature newly designed walkways, an additional baggage carousel, a play area, a tech center and, most importantly, another entrance to help accommodate an influx of passengers.

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Unique mosaic at McCarran International Airport pays homage to Vegas’ past and present

Filed under: Las Vegas — awsjd355GAF @ 3:57 pm

New artwork celebrating Las Vegas’ iconic skylines of the past and present has been installed at McCarran International Airport, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal. Check out the terrazzo floor in the baggage claim area of Terminal 1, and you’ll see a colorful mosaic that looks like a huge poker chip.

The mosaic is the creation of Randy Heil, a 50-year-old native of Nevada who is paralyzed below the shoulders. He designs his pieces by drawing with a pencil in his mouth and then scanning the drawings into a computer that’s operated by a mouth stick.

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Hollywood Burbank Airport Has a New Name, New Brand and New Opportunities

Filed under: Burbank — awsjd355GAF @ 3:55 pm

The Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority has recently decided to rename the area’s regional airport the Hollywood Burbank Airport. The renaming is part of a larger rebranding effort, which has thus far included giving the airport a new name, new logo and updated style guides for consistent branding within the airport. The next stage is to launch a new marketing effort aimed at attracting passengers to the airport.

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PDX Named America’s Best Airport, Fourth Consecutive Year

Filed under: Portland — awsjd355GAF @ 3:53 pm

With over 2.4 million residents calling Portland, Oregon home, it’s no surprise that this trendy city has a markedly fashionable and accessible international airport. Travel + Leisure has proudly crowned PDX their Best Airport for the fourth consecutive year! Their flawless 87.5% on time departures ensure that you’ll never be late to your next stop. However, in the unlikely event of a travel snafu, you’ll be happy to spend your time in this airport. With endless shopping choices from Brookstone to local favorite Powell’s books, a flight delay could be your lucky day when waiting at PDX. Blow off travel stress at The Dragontree spa or House Spirits Distillery if that’s more your style.

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