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By-Laws Proposal Notification

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Dawning of a new ERA! Our leadership team!

Ready to take the oath of office.                 Being Sworn In!  Thank  you Art Jackson for swearing in our new leadership team.

2016 District Election

DISTRICT ELECTION, DATES TO REMEMBER: 2/5/16 0600h-0800h & 1800h-2000h – NOMINATIONS 3/4/16 0600h-0800h & 1800h-2000h – ENDORSEMENT VOTE (if needed) 6/10/16 0600h-1800h – DISTRICT ELECTIONS All events will be held at Local Lodge, I.D. IS REQUIRED when entering the lodge for these events.  

Stop Fueling Around

  FlyersRights To Airlines:  Stop Fueling Around January 27, 2015 Despite oil prices lower than at any time since the spring of 2009, will the  airlines ever lower fares?  Very unlikely, say experts, since the airlines simply don’t have to, as they’re filling more than 85% of their seats at current prices. An Exercise In Fueltity […]

Seahawks! Alaska Airlines wants to help you celebrate the Super Bowl

In light of yesterday’s epic comeback and victory, the Seahawks once again find themselves headed to the Super Bowl. And with that comes the rush for fans to secure a way to get to Phoenix for the big game. Photo via Alaska Airlines Alaska Airlines wasted no time stepping in with some hometown support: The […]

Best U.S. airline? Wall Street Journal says Alaska Airlines

Out of the eight major U.S. airlines, what’s the best in the country? According to the Wall Street Journal, it’s Alaska Airlines. The Journal used seven criteria such as on-time and cancelled flights, mishandled baggage, and consumer complaints, in its annual rankings, which has seen Alaska Airlines, a unit of Seattle-based Alaska Air Group Inc. (NYSE: […]

United to Offer Flights to Cuba Out of Newark as New Rules Take Effect Friday

Following the Obama administration’s announcement that it would significantly loosen travel restrictions to Cuba starting Friday, United Airlines announced it plans to offer flights to the communist island out of Newark Liberty International Airport. “We plan to serve Cuba, subject to government approvals, and look forward to doing so from our global gateways of Newark […]

New grievance committee members sworn in

New Grievance committee members were sworn in by Former President Larry Wing                                                               on January 14th meeting.  committee members: Chris Lusk and Bill Ojakian

American and Hawaiian airlines take aim at Delta in Tokyo

 Reddit ✉ -Comments     FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The competition is heating up for a U.S.-Japan route currently controlled by Delta Air Lines Inc. American Airlines and Hawaiian Airlines say they applied to the U.S. Department of Transportation for the so-called slot or landing right at Tokyo’s Haneda Airport. They say Delta isn’t […]

United Satisfaction

TIM WU, a frequent contributor to the New Yorker, wrote an essay recently about why he, a long-time customer of United Airlines with more than 700,000 miles flown, has decided to “leave” the airline. Here’s the meat of it: On the “new” United, seats got smaller as the airline jammed more people into the same tube; […]

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