Pearl Harbor and technology today -more than 80 years in the making

Pearl Harbor and technology today -more than 80 years in the making There’s no denying the amount of technology developed as a result of WWII. Engineering advancements in our military, construction, automotive, and airline industries were staggering. And, interestingly enough, we have managed to come full circle, bringing technology back to where WWII began for […]

Pre-travel checklist

Pre-travel checklist In addition to lists reminding you what to pack, how about another? A pre-travel checklist. Yes, the things you need to remember BEFORE you travel.  Your home: Security Let your security company know if you have an alarm system. Make sure outdoor sheds, doors to garages, and windows are locked. Set a timer […]

Tracking Santa

Tracking Santa On Christmas Eve in 1955, a little girl mistakenly called the Continental Air Defense Command (CONAD) in Colorado Springs- thinking she was calling Santa. Thankfully for her (and future generations of children), a tradition was born out of the spirit of Christmas.  That evening, Air Force Colonel Harry Shoup took the call. He […]

TSA and CDC updates- Dec. 2022

TSA and CDC updates- Dec. 2022 Disability and medication reminders All travelers are required to undergo screening at the TSA checkpoint(s). Here are some helpful reminders to assure the process goes as smoothly as possible- especially during busy travel times.  Have your TSA notification card or other medical documentation available for the officer at the […]

New seasonal food items and gift ideas!

Airline News Alaska  Alaska is offering more gluten-free options than ever. Half of all meals in First Class are gluten-free. First up, the Brusselin’ Vegan Salad, developed in partnership with the west coast-based company, Evergreens. Next, the West Coast Muffuletta sandwich is served on a sesame-crusted ciabatta roll with yummy ingredients like cured ham, prosciutto, […]

Local events-Dec. 2022

Local events-Dec. 2022 Dec. 17 Sun Valley Tree Lighting Ceremony An appearance by Santa, live holiday music by Faculty Lounge, ice carvings, complimentary hot chocolate and cookies, and a cash bar. Tree lighting at 6:00 p.m. sharp. Sun Valley Resort Dec. 23 Brunch with Santa A special holiday buffet on Dec. 23 and 24 at […]

TSA and CDC updates— November 2022

TSA and CDC updates— November 2022 TSA  With the digital driver’s license becoming more popular in many DMVs across the country, TSA is also embracing the Credential Authentication Technology reader which allows passengers to simply tap their iPhone or Apple Watch at the travel document checking podium. A TSA officer will verify identity and flight […]

Top 5 most produced commercial aircraft

Top 5 most produced commercial aircraft During the last 90 years, thousands of commercial aircraft were manufactured- the bulk of which occurred after WWII. In celebration of National Aviation month, here is a look at the top five most-produced commercial aircraft in aviation history.  Douglas DC-3  First introduced in 1939, the Douglas DC-3 would become […]

Holiday travel made easy!

Holiday travel made easy! Holiday travel can be a bit overwhelming. Bulky clothing, fragile gifts, snow sports equipment… All of it can take up quite a bit of space! Here are a few tips if you are traveling during the busy holiday season.  Skis/snowboards/boots Some airlines count a ski bag and boot bag as one […]

Airline updates— November 2022

Airline Updates— November 2022 Alaska Alaska Airlines’ Fly for All, is an app for families who fly. Designed for first-time flyers, kids traveling alone as unaccompanied minors, or guests with cognitive and developmental disabilities including autism. The Fly for All app helps take the anxiety out of air travel by walking them through the steps […]