In order to improve its ontime performance and schedule reliability, Alaska Airlines late last week announced that it will eliminate or suspend several flights this summer. "This is a temporary measure to get our operation back on track after record load factors and increased summer flying, coupled with ongoing company transitions, caused delays and cancellations to rise," Alaska CEO Bill Ayer said. Eliminated flights include one Anchorage-Los Angeles roundtrip, one Anchorage-Phoenix ...

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