Photo: Alaska 737-700. Courtesy, Alaska Airlines. Alaska Airlines said Friday it flew a 737-700 on a test flight last week over Puget Sound using RNP guidance and demonstrated eight continuous descent approaches into Seattle-Tacoma, reducing carbon dioxide emissions "by 35% compared to a conventional landing." The test flight was conducted in conjunction with the Port of Seattle, Boeing and FAA. "With a landing weight similar to a typical passenger flight, the ...

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