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Celebrating Flight Attendants’ 50 years in the skies for Alaska Airlines

Today is International Flight Attendant Day—a day where we collectively tip our hats to our flight attendants with awe and appreciation for all that you do, every flight, every day to ensure safety and care for our guests. And what better way to honor our inflight team than to celebrate four incredible women who have each spent over 50 years in the skies for Alaska Airlines. Here’s their story. 

Co-workers, travelers reunite pilot with camera lost for a year

When Los Angeles-based Alaska Airlines First Officer Rick Russek saw his point-and-shoot camera fall into Resurrection Bay one summer, he was certain he’d never see it, or the precious family photos that were on the memory card, again. But an unlikely series of events combining the forces of nature, the kindness of strangers and co-workers, and simple…