7 May 2014
Nearly 50 Alaskan veterans traveled to Washington, D.C., to view their memorials for the first time, thanks to a partnership between Alaska Airlines and the Golden Heart and Last Frontier Honor Flight programs, the only Honor Flight Network regional hubs in the state of Alaska.
Honor Flight Network is a national organization working to transport America´s veterans to visit memorials in Washington, D.C., dedicated to honor their service and sacrifices.
“The state of Alaska has a proud military history,” said Marilyn Romano, Alaska Airlines´ regional vice president Alaska. “We´re honored to fly these brave men and women to Washington to pay their respects to those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our country.”
Alaska Airlines, a subsidiary of Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK), together with its partner regional airlines, serves nearly 100 cities through an expansive network in Alaska, the Lower 48, Hawaii, Canada and Mexico. For reservations, visit www.alaskaair.com.
Alaska Airlines, Honor Flight Network transport WWII veterans to memorial
7 May 2014