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JetBlue (in Alaska) partners with state cargo carriers

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By Sean Manget 
Alaska Journal of Commerce




While Outside vacationers may see the new route offered by discount airline JetBlue Airways from Long Beach, Calif., to Anchorage as a new chance to see Alaska's beauty in the summer, Alaska businesses see it as an opportunity for new partnerships.


At a breakfast meeting in the Crowne Plaza Hotel in midtown Anchorage May 24, officials from the airline met with officials from a diverse range of Alaska companies.


The meeting, organized by the Anchorage Economic Development Corp., followed the landing of the airline's first Anchorage flight of the season the night before.


Lynden International, a freight forwarding and integrated logistics company, as well as air carrier Northern Air Cargo, have partnered locally with JetBlue, said officials with the two companies.


Northern Air Cargo offers contract services to air carriers at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport, and the company is JetBlue's ground handler, meaning they check passengers in at the ticket counter and...... http://www.alaskajournal.com/stories/052711/loc_jbpwsc.shtml

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