Alaska Airlines this week celebrated its anna.aero Route of the Week award win, with the airline being handed the prize for the launch of its first-ever scheduled operations from Everett Paine Field, starting its first three initial routes from the airport to Las Vegas, Phoenix and Portland. Pictured celebrating the airline’s award win is its capacity planning group, encompassing network planning and scheduling. Overall the airline will offer eight routes from Everett Paine Field, with it also serving Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego, San Francisco and San Jose.
Gainesville Airport was another award winner this week, with it having collected the anna.aero Cake of the Week title for the splendid cake that it made for American Airlines’ inaugural service from Dallas/Fort Worth. Pictured celebrating the airport’s award win are: Jason Berger, Airport Security Coordinator and K9 Handler (Explosives); Beamer, Gainesville Airport K9 (Explosives); Debbie Frederick, COO, University Air Center (Gainesville FBO); Randy Graetz, Accounting; Antar Riley, Gainesville GM, Piedmont Airlines/American Airlines; Tricia Williams, Accounting; Lynn Noffsinger, Grants and Contracts Administrator; Maria Rizzo, Sugar, Refined Bakeshop; Shaun Blevins, Operations Manager; Allan Penksa, CEO, Gainesville Alachua County Regional Airport Authority; Suzanne Schiemann, Manager Communications and Human Resources; and Erin Porter, Manager, Public Relations and Marketing. Photo credit: Micah Blakeslee.