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This is a photo of a Virgin America woman flight attendant and woman pilot standing in front of a Rosie the Riveter poster.

This Memorial Day weekend, we flew one of the original Rosie the Riveters,  95-year-old Phyllis Gould who worked at the Bay Area’s local Kaiser Shipyard during World War II, in our First Class cabin to Washington, D.C. to participate in the City’s parade to celebrate this important national holiday.  Our airport and in-flight teams will be giving this hero of the WWII effort the VIP treatment on her journey to our nation’s… Read More

Residing in Portland, Oregon, Jon Trend is a photographer with an eye for the undiscovered shot who uses the city as his natural backdrop. He just returned from an Instagram takeover in Washington, D.C. as part of Alaska’s Weekend Wanderer series. For more Weekend Wanderer posts, make sure you’re following Alaska Airlines on Instagram. Exploring Washington D.C. was nothing like I had expected it to be. The rich history and beautiful architecture were… Read More

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The District of Columbia – it’s a city of history, culture and fabulous dining. There’s so much to do that a first-time visitor might not know where to start. For help, we turned to Ginny Carruthers, Alaska’s District of Columbia-based director of government affairs. She’s been with Alaska for 27 years, the past 10 of which have been in the District, and offers these insider tips to Washington D.C. Why do you… Read More