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By Dan Rudy 

Airline to phase out 737-400 Combi aircraft


WRANGELL  – Local air travelers were invited to the airport for a question-and-answer session August 25.

A delegation of managers with Alaska Airlines fired up a grill out front, fielding questions people may have about the phasing out of the services “combi” fleet next year.

Since its introduction in 2007, the 737-400 combi has been a unique facet of travel within the state, combining cargo conveyance with passenger service in the main cabin. Until it phases them out, Alaska Airlines is the only major domestic carrier to still use the combination jet.

“Theyre pretty unique in the...

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