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Alaska Airlines Showcases Q-400

Alaska Airlines is showing off an aircraft it plans to start using in the state next year. The Bombardier  Q-400 is scheduled for use on Fairbanks-Anchorage and Kodiak- Anchorage routes, where the 76 seat twin prop plane will replace or augment current service with larger 737 jets.  KUAC’s Dan Bross reports.

Dan has been in public radio news in Alaska since 1993. He’s worked as a reporter, newscaster and talk show host at stations in McGrath, Valdez and Fairbanks. Dan’s experience includes coverage of a wide range of topics, from wolf control to the Trans-Alaska Pipeline and dog mushing.