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Alaska Air Cargo delivers first Copper River salmon to Seattle (PRNewsfoto/Alaska Airlines)

Alaska Airlines delivers Copper River salmon to the Lower 48

May 19, 2017 at 5:58 pm 0 comments

For many places around the world, the delivery of fresh salmon is a commonplace occurrence. But in the Pacific Northwest of the United States, there is a hotly anticipated annual return for seafood fans throughout the region. San Juan Capistrano may have its swallows, but Seattle – the home ofRead More

Alaska Airlines' prized "Salmon-thirty-Salmon" 737.

Copper River salmon descend on Seattle via Alaska Airlines

May 17, 2016 at 5:35 pm 0 comments

It’s become an annual rite of passage for the U.S. Northwest – the arrival of fresh salmon in Seattle. Only this salmon didn’t swim upstream, it flew in. This morning more than 9 tonnes of Copper River salmon landed in Seattle on an Alaska Airlines flight with much fanfare, launchingRead More