Alaska Airlines last week decided to change the routing of its service connecting Fairbanks and the Alaskan Arctic destinations of Barrow and Deadhorse/Prudhoe Bay due to a recent change in the U.S. Postal Service Barrow bypass mail program. The carrier currently flies bypass mail from Fairbanks to Barrow, but starting June 5, it will fly the mail a shorter distance between Deadhorse and Barrow. The move follows a USPS decision that Barrow bypass mail will be trucked to Deadhorse from ...


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