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Aloha Tech Ops’s Darren Espina named 2023 ‘Distinguished Service in Safety’ honoree

Espina: ‘Some people are fast learners, but with others, you need to take more time and have more patience.’ Aloha Tech Ops (ATO) Maintenance Crew Chief Darren Espina is the 2023 Michael D. Garvey Award for Distinguished Service in Safety.

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Aloha Tech Ops reclaims FAA Diamond Award for maintenance excellence

Under the leadership of Director of Maintenance Mario Mausio, the airline’s techs are considered among the top 5% in the country. This spring, Aloha Air Cargo and Aloha Tech Ops were awarded the 2022 Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Diamond Award

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Foss, TOTE, NorthStar Energy gift $500,000 to new Maritime High School

The money will support start-up costs for the first four years of the school and allow the school to grow to 400 students by 2025. Saltchuk companies Foss Maritime, TOTE, and NorthStar Energy have together pledged $500,000 to support the

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2020 Safety Award nominee Q&A: Dustin Case, Aloha Air Cargo

In the sixth of a nine-part Q&A series, Aloha Air Cargo Captain Dustin Case answers questions about his life, career, and a nomination for this year’s awards. Dustin Case always wanted to be a pilot. He joined Aloha Air Cargo

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2020 Safety Award nominee Q&A: Ed Rowe, NAMS

In the third of a nine-part Q&A series, NAMS Passenger Ramp Lead Ed Rowe answers questions about his life, career, and nomination for this year’s awards. Northern Air Maintenance Services Passenger Ramp Lead Ed Rowe was nominated for  Safety Award

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Pilot turned Delta Western terminal manager focused on community

Mike Denker: “Sometimes we’re not just an essential service; we’re the only service…we’re the sole provider of fuel – for transportation and heat – for the people of Haines.” Delta Western’s Haines Terminal Manager Mike Denker was determined to fly.

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Tug captain designates ‘Safety Stations’ for PPE on demand

Justin Ryan’s idea led to a pilot program that gives Cook Inlet Tug & Barge crews immediate access to proper PPE in common (and remote) work areas. Living “off-grid” in a cabin in King Salmon, Alaska, Captain Justin Ryan knows

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Tropical’s leadership guru shares journey, importance of reimagining the future

“How do we want it to be when we go back to old ‘normal’? What do we want to keep from our old lives? What do we want to keep from our new lives? That’s what leaders think about. Leaders tell the truth about what’s happening, reimagine the future, come up with ways to make changes, and – above all – leaders support and encourage everyone at all levels. That’s exactly what Senior Leadership at Tropical Shipping is doing right now. I’m confident we will emerge even stronger than before.”

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Claims Controller finds passion in lost freight

Army veteran Laticia Rowe joined NAC 18 years ago after settling in Alaska. By Hilary Reeves It took Northern Air Cargo Claims Controller Laticia Rowe decades to find her dream career. Born and raised in Central Florida, she is the

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NAC Pilot takes life one adventure at a time

Soldier, musician, pilot (and amateur herpetologist) Adam Townley-Wren began flying for Aloha Air Cargo in 2014. By Hilary Reeves Northern Air Cargo 767 Captain Adam Townley-Wren was born in New Orleans to parents who met playing drums in Tulane University’s

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Army pilot survived combat helicopter crash, now flies for NAC

Fred Pollino’s devastating medical discharge from the U.S. Army left him unsure of his future. By Hilary Reeves Fred Pollino grew up the youngest of five children in Billerica, Massachusetts, a blue-collar suburb of Boston. The first time he boarded

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Married NAC cargo pilots took different routes to heavy-jet dreams

Ko and Lan pilot Boeing 767s from Honolulu and Miami. By Hilary Reeves Hongchul An (Ko) and Ran An (Lan) have many things in common: they were both born and raised in Tokyo, emigrating to the United States as teenagers.

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