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October 4, 2017

Alaska Air replacing combi jets with converted passenger jets

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The first-ever passenger jet converted for cargo use was unveiled Monday in Alaska, and the arrival spells the end for a unique plane configured for the nation's largest state.

Alaska Airlines spent $15 million to convert three 737-700s to carry diverse cargo to rural hub communities in this state with few roads.


 
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