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The City Council's top priority is the "stabilization" of Unalaska's commercial flights.

On Tuesday, councilors voted unanimously to update their state legislative initiatives ahead of a lobbying trip to Juneau next month.

Aaron Merculief

 Updated 4:15 p.m. 1/07/20

Ash eruption at Shishaldin Volcano continues and has intensified as shown in satellite and lightning data. The Aviation Color Code has increased to "red" and Alert Level has increased to "warning."

Hans Schwaiger, a geophysicist with the Alaska Volcano Observatory, said the volcano - 58 miles southwest of Cold Bay – began erupting again this morning, and had sent an ash cloud 27,000 feet that is drifting to the east-northeast, as of 1 p.m.

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RavnAir Group continues to be impacted by the cyber attack it experienced earlier this month, and the impact now appears to be more extensive than initially reported, according to a press release from the airline.

RavnAir Group

RavnAir Group announced today it experienced a "malicious cyber attack" on the company's IT network on Friday, impacting travel to and from Unalaska. 

The attack specifically targeted the Dash 8 aircraft. 

According to a press release from Ravn, the airline has cancelled Saturday morning flights and additional cancellations and delays are possible. 

RavnAir Group

RavnAir Group officials hosted a community meeting in Unalaska on Wednesday, Dec. 18.

The airline had previously postponed the meeting, but decided to hold it last minute at the Grand Aleutian Hotel.

Chief Commercial Officer Derek Shanks and Missy Roberts, Director of Marketing and Alliances, attended the over two-hour meeting.

Listen to the full meeting below.

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