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Boeing 737-800 (N577AS)

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Ever feel like you're being watched?

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Ian Moult
That is so cool!
Miguel Paredes
What a fun capture! I've always loved that Alaska Airlines livery, and you have made it come to life in this shot!
Alex Georgescu
I find this disturbing :)
Guy Genbrugge
Can somebody tell me who that person is on the back of each airplane?
Wayne Brown
Nice to see Americas favorite airline. Treating customers as people everyday not as cattle.<br />Thrilled to see this airline expanding its routes across America and International.<br />My preferred carrier since 1972.
Isaac Vogelzang
Guy, I have heard that that is &quot;the eskimo man&quot;.<br />Cool shot!
Don Lynch
I think the pic is great. However I have no idea who that is. It has no meaning to me.
Mike Whetstone
Might be Eskimo Joe; runs a great tavern in Stillwater, Oklahoma, usually shown with a big cheesy grin and perfect teeth. :)
Max Jones
Guy Genbrugge, I think I posted this story on this site years ago but this is a perfect opportunity to tell it again! When I was a controller at Burbank tower back in the mid eighties Alaska was taxiing and someone came on frequency and asked &quot;Hey Alaska, who's that guy on your tail?&quot; Alaska replied &quot;He's our Chief Pilot&quot; to which the first guy responded &quot;He's better looking than ours!&quot; <br />And Isaac Vogelzang is correct. It's just an image of an anonymous Eskimo, according to the Alaska pilot.
Dwight Hartje
Incredible shot!!
Glenn Mottley
I heard once that it is the semblance of a gold miner (in Alaska, a &quot;sourdough&quot;). Kinda cool that it can be viewed both ways. Can anyone from Alaska weigh in on this? <br /><a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.alaska.net">www.alaska.net</a> &quot;After the California gold rush, when the Klondike prospectors sailed from San Francisco to Alaska, they carried precious sourdough starter with them - and ever since sourdough bread has been associated with San Francisco. And in Alaska, a prospector with a pot of sourdough strapped to his back was quickly nicknamed a &quot;sourdough&quot;.&quot;
drsmith737
Great😀
Austen Pyle
It is cool to see the old and new of Alaska's Livery. I really like the new Eskimo! Alaska is the BEST!
Greg Byington
Whether the eskimo on the tail is a real person or not, and if it is who is it, is something of a mystery, and the airline is apparently happy to leave it that way. See their explanation here:<br /><br /><a rel="nofollow" href="http://blog.alaskaair.com/alaska-airlines/who-is-the-eskimo/">https://blog.alaskaair.com/alaska-airlines/who-is-the-eskimo/</a><br /><br />I flew Alaska for the first time last year, and it was great.
nycslc1
Love this picture!
n9341c
Oh my god a Muammar Gaddafi look alike convention?
Michael Richardson
Had to laugh! Great shot of my favorite aircraft and airline! Thank you for this unique shot!
Derek MacphersonPhoto Uploader
Thanks so much guys!
Greg Byington
Oh, and great shot, DMac!. It is like a forest of Alaska Airlines tails. ;-)
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Date Aircraft Origin Destination Departure Arrival Duration
11-Dec-2018 B738Anchorage Intl ()Fairbanks Intl () 11:10PM AKST 11:52PM AKST Scheduled
07-Dec-2018 B738Juneau Intl ()Anchorage Intl () 08:40PM AKST 10:02PM AKST (?) 1:22
07-Dec-2018 B738Sitka Rocky Gutierrez ()Juneau Intl () 07:08PM AKST 07:30PM AKST 0:22
07-Dec-2018 B738Ketchikan Intl ()Sitka Rocky Gutierrez () 05:39PM AKST 06:13PM AKST 0:34
07-Dec-2018 B738Seattle-Tacoma Intl ()Ketchikan Intl () 03:56PM PST 04:23PM AKST 1:27
07-Dec-2018 B738John Wayne ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 07:02AM PST 09:33AM PST 2:31
06-Dec-2018 B738Seattle-Tacoma Intl ()John Wayne () 08:24PM PST 10:38PM PST 2:14
06-Dec-2018 B738Pittsburgh Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 05:03PM EST 07:03PM PST 5:00
06-Dec-2018 B738Seattle-Tacoma Intl ()Pittsburgh Intl () 07:55AM PST 02:53PM EST 3:58
06-Dec-2018 B738Los Angeles Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 12:34AM PST 02:40AM PST 2:06
05-Dec-2018 B738Cancun Int'l ()Los Angeles Intl () 07:37PM EST 09:47PM PST 5:10
05-Dec-2018 B738Seattle-Tacoma Intl ()Cancun Int'l () 08:35AM PST 05:02PM EST 5:27
04-Dec-2018 B738Fort Lauderdale Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 06:41PM EST 10:13PM PST 6:32
04-Dec-2018 B738Seattle-Tacoma Intl ()Fort Lauderdale Intl () 09:05AM PST 05:05PM EST 5:00
03-Dec-2018 B738Cancun Int'l ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 07:08PM EST 10:14PM PST 6:06
03-Dec-2018 B738Seattle-Tacoma Intl ()Cancun Int'l () 08:49AM PST 04:54PM EST 5:05
02-Dec-2018 B738John Wayne ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 07:32PM PST 10:02PM PST 2:30
02-Dec-2018 B738Seattle-Tacoma Intl ()John Wayne () 04:05PM PST 06:13PM PST 2:08
02-Dec-2018 B738Bob Hope ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 12:08PM PST 02:31PM PST 2:23
02-Dec-2018 B738Seattle-Tacoma Intl ()Bob Hope () 08:49AM PST 10:46AM PST 1:57
01-Dec-2018 B738John Wayne ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 03:38PM PST 06:20PM PST 2:42
01-Dec-2018 B738Seattle-Tacoma Intl ()John Wayne () 11:51AM PST 02:03PM PST (?) 2:12
01-Dec-2018 B738Salt Lake City Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 09:24AM MST 10:06AM PST 1:42
30-Nov-2018 B738Seattle-Tacoma Intl ()Salt Lake City Intl () 05:30PM PST 08:10PM MST 1:40
30-Nov-2018 B738Vancouver Int'l ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 03:08PM PST 03:36PM PST 0:28
30-Nov-2018 B738Seattle-Tacoma Intl ()Vancouver Int'l () 01:03PM PST 01:35PM PST 0:32
30-Nov-2018 B738San Francisco Intl ()Seattle-Tacoma Intl () 09:20AM PST 11:23AM PST 2:02
29-Nov-2018 B738Kahului ()San Francisco Intl () 08:27PM HST 02:50AM PST (+1) Cancelled
29-Nov-2018 B738San Francisco Intl ()Kahului () 04:40PM PST 07:54PM HST Cancelled
29-Nov-2018 B738Portland Intl ()San Francisco Intl () 12:33PM PST 01:54PM PST 1:21
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