So what does an airline like SeaPort Airlines or Wings of Alaska have to be thankful for?
- We’re extremely thankful for the passengers that come through the door with a smile on their face and kind words for our staff.
- We’re also thankful for passengers, although we meet them rarely, that show us where we have improvements to make; without them, we wouldn’t know how to serve our customers better, nor would we be as accomplished at dealing with unforeseen circumstances.
- Okay, we’re just thankful for our passengers in general!
- We’re thankful for our communities—their partnership is vital to the success of our service, and they keep us honest in everything we do.
- We’re thankful that we’ve been making it through, and growing, during a period of economic hardship.
- We’re thankful for the economic hardship itself, because it’s shown us how to come together and thrive in times of stress and uncertainty.
- We’re thankful for our employees; each and every one of them brings something special to the table–talent, knowledge, experience, personality, and….well, we could go on for days!
- We’re thankful for our knowledgeable, down-to-earth, and values-driven leadership.
- We’re also thankful for our competitors. They drive us to work harder, innovate, serve better and be everything they can’t be.
- We’re thankful for the opportunities to educate others on the aviation industry.
- We’re also thankful for every learning experience we’ve had that’s come along with being in the aviation industry.
- We’re thankful for the relationships that have been built here & the family environment.
- We’re also thankful for the hurdles we’ve had to overcome in these working relationships.
- We’re thankful for the technologies we have that make air transportation possible.
- We’re thankful for the limitations of those technologies, which have fostered innovation and driven imagination.
Today, tomorrow, and anytime of the year—if nothing else, we always have something to be thankful for. Even in the most difficult of situations and environments, it just depends on how you look at it.