AK Air Cancels Flights

FAIRBANKS- More than two dozen Alaska Airlines and Horizon air flights have been canceled over the past few days because a lot of the crew is too sick to work. A spokesperson for Alaska Airlines says they have a high number of pilots and flight attendants with the flu. Alaska had to give refunds to about 200 travelers who were not able to get to their intended destinations. The flights that were canceled due to illness were in addition to 20 flights canceled due to weather or mechanical issues. Travelers are advised to check their flights online before going to the airport.