Alaska Airlines teaches self-defence to flight attendants - report.
Alaska Air Group Inc (NYSE: ALK) said that Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air pilots and flight attendants have taken part in self-defence classes taught for the first time at its company headquarters in Seattle by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA).
The courses, which consisted of three daylong self-defence classes, reportedly taught defensive rather than offensive tactics, with students learning how to subdue and restrain an attacker and how to improvise a weapon from items normally found on an aircraft.
According to the Puget Sound Business Journal, the Alaska Airlines employees learned self-defence tactics and techniques from officers from the Aurora, Colorado, Police Department.
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|Date:||Sep 21, 2007|
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