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Writing Freelance for Magazines

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Alaska Airlines
We focus on the people and places of the Alaska Airlines route system, exploring the issues, trends and events that shape these regions. With superior writing and striking photography, Alaska Airlines Magazine spotlights the cultural and visual diversity of Alaska Airlines markets: from the wilderness of Alaska to the beaches of Southern California; from the rich Latin flavor of Mexico to the cosmopolitan intrigue of cities that range from Vancouver to New York.

The Journal column is the best way to break into Alaska Airlines Magazine. Journal is a collection of short pieces that range from business personality profiles to new museum exhibits in cities served by Alaska Airlines. We pay a kill-fee of one-third the contracted price. Rates begin at $150 to $250 for short articles in the Journal section, or for restaurant and hotel reviews (300 to 800 words); $150 for business shorts (500 words); $500 for columns(1,600 words); and $700 for features (2,000 to 2,500 words).
http://www.alaskaairlinesmagazine.com/contributor/guidelines/

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Ad Astra
Ad Astra (“to the stars”) is the award-winning magazine of the National Space Society, featuring the latest news in space exploration and stunning full-color photography.Ad Astra is open to unsolicited submissions, but prefers queries from writers, photographers, and artists interested in assignments for future issues of the magazine. Queries should include areas of expertise and interest, recent publication credits, and samples of work. Book reviews and profiles, 600-750 words. Features 1200-4000 words with 2-8 full-size (8.5×11) color images at 300 dpi. Sidebars 100-600 words. Payment 25 cents/word, art and photo rates negotiable.
http://www.nss.org/adastra/guidelines.html

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Adventure Cyclist
Adventure Cyclist is the one cycling magazine truly dedicated to bicycle travel and adventure. Offering many angles on bicycle travel, we cover adventures worldwide, including epic, cross-country cycling tours, shorter multi-day trips, and mountain-bike treks, as well as featuring bicycle-gear reviews, and other bicycle-travel news. We are known for inspiring photography and insightful stories. Payment for manuscripts is negotiable, but generally ranges from $.30 to $.45 per word.
http://www.adventurecycling.org/mag/submissions.cfm
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700g iPad instead of 17 Kilo Paper for Pilots

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United Airlines, Continental and Alaska Airlines are replacing the hefty flight manuals and chart books its pilots have long used with 11,000 iPads carrying the same data.

The 0.7 kilogram iPad will take the place of about 17 kilograms of paper instructions, data and charts pilots have long used to help guide them, parent company United Continental Holdings said.

The popular tablet computer will carry the Mobile FliteDeck software app from Jeppesen, a Boeing subsidiary which provides navigation tools for air, sea and land.

Read more:
http://www.nzherald.co.nz/technology/news/article.cfm?c_id=5&objectid=10747192

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