PUBLISHED: 4:24 PM on Wednesday, August 6, 2008
New ferry schedule released earlier than ever
JUNEAU - Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) officials released the upcoming sailing schedule for service during this coming fall, winter and the spring of 2009, the earliest schedule release in the system's history.

"We're absolutely excited to have the schedule released and available to our traveling customers who've repeatedly asked for earlier schedule postings to help them plan vacations and other trips," said Capt. John Falvey, General Manager, AMHS. "Early schedule releasing is the course we want to keep in the future of AMHS - a reliable schedule that's available in a timely manner."

Today's announcement now allows travel agents and the general public the opportunity to begin online bookings at

Last year, AMHS made its winter schedule available Aug. 15.