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The first Boeing 777-9X on the ramp at Paine Field in Everett, Wash. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Katie Bailey)

Lufthansa’s First Boeing 777-9X Appears on Boeing Test Flight Line at Paine Field

AirlineGeeks recently spotted Lufthansa's first Boeing 777-9X, the third airworthy airframe off of the assembly line, at Paine Field in Everett, Wash. The third airworthy airframe off of the new aircraft's assembly line, the aircraft designated WH003 rolled out to the Boeing test flight line on the evening of June 12 bearing no engines. [caption id="attachment_34650" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Test frame WH003 destination for German flag carrier Lufthansa. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Katie Bailey)[/caption] The aircraft spotting marks the second development in…

Alaska Postpones Paine Field Launch as Government Shutdown Continues

As a consequence of the government shutdown, Alaska Airlines has announced that it will postpone the start of operations from Paine Field to March 4, three weeks later than the originally scheduled date of February 11. Dubbed as a "tough decision" in a company statement released on January 22, the…

Southwest Airlines Announces Service to Everett’s Paine Field

Southwest Airlines announced on Thursday its intentions to operate from Paine Field in Everett, Wash. later this year. While it has yet to be approved by governmental and regulatory agencies, the carrier wishes to operate five daily flights from the small airport. The formal announcement of its fares, flight schedule…