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Alaska Airlines Opens New Flagship Lounge in Seattle

Alaska Airlines opened its new flagship lounge in the North Satellite Terminal of Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SeaTac) on Thursday, marking the completion of the first phase of the airport's modernization project for the satellite terminal. The lounge, one of six airline lounges at SeaTac, is the largest of Alaska Airlines' three lounges by threefold. [caption id="attachment_35279" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Alaska Airlines' President and Chief Operating Officer Ben Minicucci giving remarks before the official lounge opening. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Katie Bailey)[/caption] The…

Delta Debuts New A330-900neo Early on Seattle to Shanghai Route

Delta Air Lines became the first North American airline to induct the Airbus A330-900neo into revenue service as the first of 35 aircraft began operations for the Atlanta-based airline this week. The inaugural flight, DL589, was operated from Seattle to Shanghai, the first of three destinations from Seattle that will…

Frontier Expands Las Vegas Service

Denver-based Frontier Airlines will be expanding and launching new services out of McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas this coming Fall 2019. The ultra-low-cost carrier which turned 25 on Friday announced seven new year-round destinations from its west coast focus city which will begin rolling out in early September. Furthermore,…

Seattle Grows International Route Network with Three New Routes and…

Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, the 8th busiest airport in the United States, just got a little busier as it inaugurated three new routes over a 24 hour period this past weekend. Seeing a combination of new routes and new airlines during the International Air Transport Association's change of season, Seattle further…

Sea-Tac Airport Debuts First Phase of Central Terminal Renovation Project

After 402 days of construction, just over a year, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport revealed the first phase of the freshly remodeled Central Terminal, the main building of the airport that all departing passengers first enter. The Central Terminal has been a much loved SeaTac focal point with the full floor-to-ceiling windows,…

Seattle Prepares for New Asia Routes in Upcoming Week

Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, commonly shortened to SeaTac, is in for a busy week as three airlines will begin new service from Seattle to points east, growing the airport’s route network to Asia. Already connected to the Far East via a number of international carriers, Seattle will see a combination of…

Victoria Sees Continued Decrease in U.S. Connections Following Upcoming Delta…

Victoria International Airport, serving the British Columbia capital city of Victoria, will see its number of nonstop connections to the United States continue to decrease as Delta Air Lines has decided to cease service to the city. Delta currently serves the city with a sole route from nearby Seattle-Tacoma International…

Boeing Quietly Unveils Fully Painted Boeing 777X to Employees

While the world was focused on Boeing’s 737 MAX series aircraft, the presently-embattled aircraft manufacturer quietly unveiled its latest aircraft: the Boeing 777X, at an employee-only preview in Everett, Wash. Boeing was scheduled to unveil the aircraft in a highly public display on Wednesday but put those plans on hold…

Photos: Seattle-Tacoma International Airport Debuts First Section of New North…

Just under two years after breaking ground on the project in 2017, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport opened the first five new gates in the North Satellite terminal on Wednesday. The North Satellite primarily services Alaska Airlines and its regional subsidiary Horizon Air, both of which have their main hub in Seattle. The…

Fiji Airways Receives First Boeing 737 MAX Aircraft

Fiji Airways on Friday became the first airline in the South Pacific islands to take delivery of a Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, receiving its first Boeing 737 MAX 8 at a handover ceremony at Boeing’s Everett facility in Washington. The airline plans to take delivery of five MAX 8 airplanes…