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Delta to Launch Five New Routes From Seattle

Delta to Launch Five New Routes From Seattle

Delta Air Lines announced it will begin service from Seattle to five new destinations next summer.  The carrier plans to launch flights to Denver, Colorado; Sacramento, California; Boise, Idaho; and both Ketchikan and Sitka, Alaska.
On May 4, 2015, the airline will begin four daily flights between Seattle and both Sacramento and Boise.  All of the flights will be operated by Delta Connection carrier SkyWest Airlines, with the exception of one …

Alaska Airlines to Launch Seattle-Milwaukee, Seattle-Oklahoma City, Portland-St. Louis Routes

Alaska Airlines to Launch Seattle-Milwaukee, Seattle-Oklahoma City, Portland-St. Louis Routes

Alaska Airlines announced it will add three new routes next July, two from Seattle and one from Portland, Oregon.  The carrier is expanding its partnership with SkyWest Airlines, and will operate the new flights using SkyWest Embraer E175 planes under a capacity purchase agreement.
Beginning July 1, 2015, Alaska will offer daily service between Seattle and Milwaukee.  Flights will depart Seattle at 9:35 a.m. and arrive in Milwaukee at 3:10 p.m., …

American Express to Debut New Centurion Lounge Concept in Seattle

American Express to Debut New Centurion Lounge Concept in Seattle

American Express announced it will open its first Centurion Studio, a new, smaller version of the company’s Centurion Lounge concept, at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport next year.
The Centurion Studio will have charging stations, as well as complimentary Wi-Fi Internet and snacks and beverages.
Access to the space will be complimentary for Centurion and Platinum Card members, as well as their immediate family members or one travel companion.
Earlier this month, American Express opened …

Alaska Airlines to Launch Seattle-Washington Dulles Service Next Spring

Alaska Airlines to Launch Seattle-Washington Dulles Service Next Spring

Alaska Airlines announced it will begin new daily, non-stop flights between Seattle and Washington Dulles International Airport on March 11 next year.  Once the new flights begin, Alaska will offer service from Seattle to all three Washington D.C.-area airports, including Washington Reagan and Baltimore/Washington International.
Flights will depart Seattle at 9:20 a.m. and arrive at Washington Dulles at 5:20 p.m.  From Dulles, flights, will depart at 6:20 p.m., and arrive in …

Seattle’s Museum of Flight Gets Boeing 787 Dreamliner

Seattle’s Museum of Flight Gets Boeing 787 Dreamliner

Boeing donated a 787 Dreamliner to the Museum of Flight in Seattle on Saturday.
The aircraft is one of the original Dreamliner flight test airplanes, known as ZA003.  The aircraft was first used for the 787 flight test and certification program and then for the Dream Tour, which in 2011 and 2012 introduced the plane to aviation enthusiasts and frequent travelers in 23 countries across the globe.
At a ceremony at the …

Delta Launches Porsche Transfer Program at LaGuardia, Seattle-Tacoma, Detroit

Delta Launches Porsche Transfer Program at LaGuardia, Seattle-Tacoma, Detroit

Delta Air Lines announced it will expand its Porsche passenger service to new York’s LaGuardia Airport, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, and Detroit Metropolitan Airport this month.
Delta began its program, which it says is intended to “transport select high-value customers from gate to gate,” at Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in 2011.  Today, it does 75 customer transfers there each day and the program has since expanded to additional airports.  Last year, the …

Alaska Airlines to Launch Seasonal Flights to Mexico from Seattle and Portland

Alaska Airlines to Launch Seasonal Flights to Mexico from Seattle and Portland

Alaska Airlines announced it will begin new seasonal service this month to various points in Mexico from Seattle, Washington, and Portland, Oregon.
Beginning November 4, the airline will launch flights from Portland to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.  The service will run through April 26, 2015.
Flights are scheduled to operate four times a week, on Tuesdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, through November 18, when the Saturday flights will cease operation.  Flights from Portland …