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Sea-Tac Airport plans to accommodate more than 50 million passengers

  Early last week, Sea-Tac International Airport presented several expansion projects to the Washington State Transportation Commission. The projects aim to accommodate growth to 56 million passengers by 2027. Short-term plans include the Alaska Airlines terminal expansion (which will increase its number of gates by 8, thus increasing the number of total airport gates to 20), and for the long-run, automation of security processes, 19 additional gates, and a second terminal. Although the new International […]

Alaska Airlines ‘techs out’ planes to revolutionize fliers’ experience

  In order to keep up with innovations to improve fliers’ experiences, Alaska Airlines is leveraging technology to empower its recent initiatives. On the list is the possibility to order-ahead snacks and beverages from the airport lounges, and improved new seating and dining options. Alaska’s new seats feature tablet integration, power/USB connections, and smart solutions to optimize storage. In-flight Wi-Fi is also another area of improvement at Alaska – the company plans to multiply the […]

Sea-Tac tips and airport app, from Port of Seattle

As the commute to the airport and security lines are constantly under some sort of change, our fliers have shown interest in learning about it and about how to stay more up to date. Here we share some valuable tips from Port of Seattle: Plan ahead: busiest travel days are Thursdays and Fridays and congestion tends to happen during holidays. Arrive early! Check for roadway construction updates: see all of the traffic and roadway construction […]

Alaska Airlines starts commercial service from Paine Field and we’ve got pictures

Alaska Airlines celebrated its first commercial flight leaving from Paine Field-Snohomish County Airport in Everett (PAE), WA on March 4. The first flight was to Portland, OR. It offers an easier and more convenient option, especially for passengers living north of Seattle – who will, most likely, go through shorter commutes, face less traffic congestion, and reduce stress levels prior to and after their flights. The Upper Case Bar is currently the terminal’s only option […]

Southwest Airlines to start service to Hawaii

Southwest Airlines has recently announced it will begin service to Hawaii on March 17th with an inaugural flight from Oakland, CA (OAK) to Honolulu, HI (HNL), followed by another flight from Oakland to Kahului, HI (OGG) on April 7th. With island-inspired drinks and snacks, the airline will provide gate-to-gate connectivity on WiFi-enabled aircraft, 100% free inflight entertainment and movies (through the Southwest app), free live TV (when available), and free messaging (through iMessage and WhatsApp). […]