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Boeing will offer biofuel for jet deliveries

Boeing says it will begin offering airlines and operators the chance to have their jets powered by biofuel when they take off for their new homes, and Seattle-based Alaska Airlines is the first to sign up for the option. The … Continue reading

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Paine Field celebrates first passenger flights

EVERETT, Wash. — Today marks a “first” for the new passenger airline terminal at Everett’s Paine Field, thanks to Alaska Airlines’ kickoff of daily service. But it’s a “second” for Thomas Paine, the grandnephew of the airport’s namesake. Paine and another grandnephew, Nicholas … Continue reading

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Shutdown is a real Paine for Alaska Airlines

The much-anticipated first commercial airline flights from Paine Field in Everett, Wash., have been postponed until March 4 at the earliest, due to the partial government shutdown. Alaska Airlines had been planning to start service at Paine Field on Feb. 11, pending … Continue reading

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Alaska Airlines adds VR to in-flight entertainment

Alaska Airlines is adding virtual reality to its in-flight entertainment menu in an experiment aimed at recreating a movie theater experience at 35,000 feet. The Seattle-based airline has partnered with SkyLights, a French-American immersive-media company, to offer VR headsets and noise-canceling … Continue reading

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Alaska Airlines to serve 8 cities from Everett

Alaska Airlines says it’ll offer daily nonstop flights to eight cities including San Jose, Calif., from Paine Field in Everett, Wash., with the aim of helping travelers circumvent traffic jams on the road in Seattle and in the terminals at … Continue reading

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Alaska Airlines is ending flights to Cuba

Less than a year after Alaska Airlines began daily flights to Cuba amid a burst of red-white-and-blue fanfare, the Seattle-based airline says it’ll end them in January. Alaska said demand for the flights to Havana has faded after an initial burst of … Continue reading

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Alaska Airlines will chase total solar eclipse

Alaska Airlines has scheduled a flight from Portland to chase views of the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse over the clouds, but you can’t book a seat online. The charter flight, due for a 7:30 a.m. PT takeoff on eclipse … Continue reading

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