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Watch: Alaska Airlines flight offers dramatic view of solar eclipse

Watch: Alaska Airlines flight offers dramatic view of solar eclipse

Passengers aboard a chartered Boeing 737 operated by Alaska Airlines had a unique view of Monday’s eclipse, getting some grand-scale perspective and a very different experience...
Pilots, check your bearings: Boeing Field catches up with Earth’s magnetic field

Pilots, check your bearings: Boeing Field catches up with Earth’s magnetic field

Because the Earth’s magnetic field has shifted over the decades, the runway numbers at Boeing Field have just been changed, requiring pilots to pay attention and change their...
Port commission adds $213M to Sea-Tac project costs as work starts on international passenger terminal

Port commission adds $213M to Sea-Tac project costs as work starts on international passenger terminal

Port of Seattle Commissioners on Tuesday unanimously approved an extra $213 million for two major construction projects at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, then celebrated the...
How Charlottesville and Trump reveal CEO character

How Charlottesville and Trump reveal CEO character

Three major company CEOs left President Donald Trump's advisory council after the tardy and half-hearted condemnation of the alt-right's ugly demonstration. Most remain aboard....
Cost of Sea-Tac’s two big expansion projects rises 17 percent to $213 million

Cost of Sea-Tac’s two big expansion projects rises 17 percent to $213 million

Port of Seattle commissioners will vote Tuesday on a proposed $213 million in additional spending at Sea-Tac Airport: a 16 percent increase in funding for construction of the new...
Mini-fridge-sized satellites could provide troops real-time information for missions

Mini-fridge-sized satellites could provide troops real-time information for missions

It’s another sign of how increasingly capable small satellites are finding their way into an array of private and government applications, including commercial imaging, scientific...
Port of Seattle plans business park on empty land near Sea-Tac Airport

Port of Seattle plans business park on empty land near Sea-Tac Airport

Once completed, the Des Moines Creek North industrial park could employ about 400 people, the port estimates....
Horizon Air names new exec to help with crisis of canceled flights

Horizon Air names new exec to help with crisis of canceled flights

Horizon Air has appointed a veteran Alaska Airlines pilot as its new vice president of flight operations. He’ll have to deal with a continuing crisis of flight cancellations...
Fiery aerospace entrepreneur Peter Zieve likely headed to Mukilteo general election

Fiery aerospace entrepreneur Peter Zieve likely headed to Mukilteo general election

“Citizens know him as the owner of a very successful business,” said a Mukilteo council member, explaining why voters may have supported Peter Zieve despite an AG rebuke and other...
Boeing’s cash gush wins over ‘late to the party’ stock pickers

Boeing’s cash gush wins over ‘late to the party’ stock pickers

Four Wall Street analysts upgraded their recommendations on Boeing shares and others lifted their target prices....
Republican leaders give up on border-adjusted tax on imports

Republican leaders give up on border-adjusted tax on imports

While several Republican leaders had spent more than a year championing the border-adjusted tax, and Boeing had lobbied strongly for such a tax, retailers’ groups had strenuously...
Alaska Air profit rises, with little impact from Horizon’s troubles

Alaska Air profit rises, with little impact from Horizon’s troubles

Alaska Air Group booked a second-quarter profit of $296 million. Management said it’s accelerating the integration of Virgin America and that its solution for the pilot shortage at...
Boeing churns out cash as 737, 787 production runs smoothly

Boeing churns out cash as 737, 787 production runs smoothly

Boeing squeezed more cash out of its 787 Dreamliner jet program during the second quarter, handed billions of dollars back to shareholders and raised its profit forecast. It also...
‘A painful and frustrating experience’: Horizon Air scheduling havoc will continue into the fall

‘A painful and frustrating experience’: Horizon Air scheduling havoc will continue into the fall

The pilot-shortage crisis at Alaska Air subsidiary Horizon Air continues after multiple flight cancellations. The airline is contracting with SkyWest as well as bringing in Alaska...