Passengers saw flames shoot from an airliner’s engine and the Delta flight with more than 260 people on board was forced to make an emergency landing at the Seattle airport before dawn Thursday.
SkyWest Airlines has announced it will soon offer jet flights between West Yellowstone and Salt Lake City to connect passengers with Delta flights.
A Delta Air Lines Boeing 757 from Atlanta landed safely early Wednesday at Sea-Tac Airport after reporting a problem with the wing flaps.
A Ukrainian man, hung over from a 50-day drinking binge, said he believed the wing of the airplane was on fire when he disrupted a Salt Lake City-bound Delta Air Lines flight and had to be wrestled to the floor by passengers, authorities allege in a criminal complaint.
In a joint press conference, Seattle-based Alaska Airlines and Delta Airlines have announced expanded international service and customer enhancements in Seattle, benefitting customers of both airlines, thanks to the alliance between the two carriers.
The airline said that what appear to be sewing needles were found in sandwiches served on board Delta flights on Sunday, including one flight to Seattle.