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.
A city judge has dismissed disorderly conduct charges against Seattle City Councilwoman Kshama Sawant and two other activists stemming from their arrest at a minimum wage protest last November.
An Alaska Airlines spokeswoman says an Internet connectivity problem temporarily delayed 22 departing flights Thursday night.
Monday was another day of record high January temperatures in Western Washington.
Baggage handlers for Southwest Airlines are protesting the company’s slide in on-time performance.
In response to a lawsuit, the Port of Seattle says it has the authority under Washington law to increase the minimum wage for some workers at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.
Sea-Tac Airport spokesman Perry Cooper says there’s no major impact overall Friday morning but travelers should check with airlines or the FlightAware website. He says there could be a domino effect on flights scheduled from Chicago.
The promotion starts Thursday as Seattle begins its NFL season at home against Green Bay and it will continue through the football season.
A man accused of child rape in Samoa has been deported after nearly a year in custody at the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma.
A man who was loudly chanting on an Alaska Airlines flight from Seattle to Hawaii made the other passengers uncomfortable and prompted the crew to return and drop him off with law enforcement at Sea-Tac Airport.