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  • Spokane airport sees flights drop in 2013; planes stay full

    Spokane International Airport saw a small decrease in the number of passengers flying out of the city last year, but the decline may be due to cutbacks by airlines. Aircraft …

  • Do your homework before booking vacation

    It’s May. Memorial Day and the end of the school year are in sight. Suddenly, you’re thinking about a summer vacation. A little advance planning – and some insider tips …

  • Allegiant suspending nonstop Hawaii flights

    Allegiant Air said it will temporarily halt flights to Hawaii from Spokane and several other U.S. cities, including Boise and Eugene. The last Spokane flight to Honolulu will leave Aug. …

  • Alaska Airlines starting Fairbanks-Portland flight

    SEATTLE — Alaska Airlines is adding daily, nonstop flights this summer between Fairbanks and Portland. Service starts June 9 and continues through Sept. 2.

  • Airlines serve up new fancy drinks

    NEW YORK – Airlines have found a way to take the edge off the stress of flying and make a few extra bucks along the way: fancy new cocktails, craft …

  • Nine tips to snag seats together on holiday flights

    Flying this Thanksgiving and worried that you won’t be able to sit with family? You’re not alone. Nearly 24 million people are expected to fly during the 12 days surrounding …

  • If your winter plans include air travel, it’s time to review options

    1. Book early. Chances are you will have better flight options, seat selection and lower prices if you commit soon. It can be difficult to travel light during the holidays. …

  • Now arriving on time: Your flight and suitcase

    NEW YORK — Fliers rejoice: U.S. airlines are more punctual and less likely to lose your bag than at any time in more than two decades. Travelers still have to …

  • Southwest Airlines to end Spokane-Seattle flights

    Southwest Airlines has announced it is trimming four flights each day between Seattle and Spokane starting Jan. 8, reducing passenger choices in getting to the West Coast air corridor.

  • Incident grounds Southwest flights

    LOS ANGELES – Southwest Airlines grounded 79 of its Boeing 737-300 aircraft Saturday after a harrowing incident in which a hole tore open in the fuselage of a 15-year-old plane …

  • No Spokane cancellations from Southwest incident

    None of the 79 airplanes Southwest Airlines pulled from service Saturday flew routes to or from Spokane, said Spokane International Airport spokesman Todd Woodard. Still, passengers in Spokane were experiencing …

  • Shawn Vestal: A more civilized era of flight

    Back when Jim Bickel helped break the gender barrier among flight attendants, the skies were a good bit friendlier. At least that’s how he remembers it. Airline passengers chose among …

  • Flights resume in Europe

    LONDON – Europe’s busiest airport reopened Tuesday as air traffic across the continent lurched back to life. But the gridlock created by Iceland’s volcanic ash plume was far from over: …

  • Some Sea-Tac flights canceled by Iceland volcano

    A number of European flights at Sea-Tac Airport have been canceled because of the eruption of a volcano in Iceland.

  • Fog affecting travel

    Freezing fog made for slippery conditions again today. Many side streets and areas higher than downtown were sheets of ice. Clear and dry on Interstate 90, but Highway 395 has …



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