Stories tagged: spokane international airport
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 21, 2019
Spokane International Airport reported business as usual, despite a record number of TSA screener sickouts nationally, stemming from the partial government shutdown which began a month ago.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 11, 2019
A United Airlines jet that took off Friday morning from Spokane struck a bird and then faced visibility problems at the airport that prompted the pilots to divert to Seattle, …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 9, 2019
The effects could be felt beyond the roughly 6,100 federal employees who live and work in the Spokane metro area and North Idaho.
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 31, 2018
New Year’s Day begins under partly cloudy skies and temperatures hovering around 30 degrees in Spokane, the National Weather Service predicted.
Sat., Nov. 24, 2018
Next time you’re at the Spokane International Airport, you might see people in lilac suit coats helping direct passengers through security. The airport has hired “passenger assistants” to help inexperienced …
Thu., Nov. 22, 2018
Air travelers are flowing in and out of Spokane International Airport at a pace previously unseen in history as the economy remains strong and new nonstop flights give commuters more …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 20, 2018
Spokane county, city and airport officials are building a $2 million short-line rail on the West Plains with hopes it can help attract more aerospace and manufacturing companies.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 16, 2018
Thanksgiving travel is expected to be at record high levels with thousands of people taking to the air or road during the holiday.
Sun., Oct. 28, 2018
Here are Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers’ recent bills that became law and her votes on high-profile legislation
The fourth-ranking Republican in the House of Representatives is touting a historically proficient record in this Congress, pointing to six legislative actions she’s worked to get signed into law at …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 19, 2018
A blanket of fog over the Seattle area was blamed for multiple flights being diverted to the Spokane International Airport, causing delays Friday for local takeoffs.
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 6, 2018
A defense attorney said a man charged with first-degree murder in northern Idaho shouldn’t face the death penalty due to his young age.
Mon., Oct. 1, 2018
Alaska Airlines on Tuesday begins direct service from Spokane to San Diego.
Sat., Sept. 15, 2018
A 109-room, $10 million Springhill Suites hotel will be built near the Spokane International Airport, according to city permit records.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 10, 2018
South Hill residents will notice more flights over their neighborhood through the end of September.
Sun., Sept. 2, 2018
During a recent interview, Spokane Airports CEO Larry Krauter discussed baseball, airline speed dating and wristwatches.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 10, 2018
Frontier Airlines starts nonstop service between Spokane to Las Vegas’ McCarran International Airport on Monday afternoon with a flight to the Nevada city.
Sun., July 29, 2018
Amazon roll-out in Spokane follows growth in Prime subscriptions; among 7 fulfillment centers announced this year
Amazon’s desire to be closer to your doorstep is behind the company’s plans for a massive distribution center near the Spokane International Airport.
Sat., July 28, 2018
Online retail giant Amazon is now officially putting down roots in Eastern Washington.
UPDATED: Fri., July 20, 2018
After months of speculation, Amazon confirmed it’s the entity behind a huge warehouse planned near Spokane International Airport.
UPDATED: Tue., July 10, 2018
Responding to record rapid growth, the Spokane International Airport is expanding its parking by nearly 1,300 spaces.
UPDATED: Wed., July 4, 2018
Additional security checkpoint lane at Spokane airport designed to accommodate increase in travelers
At ease, summer flyers. There’s a brand new fifth lane for security at the Spokane International Airport.
Thu., June 14, 2018
Alaska Airlines announced Thursday that it will offer nonstop flights daily between Spokane and San Diego beginning this fall.
UPDATED: Tue., June 5, 2018
Beginning in August, Frontier Airlines will offer twice weekly, nonstop service to Las Vegas from Spokane.
UPDATED: Wed., May 9, 2018
Spokane International Airport officials have announced installation over the next two weeks of new overhead signs on Airport Drive, both inbound and outbound the next two weeks. The work will …
Fri., April 13, 2018
An unnamed company has submitted conceptual plans for a huge warehouse near the Spokane International Airport. An Amazon spokeswoman declined to comment Thursday on whether the e-commerce giant was checking …
UPDATED: Wed., April 11, 2018
On Wednesday, Spokane participated in Tranquil Terminus, a drill to test a nationwide system. It’s the first federal exercise to simulate moving multiple patients with highly infectious diseases around the …
Mon., April 9, 2018
Frequent flyers to San Jose got a leg up this week, with Southwest Airlines beginning its daily, nonstop service between Spokane and the Bay Area city.
Thu., April 5, 2018
Spokane International Airport officials are moving forward with a $130 million reconstruction project to meet passenger growth by expanding terminals, remodeling security checkpoints and adding a central baggage claim hall.
UPDATED: Tue., April 3, 2018
After a three-year hiatus, Denver-based Frontier Airlines will resume flights to and from Denver on April 30.
Fri., March 30, 2018
An attorney qualified to handle death penalty cases has been appointed to represent the Washington state man accused of stabbing to death a cab driver in northern Idaho.