Paine Field is cleared for passenger takeoff, FAA says

Paine Field is cleared for passenger takeoff, FAA says After years of planning and litigation, airlines can begin service at Everett’s new terminal. by Janice Podsada and Chuck Taylor Thursday, February 21, 2019 6:08amHerald Business JournalLocal NewsAviation and spaceEverettMukilteoPaine Field EVERETT — Federal regulators on Wednesday approved the start of commercial air service at Paine

JDA Journal: Washington State legislator’s Aviation Initiative

The only professional pilot in the Washington State legislature, District 13 Rep. Tom Dent, R-Moses Lake. has proposed four aviation specific bills: HB1683 to evaluate the best location for a new airport by a Commercial Aviation Coordinating Commission established to evaluate the best location for a new airport HB 1456 would create a community aviation

Picking a location for a new airport, other aviation issues before lawmakers

OLYMPIA — Addressing the need for a new airport and encouraging the growth of the aviation profession was the topic of proposed legislation and public testimony, Thursday, at the House of Representatives Transportation Committee. The house heard four aviation specific bills all sponsored by the Legislature’s only professional pilot, District 13 Rep. Tom Dent, R-Moses

Lynch bill seeks plane noise study

MILTON − U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch (D-Mass.) has refiled a bill which would require a study of health effects of airplanes flying over residential areas. The bill, introduced Tuesday, would require the Federal Aviation Administration to sponsor an Expert Consensus Report issued by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. The reports examine scientific

Passenger Facility Charge (PFC)

The Passenger Facility Charge (PFC) Program allows the collection of PFC fees up to $4.50 for every enplaned passenger at commercial airports controlled by public agencies. PFCs are capped at $4.50 per flight segment with a maximum of two PFCs charged on a one-way trip or four PFCs on a round trip, for a maximum

Greater Seattle punches below its weight in philanthropy

“The reality of Seattle’s charitable giving contradicts the illusion that we are one of the nation’s most generous places.” by Tony Mestres Special to The Times We’ve all heard about the many accolades Greater Seattle has earned in recent years. We rank high on lists of Best Places to Live, Fittest Cities, Best Cities to