Joann Muller, author of Navigate Electrostatic spraying of disinfectant. Photo: Delta Air Lines Boeing and researchers at the University of Arizona say their experiment with a live virus on an unoccupied airplane proves that the cleaning methods currently used by airlines are effective in destroying the virus that causes COVID-19. Why it matters: Deep cleaning aircraft
At the request of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) convened the Airport Community Roundtable (ACR) in 2017. This broad-based community initiative provides input into airport-related noise impacts and finds, where possible, practical solutions and recommendations for the FAA to consider when determining aircraft operating procedures at CLT.Meetings provide an opportunity
Madhu Unnikrishnan More than 30,000 airline employees face furloughs today after the CARES Act payroll support program expired yesterday. Washington remains deadlocked on further airline aid, although there is bipartisan support for extending the program. In a letter to employees, American CEO Doug Parker said the airline will begin the process of furloughing 19,000 employees
United Airlines flight attendant Jennie Ballesteros adjusts her wings lapel pin on Wednesday in Las Vegas. Ballesteros, based in San Francisco, started her career in January and is expected to be furloughed on Oct. 1 as the airline industry anticipates shedding more than 35,000 employees. (David Becker for The Washington Post) By Ian Duncan, Lori
Airlines and airports embrace the baseline standard and expand their efforts to protect travelers and employees. Gov. Jay Inslee announced today that Washington is setting new requirements for commercial airports and recommendations for airlines. This is a statewide approach to the COVID-19 pandemic to help protect the health and safety of workers, passengers and crew
1 of 3 | Passengers walk near the south end of the terminal at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport on Thursday. (Ellen M. Banner / The Seattle Times) By Joseph O’Sullivan Seattle Times staff reporter OLYMPIA — Gov. Jay Inslee Thursday announced safety requirements for commercial airport service, as the airline industry continues to struggle amid COVID-19.
This study will provide information for leaders to decide how to deal with the ever-increasing growth of air travel in Puget Sound.
PSRC Aviation Baseline Study Jason Thibedeau Puget Sound Regional Council Temporary Noise Monitors Update Stan Shepherd Port of Seattle South King County Fund Update Andy Gregory StART Update Lance Lyttle If you’re interested in attending, please email Dave Kaplan at Kaplan.D@PortSeattle.org and put “Highline Forum rsvp” in the subject line. He will provide you the
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By Melissa Hellmann Seattle Times staff reporter SEATAC — As massive clouds of smoke from wildfires throughout the region obscured the sky last week, SeaTac Deputy Mayor Peter Kwon filtered the air in his own home by attaching a furnace filter to a box fan and then duct-taping a triangular piece of cardboard over the