Alaska Airlines says Sea-Tac’s $2.3B terminal expansion plan has ‘critical shortcomings’

By: Andrew McIntosh, Staff Writer Seattle-Tacoma International Airport’s $2.3 billion plan to build a standalone North Terminal to manage passenger growth has “critical shortcomings,” Alaska Airlines says. In letters to Sea-Tac Airport leaders and interviews with the Business Journal, Alaska says the facility’s plan for a 19-gate terminal would frustrate travelers and transform Sea-Tac into

Sea-Tac Faces a Capacity Crunch It Can’t Outgrow

Aerospace The airport will fail to meet the Puget Sound region’s long-term demand for passenger air service, study concludes BY:Bill Conroy Sea-Tac Puget Sound Regional Council The Puget Sound Regional Council (PSRC), a planning agency for the four-county Puget Sound region, has released some key initial findings from an ongoing regional aviation study showing Sea-Tac

Alaska and Delta Competition Drives Growth at Sea-Tac

The two airlines account for two-thirds of all passenger traffic at the airport BY: Bill Conroy The two leading airlines serving Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (Sea-Tac), Alaska and Delta airlines, together served more than 70% of the passengers flying via Sea-Tac last year ― with Alaska holding a commanding market share in domestic air service, at