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.
Installing an air conditioner or whole-home air-purifying system can improve the quality of your home’s indoor air. (Courtesy of MBAKS) By Gabby Roppo Special to At Home in the Northwest Q: I want to make my home a haven so that my family can stay safe and healthy indoors, since we are spending more time
Boeing employees and family members cheer the 777X at Boeing Field in Seattle after completing its first flight on Jan. 25. On Tuesday, Boeing broke a… (Mike Siegel / The Seattle Times) More By Dominic Gates Seattle Times aerospace reporter Residents near Boeing Field, from Georgetown to the west and as far as Mercer Island
1 of 4 | Emerging technologies such as drones, pilotless air taxis and a new generation of supersonic planes pose challenges to… (Jenna Schoenefeld / The New York Times) More By CHRISTINE NEGRONI The New York Times Just before Christmas, the city of Los Angeles sued the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). “The FAA has put an endless caravan of
A Boeing 777X airplane takes off at Paine Field in Everett in January. Boeing recently entered into a partnership to recycle excess composite… (AP Photo / Ted S. Warren, File) More By Tom Ranken Special to The Times A couple of years ago, the CleanTech Alliance found a Chicago-based partner that wanted to work with
Kent Palosaari, his son Kai and daughter Mira in SeaTac. University of Washington researchers say emissions are polluting communities near the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, and Palosaari worries that the… (Ellen M. Banner / The Seattle Times) More By Katherine Khashimova Long Seattle Times business reporter Kent Palosaari’s persistent cough started eight years after he moved
Katherine Khashimova Long The Seattle Times (TNS) At least for now, controversial facial-recognition technology won’t be installed at boarding gates at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, making the airport the first in the country to resist the rollout of a federal biometric identification program. After hours of impassioned public comment Tuesday, much of it from people calling facial
By Katherine Khashimova Long Seattle Times business reporter Plane noise, emissions, traffic: The growing pains of a bustling Seattle-Tacoma International Airport have long agitated communities near and far, from Beacon Hill to Shoreline and Medina. But few cities have mobilized to the extent of Burien, just west of the airport. The city has twice sued
By Katherine Khashimova Long Seattle Times business reporter The four candidates vying for two open seats on Seattle’s Port Commission have a lot in common. All describe themselves as ardent conservationists, anxious to reduce the Port’s carbon footprint, especially around cruising. They hope to tackle long lines and traffic at the airport. They want to
Bob Edwards was a Port Commissioner during the height of the 3rd Runway fight from 1999-2007.