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Jon Talton

Analysis and commentary on economic news, trends and issues, with an emphasis on Seattle and the Northwest.

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January 28, 2015 at 10:10 AM

The Sea-Tac growth dilemma

I’m almost always in favor of public improvements, but plans for expanding Seattle-Tacoma International Airport present a quandary. On the one hand, returning here last week from the sparkling and friendly Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, the nation’s 10th largest by passenger boardings, much of Sea-Tac looked like a dump by comparison. Also, Sea-Tac and…

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June 3, 2014 at 10:33 AM

Delta: Help or threat to Seattle?

Delta Air Lines has begun daily non-stop flights between Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and Seoul. It’s the eighth international route from Sea-Tac and, according to a press release from the Port of Seattle, “The new service continues to highlight Delta‚Äôs growing commitment to building Seattle as its West Coast hub.” This no doubt helped the airport’s 10…

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