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Category: Alaska
December 3, 2013 at 11:26 AM

Delta expands Seattle base with Fairbanks, Vancouver flights

Delta keeps expanding its service from Sea-Tac Airport. (Paul Morris /Bloomberg News photo)

Delta keeps expanding its service from Sea-Tac Airport. (Paul Morris /Bloomberg News photo)

Delta Air Lines is going after more of Seattle-based Alaska Airlines’ turf, adding  flights from Sea-Tac Airport to  Vancouver, B.C., and Fairbanks.

Delta’s daily non-stop service between Seattle and  Fairbanks begins May 29 next year;  five daily flights to Vancouver, B.C.,  begin June 5 (on Delta’s affiliate SkyWest Airlines).

In recent months, Delta has been aggressively increasing flights from Seattle to Europe and Asia, as well as in North America.

Delta recently announced expanded  service from Sea-Tac Airport to Anchorage, Las Vegas, Los Angeles,

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September 11, 2013 at 5:07 PM

Bellingham hosting a party for Alaska ferry

If you’ve been around Seattle for a while, you may remember the Alaska ferry that used to sail from the downtown waterfront on a days-long voyage to Ketchikan, Juneau and other Southeast Alaska communities.  Maybe you were lucky enough to sail  away on the ferry, waving goodbye to the Seattle high-rises and heading for the wilderness…

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