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April 8, 2014 at 6:36 AM

Tuesday Memo: Baggage thieves … Shots fired at car … No booze on party buses?

As if we didn’t already have enough crummy little problems … Thieves are posing as passengers and grabbing luggage off carousels at Sea-Tac Airport. Spokesman Perry Cooper says the thieves target bags that have gone around three or four times and then take them. . KIRO has the story. Now this is scary:…

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December 19, 2013 at 10:28 PM

Free rides to the airport on Dec. 23 & 24

Need a ride to the airport next week? If you’re flying out of Seattle-Tacoma International Airport on Dec. 23rd or 24th and need a ride to the airport, you can request a lift through Uber ride service and Alaska Airlines will pay the tab. To take advantage of the promotional offer, open the Uber application, which is…

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August 5, 2013 at 9:52 PM

Systems outage delays flights from multiple airlines

UPDATE 11:20 p.m.: Sabre Airline Solutions says systems are coming back online. ORIGINAL POST: Airlines including American, Jet Blue, Virgin Australia, Alaska and United are experiencing worldwide problems with their computer reservation systems, run on software from the company Sabre Airline Solutions. Sea-Tac Airport spokesman Perry Cooper said the problem is airline specific and is not hampering…

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July 7, 2013 at 2:51 PM

Sea-Tac returning to normal; some rebooking continues

Seattle-Tacoma International Airport has mostly recovered from the delays and rerouting caused by Saturday’s Boeing 777 crash at the San Francisco airport. But Sea-Tac spokesman Perry Cooper says, “The struggle is getting people rebooked from cancellations on Saturday.” At a press conference in San Francisco Sunday, airport officials said that some flight delays there were up to…

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0 Comments | More in General news | Topics: Boeing 777, Sea-Tac, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport

June 28, 2013 at 4:58 PM

Computer problem delays all Alaska Airlines flights for an hour

Alaska Airlines flights across the country were prevented from taking off  for about an hour late Friday afternoon because of a computer problem, officials said. The airline’s network went down at around 3:45 p.m. and was restored at about 4:45 p.m., said spokeswoman Marianne Lindsey. Flights in the air, as well as other airlines, were not affected…

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0 Comments | More in Traffic & Transit | Topics: Alaska Airlines, Sea-Tac

June 28, 2013 at 5:33 AM

Odor causes Lufthansa flight to divert to Sea-Tac

Firefighters found no fire and couldn’t find the source of an electrical odor that caused a Lufthansa flight from San Francisco to Munich to divert Thursday night to Sea-Tac Airport. KIRO reports two crew members and a passenger were treated by medics for breathing trouble after it landed about 11:30 p.m. There were 323 passengers…

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0 Comments | More in General news, Traffic & Transit | Topics: electrical odor, flight diverted, Sea-Tac

February 26, 2013 at 6:59 AM

Tuesday Memo: Naked no more … Man in cuffs … Pit bulls poll

Those airport scanners and you naked … This is good news, yeah? ‘Backscatter’ scanners soon may be gone from Sea-Tac. Here’s one reason why: The scanners produce a real nude image of passengers’ bodies. But you knew that, right? A man in cuffs: In letting the public know that a guy wanted on a couple of…

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October 9, 2012 at 9:39 AM

UPDATE: Leukemia patient embarrassed by Sea-Tac pat-down

UPDATE 4:41 P.M.| The TSA is now saying that, after looking at video surveillance, its officers followed protocol when they checked leukemia patient Michelle Dunaj at Sea-Tac Airport last week. “At no point did a TSA officer open the passenger’s medically necessary liquids and the passenger was never asked to remove or pull off any bandages,”…

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May 1, 2012 at 7:20 AM

Morning Memo/Tuesday: May Day protests today … Sea-Tac and Wi-Fi … Home invasion

Weather: Snowing at Snoqualmie Pass, in May. Chilly this morning, as in the 40s. A high only in the mid-50s, but there might be sunbreaks, and rain today. Something for everyone. The National Weather Service forecast. Traffic: The map and cams. Second best … probably good enough: Seattle-Tacoma International Airport has been rated the second…

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