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Alaska Airlines welcomes new global partner STARLUX Airlines to Seattle

STARLUX Airlines, one of Alaska Airlines’ newest global partners, has announced that it will begin new nonstop service between Taipei and Seattle this summer. The inaugural flight from Seattle is scheduled for August 16, 2023, with the airline initially offering three weekly flights and connections to destinations across Asia. Seattle will be STARLUX’s third nonstop

Grounding 737s could cause engine failure, warns FAA

Investigators reportedly found that the plane’s “engine bleed air fifth stage check” valves had the tendency to stick in the open position.

Alaska Airlines selected to join oneworld alliance

Alaska Airlines will officially join the oneworld alliance, becoming the group’s 14th member airline “around the end of the year”. The Seattle-based carrier has long looked to join the partnership, stating in February that it plans to join the alliance in summer 2021. “We’re excited to become a member of oneworld, the industry’s premier alliance,

Belligerent passenger forces Alaska Airlines turnback

Alaska Airlines Flight 422 has been turned back shortly after departing Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, after a passenger threatened to “kill everyone on board”. The plane, which departed on Saturday at 11:10pm bound for Chicago O’Hare, was still in ascent phase when the passenger became belligerent. A spokesperson for the airline said that the passenger became


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