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Sea-Tac Traveler Updates

Travel Advisory: Dec. 4, 2016

Attention Sea-Tac travelers: Please be advised of current weather alerts from US National Weather Service Seattle Washington. For specific flight information, please check with your airline.

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New amenities ready for anticipated record breaking Thanksgiving holiday weekend

Port of Seattle ups its customer service game to prepare for tons of turkey day travelers. Read the media release.

Port of Seattle welcomes announcement of new seasonal service to Cologne, Germany on Eurowings

Nonstop seasonal service will begin in July 2017 – fifth new airline to announce service this past year Read the story.

Record passenger totals for 2016 may push Seattle-Tacoma International Airport into top 10 U.S. airports

Through third quarter, Sea-Tac posts near double digit growth while airports ranked nearby are flat. Projected 3.5 million more passengers for 2016 will pump millions more into local economy Read the story.

SHHHH! - Port of Seattle honors three airlines with Fly Quiet Awards - Program honors airlines that work to reduce noise in community. Read the press release

New partnership with Carbon War Room and SkyNRG makes Seattle-Tacoma International Airport the world’s first airport to proactively explore long-term financing for sustainable aviation fuels. Read the news release.

Port of Seattle welcomes AirBridge Cargo to Sea-Tac Airport - AirBridgeCargo adds new cities to Sea-Tac’s international cargo network – marks the eighth new cargo and passenger carrier in 2016. Read more here.

Port of Seattle Reveals Latest Design Images and Video Fly-Through for New International Arrivals Facility Ground Breaking 1Q 2017, Facility Scheduled to Open in Late 2019 Read the story.

Port of Seattle welcomes Xiamen Airlines' inaugural flight to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport

New nonstop service to Shenzhen, China is Xiamen’s first entry into U.S. market

On Sept 26, the Port of Seattle welcomed the first flight of Xiamen Airlines from Shenzhen, China to the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport with a grand celebration. The service marks the first U.S. nonstop destination for Xiamen. Today’s announcement marks Sea-Tac Airport’s 15th new international destination in the past 10 years. Read the story.

Seattle-Tacoma International Airport to offer more transportation options through pioneering new ond-Demand taxi/flat-rate for-hire contract

Eastside for hire begins taxi and for-hire service October 1

The Port of Seattle signed a pioneering new contract for on-demand taxi/for-hire service that will provide more options for travelers and greater equity for more drivers at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. Eastside For Hire, a minority owned business, will take over providing taxi/for-hire options for travelers while maintaining and improving the environmental standards required by the Port. Read the press release

Port of Seattle Reveals final design images for North Satellite modernization project

Ground breaking 1Q 2017, two phases scheduled to open in 2019 and 2021

Read the news release here and view images and animations below:

Exterior rendering of modernized north satellite
Conceptual drawings (click to enlarge). View the complete photo gallery of North Satellite images.

Animated versions of a modernized North Satellite: Click to view animated videos of the exterior and interior.