By Staff NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY SEATTLE — Alaska Airlines showcased — for the first time — the new uniforms they’ll soon be wearing, designed by Seattle’s own Luly Yang. The uniforms were crafted for Alaska’s pilots, flight attendants, and those who work inside and outside airports. More than two years of planning, testing, and preparation […]
By Scott Mayerowitz AP Airlines Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Heading into winter, fliers should take extra precautions with their checked luggage — December and January are traditionally the worst months for lost bags. To avoid problems, arrive at the airport early enough to let your bag get to the plane, and print out a […]
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By Peggy Chapman Northwest Asian Weekly The Northwest Asian Weekly Foundation will be honoring 14 women who have contributed to our community and have made an impact in their male-dominated careers. They will be honored at the China Harbor restaurant, Feb. 6.<!–more–> The honorees: Chief Kathleen O’Toole was sworn in as Chief of the Seattle […]
By Samantha Bomkamp The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Delta Air Lines wants to expand service to Asia through its partnership with Alaska Airlines. Delta plans to add a flight between Seattle and Shanghai starting on June 17, 2013. Delta, which is based in Atlanta, is also proposing a flight between Seattle and Tokyo-Haneda, […]
By Tiffany Ran Northwest Asian Weekly In 2011, a staggering 32.8 million passengers flew into or out of Sea-Tac airport, making this valued asset of the Port of Seattle the 17th
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — For Shaun White, Kim Yu-na, and a few other household names, spectacular triumphs at the Vancouver Games will enhance an already immense earning power. For lesser-known Winter Olympians, cashing in is not so easy.