New Air Service Flies Into Seattle

Seattle will see an increase of new air service to and from Seattle Tacoma International Airport (Sea Tac) this spring.

Seattle will see an increase of new air service to and from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (Sea-Tac) this spring.

Virgin America began service between San Francisco International Airport and Sea-Tac beginning on March 18, with three roundtrip flights daily. On April 8, the airline began three daily roundtrips between Los Angeles International Airport. Sea-Tac plans to add a fourth flight to the route beginning on May 11.

JetBlue begins two new routes to Seattle on May 21. Daily non-stop service from Long Beach, Calif., will use both the 150-seat Airbus A320 and the 100-seat Embraer 190 aircraft. JetBlue also begins seasonal service from San Diego’s Lindbergh Field on May 21.

Northwest Airlines will inaugurate new international daily non-stop service between London Heathrow Airport and Sea-Tac to begin June 1.

Also, Hainan Airlines will offer non-stop service between Seattle and Beijing, beginning June 9. Sea-Tac Airport will be the first U.S. destination served by Hainan Airlines. Hainan Airlines will start service using an Airbus A330-200 but has ordered Boeing 787s for future use.

Hainan Airlines

JetBlue Airways

Northwest Airlines

Virgin America