Post Tagged with: "Seattle-Tacoma International Airport"

Alaska Air Cargo delivers first Copper River salmon to Seattle (PRNewsfoto/Alaska Airlines)

Alaska Airlines delivers Copper River salmon to the Lower 48

May 19, 2017 at 5:58 pm 0 comments

For many places around the world, the delivery of fresh salmon is a commonplace occurrence. But in the Pacific Northwest of the United States, there is a hotly anticipated annual return for seafood fans throughout the region. San Juan Capistrano may have its swallows, but Seattle – the home ofRead More

AirBridge adds 6th U.S. gateway to North American market

AirBridge adds 6th U.S. gateway to North American market

September 19, 2016 at 5:59 pm 0 comments

Russia-based all-cargo carrier AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has launched twice-weekly Boeing 747 freighter services from Moscow to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, its sixth online gateway in North America. The new flight from Seattle, ABC said, will continue on to Chicago before returning to Europe and Moscow, providing ABC’s customers with connections toRead More

DHL moves from Boeing Field to SeaTac [VIDEO]

DHL moves from Boeing Field to SeaTac [VIDEO]

June 7, 2016 at 5:39 pm 0 comments

DHL is abandoning its former Boeing Field operations to take advantage of Seattle-Tacoma International Airport’s upgraded cargo facilities, which underwent a US$23 million upgrade just last year. Sea-Tac Airport provides DHL with growth opportunities as we continue to expand,” explained Cain Moodie, vice president and head of operations for DHLRead More

Carrier turf war turns Sea-Tac into a cargo player

Carrier turf war turns Sea-Tac into a cargo player

October 2, 2015 at 7:26 pm 0 comments

When the conversation turns to U.S. West Coast hubs, most for­warders, carriers and passengers think of LAX, San Francisco or San Diego. But what about Seattle – that place of timber, fish and software? While the Emerald City is known worldwide for such mega-retailers as Starbucks Coffee, Microsoft, Costco andRead More

Freight to Plate: Demand ripens in fresh-food cargo market

Freight to Plate: Demand ripens in fresh-food cargo market

August 3, 2015 at 11:21 pm 0 comments

On an unseasonably hot 90°F day in Seattle, pallets sat prepared inside the comfortable, chilly air of Alaska Air Cargo’s recently expanded cool-chain facility at SeaTac Airport. A 737-400 freighter had arrived earlier from Anchorage to unload its bounty: freshly caught Pacific salmon straight from Alaska’s waters. Crews had quicklyRead More

Alaska Air Cargo begins salmon flights

Alaska Air Cargo begins salmon flights

May 16, 2014 at 7:30 pm 0 comments

Alaska Air Cargo delivered 24,100 pounds of the season’s first shipment of Alaska Copper River salmon to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport on Friday. The arrival of the fish-filled Boeing 737 marks the start of the summer salmon season and is an annual rite of passage anticipated by seafood lovers throughout the PacificRead More