Alaska Airlines has postponed by three weeks its plan to begin service from a new terminal at Paine Field (PAE) north of Seattle, Washington state, because FAA employees responsible for approving the service are furloughed by the ongoing US government shutdown. In a blog posting on its website, the Seattle-based carrier said it is postponing the planned Feb. 11 start of service at PAE to March 4 because of the shutdown. Plans call for Alaska Air Group sister carrier Horizon Air to operate ...

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