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When you arrive at the airport for a flight, you probably have your routine down. To get to your gate with time to spare, you should be arriving two to three hours before your flight (depending on what airport you are departing from, whether you are checking bags, and whether your flight is domestic or international).  Maybe you check in at a kiosk and self-tag your bag to save a bit of… Read More

Portland International Airport’s carpet is the best kind of celebrity — it’s always around for pictures, supports the community and never gets caught in a scandal. After nearly 30 years, the PDX carpet is retiring and Portlanders are cherishing every moment until the final foot of carpet is pulled up at the end of this year. The carpet has been an icon of Portland culture since the 1980s and will officially be… Read More

The busy holiday travel season is winding down, but lines are no fun at any time of year. Seize your own destiny with these three tips to get you through the airport as quickly as possible.

How many breakfast chefs does it take to make 180 pancakes in an hour? None, if you have a pancake machine. For those of you who’ve spent any time in an Alaska Airlines Board Room, you know what we’re talking about. If you haven’t, imagine an office printer. But instead of paper, it prints fluffy, delicious pancakes.