Book It

Are Travel Agents Still a Thing?

Even in the age of Kayak and Expedia, the professional planner is no anachronism—and Covid has brought new urgency to the field.

03/18/2022 By Allison Williams

Layovers

Where to Eat at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport

Poke, bloody marys, and restaurants from actual Seattle chefs. Sea-Tac, thanks to spots like Floret and Trailhead BBQ, is tastier than you remember.

03/11/2022 By Allison Williams

California Dreaming

Alaska Airlines Launches an All-You-Can-Fly Pass

Seattle isn't included in the brand-new flight program, which is something like a subscription service, but could have its own version in the future.

02/23/2022 By Allison Williams

Explainer

What Was Up with 5G and All Those Flight Cancellations?

Why a wireless rollout from AT&T and Verizon affected air travel at Paine Field and Seattle Tacoma International Airport in January.

02/07/2022 By Taylor McKenzie Gerlach

Float On

Never Have I Ever: Traveled by Seaplane

San Juan Island travelers can avoid ferry lines and hours of traffic with a 40-minute seaplane ride from downtown Seattle on Kenmore Air.

09/16/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

wanderlust

Sea-Tac Gets a New International Flight

Remember travel? Once it's a thing again, Seattle can jet nonstop to Qatar.

12/10/2020 By Allison Williams

God Save the Jet-Lagged

Yes, It’s Possible: How to Spend a Long Weekend in London

Just how far can you stretch a weekend? With the launch of a Seattle-to-London flight from European discount airline Norwegian, bare-bones round-trip flights start at $400.

12/20/2017 By Allison Williams

In Flight

Tavolàta and LA Restaurant Animal Swapped Chefs for a Night

What biscuits, gravy, and foie gras means for the state of airline food.

11/11/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: Yesler Terrace Park

Today's picks for civic nerds

08/28/2014 By Kristen Farnam

Air Travel

Are Airplane Overhead Compartments Getting—Gasp—Bigger?

Two Seattle companies, Alaska and Boeing, might be fixing the carry-on problem. Or part of it, anyway.

07/14/2014 By Genevieve Iverson

Travel Shopping

Sub Pop Opening a Store in Sea-Tac Airport

We were into Concourse C way before anyone else had heard of it.

02/26/2014 By Allison Williams

Booze News

Sun Liquor Takes to the Skies

The Capitol Hill distillery recently started bottling for Alaska Airlines. Here’s how to make the most of the beverage cart and drink local 30,000 feet up.

11/01/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

Air Travel

Sea-Tac Airport Is Infested With Bees (On Purpose)

Also at the airport: The TSA reverses decision to allow knives on airplanes again.

06/05/2013 By Allison Williams

Air Travel

The Boeing 787 Dreamliner Flies Again

The FAA formally gives the green light to the composite plane—but would you fly in it?

04/25/2013 By Allison Williams

Air Travel

Live Music at Sea-Tac Airport: Annoying or Amazing?

If we have to take off our shoes, we deserve some free tunes.

03/25/2013 By Allison Williams

Travel Plans

Hey Seattle, Where Are You Going?

We asked Ethan Stowell, Rick Steves, Ryan Lewis, and more: What are your 2013 vacation plans?

02/27/2013 By Anna Chatilo

Luxury Travel

Seattle's Newest Airline Is Basically a Private Plane

Arrow Airlines is looking to launch service to the Bay Area, minus the usual commercial hassles.

02/25/2013 By Allison Williams

Article

The Flight Experience

What it’s like to fly on a Dreamliner, in high luxury, or 12 inches from a floatplane pilot.

02/20/2013 By Allison Williams

Editor's Note

The Riot Stuff

Seattle Met’s March 2013 issue samples revolutionary arts, Seattleites’ favorite getaways, and very potent marijuana.

02/20/2013 By Katherine Koberg

Air Travel

Alaska Airlines Rejects Paine Field Service

Unless, of course, any of their competitors plan on flying out of Everett.

12/10/2012