Alaska Airlines has begun charging $15 for the first checked bag. You previously were allowed 1 free bag. MVP and MVP Gold members are exempt.

Southwest is having a 48 hours sale. No one way fare is greater than $90 (plus taxes). Travel September 9 – November 18, any day except Friday or Sunday. Purchase tickets my end of day July 8th.

Lufthansa will halt Portland, OR – Frankfurt service on Sep 12, 2009.

After more than 40 years of service, July 31st will be the last day for SAS flights between Seattle and Copenhagen. They will be missed!

Delta has completed the integration of Northwest Airlines at SEA-TAC. All ticket and gate counters are now branded with the Delta name. All Delta flights have moved from the A concourse to the South satellite gates used by Northwest.

Virgin Atlantic will suspend London-Chicago service for the winter due to low demand.