Alaska Airlines is delaying the launch of its air service at the new passenger terminal at Everett’s Paine Field, citing the government shutdown.

The airline said scheduled flights it had planned to launch on Feb. 11 are now delayed to at least March 4.

“It’s a tough decision, but we believe the responsible action is to postpone the start of service at Paine Field,” the airline stated on its blog, adding that this is subject to receipt of all required government approvals and that if the shutdown…

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Alaska Airlines delays Paine Field launch because of government shutdown