HomeNational NewsAlaska Airlines flight diverted after ‘credible security threat’Alaska Airlines flight diverted after ‘credible security threat’Mon, October 23, 2023 by ABC News SHARE NOW Craig Hastings/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — An Alaska Airlines flight was diverted late Sunday after a “credible security threat related to an authorized occupant in the flight deck jump seat,” the airline confirmed to ABC News. The flight diverted to Portland “following appropriate [Federal Aviation Administration] procedures and guidance from air traffic control,” the airline said. The event is being investigated by law enforcement, the airline said. This is a developing story. Please check back for updates. Copyright © 2023, ABC Audio. All rights reserved. Get the top stories on your radio 24/7 on Finger Lakes News Radio 96.3 and 1590, WAUB and 106.3 and 1240, WGVA, and on Finger Lakes Country, 96.1/96.9/101.9/1570 WFLR.