Alaska Airlines launches 3 new West Coast to Hawaii routes
Nov 06, 2012 (Menafn - AIRLINE INDUSTRY INFORMATION via COMTEX) --U.S. carrier Alaska Airlines ALK said it is launching three new routes linking the West Coast and the Hawaiian Islands, with new seasonal service between Portland, Ore., and Kauai beginning Nov 5; between Bellingham, Wash., and Maui beginning Nov. 8; and between Anchorage, Alaska, and Kona on the Big Island of Hawaii beginning Nov. 10.
Overall, Alaska Airlines offers 27 flights a day to Hawaii's four major islands from Anchorage and seven West Coast cities.
According to Alaska, Portland residents will enjoy four flights a week between the Rose City and the beautiful Garden Isle of Kauai starting Nov. 5 through April 7, 2013. The new seasonal service is in addition to the airline's existing flights between Portland International Airport and Honolulu, Maui and Kona.
Northwest residents from Vancouver, British Columbia, to Seattle will have more options to escape the rain with new seasonal, four-times weekly service to Maui from Nov. 8 through April 14, 2013. Alaska Airlines currently flies from Bellingham to Honolulu, Las Vegas and Seattle.
Also, Anchorage-Kona: Alaska residents will have convenient access to some of Hawaii's best snorkeling and the world-famous Kilauea volcano on the Big Island. Nonstop seasonal service to Kona begins Nov. 10 and ends April 7, 2013. The new service complements the airline's year-round daily service between Anchorage and Honolulu and seasonal service to Maui, which begins Nov. 4 and ends April 14, 2013.
Flights will be operated with Boeing 737-800 aircraft, accommodating 16 passengers in first class and 141 in the main cabin.
Find out more at www.alaskaair.com/newsroom.
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