Alaska Airlines Expands Nonstop Services: Seattle/Everett to Honolulu and Portland to Miami
Seattle, Washington - Alaska Airlines has announced the launch of new nonstop flights connecting Seattle/Everett with Honolulu and Portland with Miami. These daily, year-round flights are a strategic expansion of Alaska Airlines' network, catering to the growing demand for leisure travel to warm and sunny destinations.Advertising
- First Regular Service to Hawaii from Paine Field: This marks Alaska Airlines' first regularly scheduled service connecting Paine Field in Snohomish County Airport to Hawaii. Paine Field, located approximately 25 miles north of downtown Seattle, offers a more convenient and less congested option for travelers in the Seattle area.
- Enhanced Connectivity: Daniel Chun, Director of Sales, Community, and Public Relations in Hawaii for Alaska Airlines, highlighted that the new flight provides leisure and business travelers with a variety of flight times and a different way to access the greater Seattle area. With this addition, Alaska Airlines now operates six nonstops a day from Oahu to the two Seattle area airports.
- Expanding Florida Reach: The new Portland-Miami service is a significant addition to Alaska Airlines' network, making Miami the fourth Florida city with nonstop flights from Portland. This route connects two of the largest underserved cities for each airport, enhancing coast-to-coast connectivity.
- Alaska Airlines' Presence in Portland: As the largest carrier in Portland for over 20 years, Alaska Airlines now flies to 52 nonstop destinations from the Rose City. The airline also operates nonstop flights to Miami from Seattle.
Alaska Airlines' Commitment to Leisure Destinations
Kirsten Amrine, Vice President of Revenue Management and Network Planning for Alaska Airlines, emphasized the strong travel demand to leisure destinations, particularly to sun and fun locations as cooler weather sets in. The new routes are part of Alaska Airlines' strategy to meet this demand and provide more travel options to its customers.
Alaska Airlines' West Coast to Hawaii Services
Alaska Airlines now flies from eight West Coast gateways to Hawaii: Anchorage, Seattle/Everett, Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, San Jose, Los Angeles, and San Diego. The airline serves Oahu, Maui, Kauai, and the Island of Hawaii with an average of 30 nonstop, peak-daily flights.
The introduction of nonstop flights between Seattle/Everett and Honolulu and between Portland and Miami by Alaska Airlines reflects the airline's commitment to expanding its network and providing convenient travel options to its customers. These new routes are expected to enhance the travel experience for both leisure and business travelers. For more information, visit Alaska Airlines' website.