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Alaska Airlines Inaugurates Nonstop Service Between Seattle and Kansas City, Mo.

Friday, March 09, 2012

Alaska Airlines Inaugurates Nonstop Service Between Seattle and Kansas City, Mo.08:00 EST Friday, March 09, 2012SEATTLE, March 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines inaugurates nonstop daily service between Seattle and Kansas City, Mo., on Monday, March 12."We're delighted to introduce our award-winning customer service and smiling Eskimo to this great mid-America destination," said Joe Sprague, Alaska Airlines' vice president of marketing. "With the addition of Kansas City, Alaska Airlines now serves 15 destinations east of the Rocky Mountains."Summary of new flights:DateCity pairDepartsArrivesFrequencyMar 12Seattle-Kansas City10:45 a.m.4:15 p.m.DailyMar 12Kansas City-Seattle5:05 p.m.7 p.m.DailyTimes based on local time zones.Alaska Airlines will operate the new route with fuel-efficient Boeing 737 aircraft. Flights are available for booking today at or by calling 1-800-ALASKAAIR (1-800-252-7522 or TTY/TDD line 1-800-392-0228).Members of Alaska Airlines' Mileage Plan can also earn double miles on the carrier's Seattle-Kansas City flights from March 12 through April 25, 2012. To qualify, customers must first register at Airlines and Horizon Air, subsidiaries of Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK), together serve more than 90 cities through an expansive network in Alaska, the Lower 48, Hawaii, Canada and Mexico. Alaska Airlines ranked "Highest in Customer Satisfaction Among Traditional Network Carriers" in the J.D. Power and Associates 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011 North America Airline Satisfaction Studies(SM). For reservations, visit For more news and information, visit the Alaska Airlines/Horizon Air Newsroom at and conditions for double miles: Registration at prior to the first qualifying flight is required in order to receive double miles. Other rules and restrictions apply to double mile promotions. Visit for details.SOURCE Alaska AirlinesFor further information: Marianne Lindsey, Alaska Airlines, +1-206-392-5101