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Alaska Airlines Begins Flying from Oakland and San Jose, Calif., to Honolulu

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Alaska Airlines Begins Flying from Oakland and San Jose, Calif., to Honolulu08:00 EDT Tuesday, April 10, 2012SEATTLE, April 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines today inaugurates nonstop daily service between the Bay Area and Hawaii, adding Honolulu to the list of island destinations the carrier serves from Oakland and San Jose, Calif. The carrier already serves Kauai, Maui and Kona on the Big Island of Hawaii from both cities.With the increased service, Alaska Airlines now offers 35 flights a week from the Bay Area and Sacramento, Calif., to Hawaii. Since October 2007, Alaska Airlines' service to Hawaii has grown to 22 daily flights from eight cities on the Mainland."Honolulu is the vibrant epicenter of Hawaii, with everything from historic landmarks, treasured monuments, a flourishing arts and culture scene and world-class beaches," said Joe Sprague, Alaska Airlines' vice president of marketing.Summary of flightsStart date      City pair                          Departs                 Arrives                FrequencyApril 10         Oakland-Honolulu          9:20 a.m.               11:45 a.m.            DailyApril 10         Honolulu-Oakland          2:05 p.m.               10:05 p.m.            DailyApril 10         San Jose-Honolulu          9:50 a.m.               12:15 p.m.            DailyApril 10         Honolulu-San Jose          12:45 p.m.             8:45 p.m.              DailyAll times based on local time zonesFlights are available for purchase at www.alaskaair.com or by calling 1-800-ALASKAAIR (1-800-252-7522 or TTY/TDD line 1-800-392-0228).Alaska 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 www.alaskaair.com. For more news and information, visit the Alaska Airlines/Horizon Air Newsroom at www.alaskaair.com/newsroom.SOURCE Alaska AirlinesFor further information: Bobbie Egan of Alaska Airlines, +1-206-392-5101