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Alaska Airlines Announces Daily Service from San Diego to Boston and Kauai

Friday, November 16, 2012

Alaska Airlines Announces Daily Service from San Diego to Boston and Kauai08:00 EST Friday, November 16, 2012Double miles and introductory fares now available starting from $129* for San Diego-Boston flightsSEATTLE, Nov. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines announced today it will begin new service between San Diego and Boston starting March 29 and between San Diego and Lihue, Kauai, on June 7, 2013. Tickets are available for purchase today at www.alaskaair.com or by calling 1-800-ALASKAAIR (800-252-7522 or TTY/TDD line 800-392-0228)."Bolstered by strong demand from the business community and vacation travelers alike, we're thrilled to announce convenient nonstop service from San Diego to historical 'Beantown' and the beautiful 'Garden Isle,' " said Joe Sprague, Alaska Airlines' vice president of marketing. "With the addition of these two new routes, Alaska Airlines will offer 160 flights a week from San Diego to a dozen cities by next summer."Summary of new serviceSan Diego-Boston:Start dateCity pairDepartsArrivesFrequency            March 29San Diego-Boston9:30 a.m.5:55 p.m.DailyMarch 29Boston-San Diego6:55 p.m.10:13 p.m.DailySan Diego- Kauai:Start dateCity pairDepartsArrivesFrequency            June 7San Diego-Kauai9:55 a.m.1:05 p.m.Daily until Aug. 24 then Mon, Tue, Thu, Sat          June 7Kauai -San Diego11:05 a.m.7:50 p.m.Daily until Aug. 23 then Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun          All times based on local time zonesAlaska has added four flights from San Diego this year, including nonstop service to Orlando, Fla., and daily service to Fresno, Monterey and Santa Rosa, Calif. In addition to Alaska's new San Diego-Kauai service, the carrier also flies daily from San Diego to the Hawaiian Islands of Oahu and Maui.To celebrate the new service, Alaska Airlines is offering introductory fares starting from $129* each way between San Diego and Boston and $209* each way between San Diego and Kauai. Tickets must be purchased by Nov. 23 and can be used for travel between San Diego and Boston from March 29 through May 17, and for travel between Kauai and San Diego from May 7 through July 18, 2013. Members of Alaska Airlines' Mileage Plan can also earn double miles on San Diego-Boston flights between March 29 and July 17 and on San Diego-Kauai flights between June 7 and Aug. 7, 2013. To qualify, customers must first register at www.alaskaair.com.About Alaska AirlinesAlaska Airlines, a subsidiary of Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK), together with its partner regional airlines, serves 95 cities through an expansive network in Alaska, the Lower 48, Hawaii, Canada and Mexico. Alaska Airlines has ranked "Highest in Customer Satisfaction Among Traditional Network Carriers" in the J.D. Power and Associates North America Airline Satisfaction StudySM for five consecutive years from 2008 to 2012. For reservations, visit www.alaskaair.com. For more news and information, visit the Alaska Airlines Newsroom at www.alaskaair.com/newsroom.* General terms and conditions: Fares include all taxes and fees, including the Sept. 11 Security fee, are in U.S. dollars and are subject to change without notice. A ticket purchased at an Alaska Airlines airport location or through a reservation call center will cost $15 more per person than the advertised fare. Tickets are nonrefundable. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights or all days. Other restrictions?such as day of week, blackout dates and advance purchase requirements?may apply. Bag fees apply for checked baggage. See www.alaskaair.com or call Alaska Airlines reservations at 1-800-ALASKAAIR for complete fare rules, checked baggage policies and more information.Terms and conditions for Alaska Airlines' Mileage Plan double miles: Registration at www.alaskaair.com prior to the first qualifying flight is required in order to receive double miles. Double miles offer is valid only on qualifying paid nonstop flights between San Diego and Boston or San Diego and Kauai. Other rules and restrictions apply to double mile promotions. Visit www.alaskaair.com for details.SOURCE Alaska AirlinesFor further information: Bobbie Egan, Alaska Airlines, +1-206-392-5101