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Alaska Airlines Begins Twice-Daily Service Between Seattle and Salt Lake City

Thursday, April 04, 2013

Alaska Airlines Begins Twice-Daily Service Between Seattle and Salt Lake City

08:00 EDT Thursday, April 04, 2013

Introductory one-way fares on sale today for $109* for travel through June 15

SEATTLE, April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines today inaugurates new twice-daily service between Seattle and Salt Lake City. The carrier is offering one-way fares between the two cities for as low as $109*. To purchase tickets and view complete fare rules?including advance purchase requirements?visit www.alaskaair.com or call 1-800-ALASKAAIR (800-252-7522 or TTY/TDD line 800-392-0228).

"Our customers have lobbied us to serve this popular route for more than a decade," said Andrew Harrison, Alaska Airlines' vice president of planning and revenue management. "These conveniently timed, daily nonstop flights between Salt Lake City and Seattle provide leisure travelers access to excellent outdoor recreational options as well as easy connections to destinations through Salt Lake City on our partner Delta Air Lines."

Start Date   

City pair 

Departs

Arrives

Frequency

April 4          

Seattle-Salt Lake City  

7 a.m.         

9:59 a.m.    

Daily

April 4           

Seattle-Salt Lake City   

1:10 p.m.    

4:10 p.m.     

Daily

April 4            

Salt Lake City-Seattle    

11 a.m.           

12:07 p.m.   

Daily

April 4             

Salt Lake City-Seattle     

5:10 p.m.       

6:17 p.m.     

Daily

All times based on local time zones

To celebrate the new service, Alaska Airlines is also offering members of Alaska Airlines' Mileage Plan double miles for flights between April 4 and May 31, 2013. To qualify, customers must first register at www.alaskaair.com.

"We are delighted to have Alaska Airlines serve Salt Lake City," said Maureen Riley, Salt Lake City Department of Airports executive director. "This new service offers travelers additional routing possibilities and enhances customer service at Salt Lake City International Airport. We look forward to them growing their operation in this market."

The flights will be operated using Boeing 737 Next Generation aircraft. All flights will offer Alaska's Northern Bites meal service, which provides passengers in the main cabin with a hot meal for $6 or a cheese and fruit platter for $7. The flights also offer Alaska's inflight entertainment system, a handheld video-on-demand device featuring more than 70 hit movies, along with television programs and other entertainment. The inflight entertainment players are complimentary in first class and available for $10 in the main cabin.

Note to media: High-definition b-roll of Alaska Airlines aircraft in operation is available for download at http://youtu.be/EYd7DKdqeSs. Photos are also available in the carrier's online image gallery at www.alaskaair.com/newsroom.

Alaska Airlines, a subsidiary of Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK), together with its partner regional airlines, serves 96 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: The introductory fare requires a 14-day advance purchase and is available for travel on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Tickets must be purchased by April 15 and are good for travel between April 18 and June 15. Fare includes all taxes and fees including the September 11 Security Fee. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights or all days. 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. Bag fees apply for checked baggage. Other restrictions?such as day of week, blackout dates and advance purchase requirements?may apply. Visit 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 Seattle and Salt Lake City. Other rules and restrictions apply to double mile promotions. Visit www.alaskaair.com for details.

SOURCE Alaska Airlines

For further information: Bobbie Egan, Alaska Airlines, (206) 392-5101

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