Alaska Airlines today inaugurates service between Seattle and Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Seattle and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; and Portland, Oregon and St. Louis.
“We're excited to provide increased service breadth for our Northwest customers to the great cities ofMilwaukee, Oklahoma City and St. Louis,” said John Kirby, Alaska's vice president of capacity planning. “The E175 is new for the Alaska brand, and enables our entry into smaller, long-range markets. This regional aircraft will provide greater access to our Northwest hubs, while giving customers a superior experience on these longer flights.”
Summary of new service:
|Start date||City pair||Departs||Arrives||Frequency|
|July 1||Seattle-Milwaukee||9:25 a.m.||3:25 p.m.||Daily|
|July 1||Milwaukee-Seattle||4:05 p.m.||6:25 p.m.||Daily|
|July 1||Seattle-Oklahoma City||10:30 a.m.||4:23 p.m.||Daily|
|July 1||Oklahoma City-Seattle||5:05 p.m.||7:14 p.m.||Daily|
|July 1||Portland-St. Louis||10:10 a.m.||4:15 p.m.||Daily|
|July 1||St. Louis-Portland||4:45 p.m.||7:07 p.m.||Daily|
The daily flights will be operated by SkyWest Airlines with 76-seat E175 jets featuring 12 seats in first class and 64 in coach, and boasting cabin dimensions on par with a 737. Onboard amenities will include Alaska Beyond Delicious, featuring food and beverages sourced with items from iconic Pacific Northwest brands, and Inflight Internet access. By mid-July, the planes will also be equipped with Alaska Beyond Entertainment, which offers free and premium entertainment direct to customer devices. First class customers will also enjoy power outlets at each seat.
About Alaska Airlines
Alaska Airlines, a subsidiary of Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK), together with its partner regional airlines, serves more than 100 cities through an expansive network in the United States, Canada andMexico. Alaska Airlines ranked “Highest in Customer Satisfaction Among Traditional Carriers in North America” in the J.D. Power North American Airline Satisfaction Study for eight consecutive years from 2008 to 2015. Alaska Airlines' Mileage Plan also ranked “Highest in Customer Satisfaction with Airline Loyalty Rewards Programs” in the J.D. Power 2014 and 2015 Airline Loyalty/Rewards Program Satisfaction Report. For reservations, visit www.alaskaair.com.