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Alaska Air heads for sunny beaches

Post by Marcelene Edwards on May 31, 2007 at 6:55 am |
May 31, 2007 6:55 am

Grab your sunscreen. Alaska Airlines wants to take you to the Aloha state.

The airline announced today it will offer year-round daily flights beginning Oct. 12 between Sea-Tac and Honolulu, and nonstop between Sea-Tac and Lihue on the island of Kauai starting Oct. 28. The flights are available for purchase now at

“Our customers will now be able to enjoy Alaska’s special brand of service when visiting the Aloha state,” said Gregg Saretsky, Alaska Airlines’ executive vice president of flight and marketing. “Hawaii is the largest market out of Seattle and Anchorage that we didn’t already serve. These long-awaited routes, including the first nonstop service between Seattle and Kauai, expand the leisure travel options we can offer our customers and Mileage Plan members.”

To inaugurate the new service, Alaska Airlines is offering introductory one-way fares of $109 for Sea-Tac-Honolulu flights and $149 for Sea-Tac-Lihue flights. Customers must purchase their tickets by June 2, 2007, and travel by Dec. 13, 2007, from Sea-Tac. Additional restrictions and blackout dates apply.

Sea-Tac-Honolulu flights will depart at 8:40 a.m. Pacific time and arrive at 11:55 a.m. Hawaii time. Return flights will depart at 1:25 p.m. Hawaii time and arrive at 10:10 p.m. Pacific time.

Sea-Tac-Lihue flights will depart at 4:20 p.m. Pacific time and arrive at 7:45 p.m. Hawaii time. Return flights will depart at 9:15 p.m. Hawaii time and arrive at 5:55 a.m. Pacific time.

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