SEATTLE /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines is bringing nonstop daily service from Seattle to New Orleans and Tampa, Fla., starting June 12.
"Alaska Airlines is thrilled to give our customers nonstop service to New Orleans, from our Seattle hub," said Joe Sprague, vice president of marketing. "This provides even more nonstop flights to the places Seattle needs to go, and further strengthens our growing U.S. route network."
Summary of new service:
|Start Date||City Pair||Departs||Arrives||Frequency|
|June 12||Seattle-New Orleans||10:15 a.m.||5:00 p.m.||Daily|
|June 12||New Orleans-Seattle||5:55 p.m.||8:50 p.m.||Daily|
Introductory fares for the new Seattle flights start at $149* one-way. Tickets must be purchased by Feb. 26 and travel completed between June 12 and Nov. 19 for Seattle -New Orleans flights, between June 20 and Nov. 10 for Seattle-Tampa, and between Sept. 4 and Nov. 19, 2014, for Seattle-Detroit. For complete fare rulesâ€”including blackout dates and advance purchase requirementsâ€”visit www.alaskaair.com or call 1-800-ALASKAAIR (1-800-252-7522 or TTY/TDD line 1-800-392-0228).
Alaska Airlines is offering members of its Mileage Planâ„¢ double miles on flights between Seattle and New Orleans and Seattle and Tampa, and double elite-qualifying miles for flights between Seattle and Detroit. To qualify, travelers must be members of Alaska Airlines' Mileage Plan and register at www.alaskaair.com. Customers who have not yet joined Mileage Plan can enroll at no cost online. For more information and complete double mile rules*, visit www.alaskaair.com.
The routes will be operated with Boeing 737 aircraft. Alaska Airlines flies to more destinations from Seattle than any other carrier, including 21 cities east of the Rocky Mountains.