Horizon Air Offering Double Miles on Flights Between San Jose, Sacramento and Spokane Starting March 26SEATTLE - Horizon Air is offering Double Miles for Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan members who travel on Horizon's new direct flights between San Jose or Sacramento and Spokane and between San Jose and Sacramento March 26 through May 31, 2010.
"We're excited to provide an easier way to travel between these three vital metropolitan areas, and this Mileage Plan offer makes it doubly rewarding for travelers," said Dan Russo, Horizon vice president of marketing and communications.
Mileage Plan members who register for this offer will earn 1,302 miles each way between Sacramento and Spokane, and 1,493 miles each way between San Jose and Spokane. Because Mileage Plan members earn a minimum of 500 miles each way, the Double Miles total between San Jose and Sacramento is a whopping 1,000 miles each way.
Alaska Airlines' Mileage Plan offers some of the industry's most attractive award options, with award travel within the continental U.S. and Canada for as little as 25,000 miles. Customers who've yet to enroll can do so online at horizonair.com and receive 500 miles for signing up and an additional 1,000 miles when they use Web check-in the first time.
Horizon will operate two daily flights between the three cities. One flight from Spokane will operate nonstop to Sacramento and continue on to San Jose, and a second flight from Spokane will operate nonstop to San Jose and continue on to Sacramento. This new service includes two daily roundtrip flights between San Jose and Sacramento, facilitating same-day business trips in each direction between the two cities.
Fares between San Jose or Sacramento and Spokane start as low as $120, while fares between Sacramento and San Jose are as low as $29.
All flights will be operated with 76-seat Bombardier Q400s. This high-speed, twin-engine turboprop is one of the most technologically advanced regional aircraft in the world. It's as quiet and comfortable as a jet - thanks to special technology that suppresses noise and vibration, generously sized overhead storage bins, unobstructed under-seat space, and ample headroom (6 feet, 5 inches). The Q400 is also among the most environmentally friendly aircraft today, burning 30 percent to 40 percent less fuel and producing an equally lower amount of emissions (and 10 decibels less noise) than comparable jets.
Onboard, travelers will enjoy Horizon's award-winning service, which includes - at no extra charge - Starbucks coffee, soft drinks, and (for passengers 21 and older) Northwest wines and microbrews.
Schedule effective March 26, 2010:
To/From Spokane Depart Spokane Arrive Sacramento Stops Days 7:35 a.m. 9:45 a.m. Nonstop Except Sunday 3:30 p.m. 6:55 p.m. One Except Saturday Depart Sacramento Arrive Spokane Stops Days 10:05 a.m. 1:35 p.m. One Except Sunday 7:15 p.m. 9:25 p.m. Nonstop Except Saturday
Depart Spokane Arrive San Jose Stops Days 7:35 a.m. 10:50 a.m. One Except Sunday 3:30 p.m. 5:55 p.m. Nonstop Except Saturday Depart San Jose Arrive Spokane Stops Days 11:10 a.m. 1:35 p.m. Nonstop Except Sunday 6:15 p.m. 9:25 p.m. One Except Saturday
To/From Sacramento Depart Sacramento Arrive Spokane Stops Days 10:05 a.m. 1:35 p.m. One Except Sunday 7:15 p.m. 9:25 p.m. Nonstop Except Saturday Depart Spokane Arrive Sacramento Stops Days 7:35 a.m. 9:45 a.m. Nonstop Except Sunday 3:30 p.m. 6:55 p.m. One Except Saturday
Depart Sacramento Arrive San Jose Stops Days 10:05 a.m. 10:50 a.m. Nonstop Except Sunday 5:40 p.m. 6:25 p.m. Nonstop Except Saturday Depart San Jose Arrive Sacramento Stops Days 9:45 a.m. 10:25 a.m. Nonstop Except Sunday 6:15 p.m. 6:55 p.m. Nonstop Except Saturday To/From San Jose Depart San Jose Arrive Spokane Stops Days 11:10 a.m. 1:35 p.m. Nonstop Except Sunday 6:15 p.m. 9:25 p.m. One Except Saturday Depart Spokane Arrive San Jose Stops Days 7:35 a.m. 10:50 a.m. One Except Sunday 3:30 p.m. 5:55 p.m. Nonstop Except Saturday Depart San Jose Arrive Sacramento Stops Days 9:45 a.m. 10:25 a.m. Nonstop Except Sunday 6:15 p.m. 6:55 p.m. Nonstop Except Saturday Depart Sacramento Arrive San Jose Stops Days 10:05 a.m. 10:50 a.m. Nonstop Except Sunday 5:40 p.m. 6:25 p.m. Nonstop Except Saturday
Horizon and Alaska first began serving Spokane in 1983. Together, the two airlines offer more daily flights from Spokane than any other carrier, with nonstop flights to Portland and Seattle.
Horizon served Sacramento from 1985 through 1988, and has served it continually since 1994. Alaska has served Sacramento since 1993. Together, the two airlines offer 12 flights from Sacramento, providing nonstop service to Boise, Palm Springs, Portland, San Jose, Santa Barbara and Seattle. Starting March 26, Alaska Airlines will offer daily nonstop flights between Sacramento and Maui.
San Jose has been served by Horizon since 1995 and by Alaska since 1983. Together, the two airlines offer nonstop service from San Jose to Austin, Boise, Portland, Sacramento, Seattle and Mammoth Lakes. Starting March 11, Alaska will offer nonstop flights between San Jose and Maui Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays.
Horizon serves 48 cities throughout Arizona, California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Baja California Sur (Mexico), and British Columbia and Alberta (Canada). Together, Horizon Air and Alaska Airlines serve more than 90 cities and are subsidiaries of Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK).
Terms and conditions for Double Miles: Registration is required prior to your first qualifying flight in order to receive Double Miles. Double Miles valid only on qualifying paid flights between March 26, 2010, and May 31, 2010. Double Miles only valid on nonstop or direct flights between San Jose or Sacramento and Spokane, and between San Jose and Sacramento. Flight miles must be credited to your Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan account in order to earn Double Miles. All travel must be completed by May 31, 2010. Not valid on free or award travel. Double Miles do not count toward MVP or MVP Gold status. Please allow four to six weeks for travel and Bonus Miles to be credited. All terms and conditions of the Mileage Plan program apply. Offer subject to change without notice.
Terms and conditions for fares: Fares quoted are one way and require 14-day advance purchase. $29 fare is for nonstop travel between San Jose and Sacramento only. $120 fare is for travel between Spokane and San Jose or Sacramento only. Blackout Dates: None. Not Included in the Fare: U.S. Airport Facility Charges of up to $9 (amount depends on itinerary), Federal Segment Tax of $3.70 per segment and U.S. Security Fee of $2.50 per enplanement. All taxes and fees shown are based on one-way travel and may be doubled if traveling roundtrip. Other Important Information: Tickets are nonrefundable, but can be changed for a $75 fee when changes are made online at horizonair.com ($100 when changes are made through our reservation call centers or ticket counters) and any applicable changes in fare. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights or all days. All fares, taxes, and fees are subject to change without notice and other restrictions apply. A ticket purchased at a Horizon Air/Alaska Airlines call center or ticket counter will cost $15 more per person than the advertised fare. A $15 charge will apply to the first checked bag. A second bag may be checked for $25. Additional fees apply to check more than two bags or overweight or oversized items. Complete fare rules available at horizonair.com.
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