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Alaska Airlines Announces Daily Service from San Diego to Boston and Kauai


SEATTLE — Alaska Airlines announced today it will begin new service between San Diego and Boston starting March 29 and between San Diego and Lihue, Kauai, on June 7, 2013. Tickets are available for purchase today at www.alaskaair.com or by calling 1-800-ALASKAAIR (800-252-7522 or TTY/TDD line 800-392-0228).

"Bolstered by strong demand from the business community and vacation travelers alike, we're thrilled to announce convenient nonstop service from San Diego to historical ‘Beantown' and the beautiful ‘Garden Isle,' " said Joe Sprague, Alaska Airlines' vice president of marketing. "With the addition of these two new routes, Alaska Airlines will offer 160 flights a week from San Diego to a dozen cities by next summer."

Summary of new service

San Diego-Boston:
Start date

City pair

Departs Arrives Frequency
March 29 San Diego-Boston 9:30 a.m. 5:55 p.m. Daily
March 29 Boston-San Diego 6:55 p.m. 10:13 p.m. Daily
San Diego-Kauai:
Start date City pair Departs Arrives Frequency
June 7 San Diego-Kauai 9:55 a.m. 1:05 p.m. Daily until Aug. 24 then Mon, Tue, Thu, Sat
June 7 Kauai-San Diego 11:05 a.m. 7:50 p.m. Daily until Aug. 23 then Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun
All times based on local time zones

Alaska has added four flights from San Diego this year, including nonstop service to Orlando, Fla., and daily service to Fresno, Monterey and Santa Rosa, Calif. In addition to Alaska's new San Diego-Kauai service, the carrier also flies daily from San Diego to the Hawaiian Islands of Oahu and Maui.

To celebrate the new service, Alaska Airlines is offering introductory fares starting from $129* each way between San Diego and Boston and $209* each way between San Diego and Kauai. Tickets must be purchased by Nov. 23 and can be used for travel between San Diego and Boston from March 29 through May 17, and for travel between Kauai and San Diego from May 7 through July 18, 2013. Members of Alaska Airlines' Mileage Plan can also earn double miles on San Diego-Boston flights between March 29 and July 17 and on San Diego-Kauai flights between June 7 and Aug. 7, 2013. To qualify, customers must first register at www.alaskaair.com.

About Alaska Airlines
Alaska Airlines, a subsidiary of Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK), together with its partner regional airlines, serves 95 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: Fares include all taxes and fees, including the Sept. 11 Security fee, are in U.S. dollars and are subject to change without notice. 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. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights or all days. Other restrictions—such as day of week, blackout dates and advance purchase requirements—may apply. Bag fees apply for checked baggage. See 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 San Diego and Boston or San Diego and Kauai. Other rules and restrictions apply to double mile promotions. Visit www.alaskaair.com for details.


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