Alaska Airlines Launches Daily Service Between Houston and SeattleIntroductory one-way fares start at $99
9/23/2009 5:05:39 AM
SEATTLE - Alaska Airlines today began daily nonstop service between Houston and Seattle. Alaska is offering introductory one-way fares of $99 between the two cities for tickets purchased by Sept. 30, 2009.
"We're pleased to bring Alaska's award-winning service and low prices to our customers in Houston and Seattle," said Steve Jarvis, vice president of marketing, sales and customer experience. "This new daily service provides oil and energy business travelers with convenient connections between Houston, Alaska, and Calgary, Alberta."
Summary of new service
Start Date City Pair
Departure Time Arrival Time Day of week Sept. 23, 2009 Seattle-Houston 9 a.m. 3:20 p.m. Daily Sept. 23, 2009 Houston-Seattle 4:30 p.m. 7:05 p.m. Daily *All times based on local time zones
Houston is the third destination added to the Seattle-based carrier's route system this year. Alaska began service to Austin, Texas, on Aug. 3, and Bellingham, Wash. on June 25, and will add daily service between Seattle and Atlanta on Oct. 23, 2009.
Alaska will operate the flights with Boeing 737-800 aircraft, accommodating 16 passengers in first class and 141 passengers in the main cabin. Flights will offer Alaska's Northern Bites meals-for-purchase service, which allows coach passengers to buy a meal onboard. Inflight service also will include Alaska Airlines' digEplayer, a personal entertainment system offering a variety of movies, television shows, music and other features.
Fares are available for purchase today at alaskaair.com or by calling 1-800-ALASKAAIR (1-800-252-7522 or TTY/TDD line 1-800-392-0228).
Posted: September 25, 2009
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