SEATTLE- As the holiday travel season kicks into high gear, Alaska Airlines (AS) is marking the commencement of nine new nonstop routes to a variety of sought-after leisure destinations.
This includes the airline’s inaugural flights to the Bahamas and Guatemala, the introduction of new routes connecting Las Vegas with two cities in Mexico, and a highly anticipated seasonal flight linking Palm Springs and New York City.
Alaska Airlines Popular Destinations
The demand for travel remains robust among passengers seeking to rejuvenate and unwind, perhaps exploring new destinations.
Whether it’s a brief flight along the West Coast or a journey to an exciting international getaway not far from home, travelers are eager to experience a mix of options.
“In our array of new flights, there’s a destination to suit every traveler – whether you’re drawn to stunning beaches or snowy mountains, the vibrant energy of a big city, or the serenity of tranquil deserts. With an expansion of our international service, we’re now taking our guests to countries we’ve never served before. The Bahamas, located off the coast of South Florida, beckon with pristine islands and turquoise waters, while Guatemala in Central America promises adventure, history, and rich culture.”– Kirsten Amrine, Vice President of Revenue Management and Network Planning for Alaska Airlines
They are thrilled to introduce inaugural flights to the Bahamas, marking their first venture into this Caribbean nation. Operating from two key West Coast gateways – Los Angeles and Seattle – they now offer direct flights to Nassau, the vibrant heart of the Bahamas.
From Nassau, global partner Bahamasair seamlessly connects passengers to the picturesque islands and beyond, with flights conveniently available for purchase directly on the airline website.
Featuring morning departures from both Los Angeles and Seattle, flights reach Nassau in the late afternoon. This new service to Nassau proudly marks our 101st nonstop destination from its hometown airport in Seattle.
They are broadening the flight network in Latin America by introducing daily, year-round service between Los Angeles and Guatemala City, Guatemala – a new international destination for them.
Operating from a hub in Los Angeles, they boast the highest number of flights to diverse destinations across Latin America compared to any other carrier. This includes an impressive offering of up to 18 daily flights this winter, serving 12 cities throughout the region.
Las Vegas is now established as a fresh gateway for Alaska Airlines to two highly sought-after Mexican destinations on the West Coast: Cabo San Lucas and Puerto Vallarta. The departures from Las Vegas take place late in the morning, ensuring a midday arrival.
Furthermore, the newly introduced daily seasonal flight linking San Luis Obispo and Las Vegas facilitates connectivity with other routes in the network. It provides a convenient connection to Mexico for guests residing along California’s Central Coast.
Southern California Flights
The passengers in Southern California are enthusiastic about having more direct flights to the East Coast and are prepared to fulfill that demand. This seasonal flight establishes a connection between the bustling Big Apple and the sunny deserts.
The morning departure from New York is strategically timed, enabling travelers to reach Palm Springs around lunchtime, feeling revitalized and prepared to enjoy the sunshine. Alaska Airlines leads with the highest number of flights to Palm Springs compared to any other airline.
They have introduced fresh daily seasonal routes, connecting Orange County in Southern California to both Bozeman and Tucson. Bozeman provides access to winter adventures in Montana, while Tucson offers abundant desert sunshine and warmth in Arizona.
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