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Alaska Airlines Announces New Routes from Los Angeles & Boise

Alaska Airlines Announces New Routes from Los Angeles & Boise

Inaugural fares as low as $79 and $119 one-way*

SEATTLE, June 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Alaska Airlines today announced two new routes from Los Angeles, and one new route from Boise, Idaho. New daily roundtrip service between Los Angeles and Monterey, California; and Boise, Idaho and Reno, Nevada begin Nov. 5. A new seasonal flight between Los Angeles and Gunnison/Crested Butte will shuttle skiers and snowboarders from California to Colorado starting in December.

“We continue to invest in our Los Angeles focus city and in expanding our regional route network,” said John Kirby, Alaska’s vice president of capacity planning. “These new flights will connect key cities in California, Idaho and Nevada, not to mention offer a thrilling new ski destination for our customers in Southern California.”

To inaugurate the new service, Alaska is offering introductory one-way fares as low as $79 on flights between Los Angeles and Monterey and between Boise and Reno, and one-way fares as low as $119 between Los Angeles and Gunnison/Crested Butte.* To take advantage of these fares, customers must purchase tickets by July 7 and travel by Feb. 7, 2016, for Los Angeles-Monterey and Boise-Reno. Tickets between Los Angeles and Gunnison/Crested Butte must be purchased by July 7 and travel completed by March 12.

Alaska is also offering members of its Mileage Plan double miles when they fly a qualifying nonstop between Los Angeles and Monterey between Nov. 5 and Dec. 5.** 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. Mileage Plan members can book award travel between Los Angeles and Monterey for as little as 7,500 miles one-way. Award fares between Boise and Reno and Los Angeles and Gunnison start from 12,500 miles one-way.

Visit alaskaair.com to find great savings and purchase tickets, or call 1-800-ALASKAAIR (800-252-7522 or Hearing & Speech Impaired (TTY): Dial 711 for Relay Services).

Summary of new Los Angeles – Monterey flying:        

Start date

City pair

Departs

Arrives

Frequency

Nov. 5

Los Angeles-Monterey

7:40 p.m.

9:05 p.m.

Daily

Nov. 6

Monterey-Los Angeles

6 a.m.

7:18 a.m.

Daily

Summary of new seasonal Los Angeles – Gunnison/Crested Butte flying:

Start date

City pair

Departs

Arrives

Frequency

Dec. 16-30

Los Angeles-Gunnison

9:30 a.m.

12:55 p.m.

Wednesdays

Dec. 16-30

Gunnison-Los Angeles

1:35 p.m.

3:10 p.m.

Wednesdays

Dec. 19-Jan. 2

Los Angeles-Gunnison

1:15 p.m.

4:40 p.m.

Saturdays

Dec. 19-Jan. 2

Gunnison-Los Angeles

5:20 p.m.

6:55 p.m.

Saturdays

Jan. 6-March 26

Los Angeles-Gunnison

1:15 p.m.

4:40 p.m.

Wednesdays, Saturdays

Jan. 6-March 26

Gunnison-Los Angeles

5:20 p.m.

6:55 p.m.

Wednesdays, Saturdays

Summary of new Boise-Reno flying:   

Start date

City pair

Departs

Arrives

Frequency

Nov. 5

Boise-Reno

6:15 p.m.

6:44 p.m.

Daily

Nov. 5

Reno-Boise

4:35 p.m.

6:55 p.m.

Daily

Flight times based on local time zones

The flights will be operated by Alaska’s sister carrier Horizon Air, using a 76-seat Bombardier Q400 aircraft. Customers flying on flights operated by Horizon can enjoy free soft drinks and Starbucks coffee, a la cart planeside baggage service, and complimentary Northwest wine and microbrews for passengers 21 years and older.

Alaska also announced today that it will upgauge its flights from Los Angeles to Loreto, Mexico, beginning Nov. 1. The flights are currently operated daily, using 76-seat Bombardier Q400 aircraft. Beginning in November, they will be operated Thursday-Sunday using Boeing 737 jets, adding about 70 additional seats each week.

Alaska Airlines, a subsidiary of Alaska Air Group (ALK), together with its partner regional airlines, serves more than 100 cities through an expansive network in the United States, Canada and Mexico. Alaska Airlines ranked “Highest in Customer Satisfaction Among Traditional Carriers in North America” in the J.D. Power North American Airline Satisfaction Study for eight consecutive years from 2008 to 2015. Alaska Airlines’ Mileage Plan also ranked “Highest in Customer Satisfaction with Airline Loyalty Rewards Programs” in the J.D. Power 2014 and 2015 Airline Loyalty/Rewards Program Satisfaction Report. For reservations, visit www.alaskaair.com. For more news and information, visit Alaska Airlines’ newsroom at www.alaskaair.com/newsroom.

* General terms and conditions for introductory fare sale: Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights or all days. Some markets may not operate daily service. Fares are nonrefundable, are priced in U.S. dollars and include all applicable taxes, fees and charges based on one-way travel. A ticket purchased at an Alaska Airlines airport location or through one of our reservation call centers will cost $15 more per person than the advertised fare. Differences in fare and taxes, fees and charges apply to any changes made after ticketing. A $125 change fee per person applies to changes made within 60 days of ticketed travel. Other restrictions— such as day of week, blackout dates and advance purchase requirements — may apply. Additional U.S. taxes may apply to itineraries involving more than one stopover or a stopover lasting more than 12 hours. Bag fees apply for checked baggage. See alaskaair.com or call Alaska Airlines reservations at 1-800-ALASKAAIR for complete fare rules, checked baggage policies and more information.

** Offer Terms & Conditions: Limited time offer: Double Miles for Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan™ members who fly a qualifying nonstop between Monterey (MRY) and Los Angeles (LAX) between November 5, 2015 and December 5, 2015. Member must register for the promotion before the first qualifying flight. Flight must be marketed by Alaska Airlines and operated by Alaska Airlines, Horizon Air, or SkyWest. Mileage for qualifying flights must be credited to a member’s Mileage Plan™ account. Not valid on free or award travel. Double Miles do not count towards Mileage Plan™ Elite Status. Double Miles will be awarded within four to six weeks of meeting the promotion’s qualifications. All terms and conditions of the Mileage Plan™ program apply. Offer subject to change without notice.

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