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Alaska Airlines Adds New Seasonal Nonstop Service Between Anchorage and Minneapolis-St. Paul
Alaska Airlines has announced new nonstop summer seasonal service between Anchorage and Minneapolis St. Paul starting June 19, 2021. With the additional route, the carrier will provide more nonstop flights from Alaska than any other airline.
On Friday (March 19, 2021), Alaska Airlines announced the launch of new seasonal nonstop service between Anchorage and Minneapolis-St. Paul (MSP) from June 19, 2021. The added service means that Alaska Airlines will now offer more nonstop flights from Alaska than any other airline. Service to MSP is in addition to recently announced service between Anchorage and Las Vegas, Denver, San Francisco, as well as the expansion of year-round service to Phoenix and Maui. For summer 2021, Alaska will offer 11 nonstop flights between Anchorage and the lower 48, plus Hawaii. To celebrate the launch of service between Anchorage and Minneapolis-St. Paul, Alaska is offering introductory one-way fares between Anchorage and Minneapolis from $98 and between MSP and Anchorage starting at only $99.
\In Friday’s announcement, Alaska Airlines’ Regional Vice President, Marilyn Romano, said,
"We are looking forward to welcoming more guests to the Great Land in 2021 and expanding service for the residents of Alaska. With a massive network across the state and our naturally socially distanced outdoor spaces, this route offers easy access to Denali, kayaking, sightseeing, and the most sustainably managed fishing in the world. Alaska is a safe and attractive travel destination for friends and family.”
Also speaking on the new route announcement, Alaska Airlines Vice President of Network and Alliances, Brett Catlin, added,
“With the addition of these nonstops, we are committed to keeping Alaska and our guests connected across our network. Not only do guests have new nonstop destinations to choose from, Alaskans will also be able to take advantage of our new oneworld partnership and the opportunity to travel to over 800 global destinations served by our partners.”
Alaska Airlines and their regional partners serve over 115 destinations in the United States and North America, providing essential service for their guests and critical cargo shipments, while emphasizing Next-Level Care. The carrier has hubs in Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Portland and Anchorage and is known for low fares, excellent service and sustainability efforts. Along with their Global Partners, Alaska Airlines’ guests can earn and redeem miles on flights to more than 800 global destinations. On March 31, 2021, Alaska Airlines will become a member of the oneworld global alliance. Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air are subsidiaries of the Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE: ALK).
Source: Alaska Airlines