• Joe Breitfeller

Alaska Airlines Announces Five New Routes for Winter From Los Angeles and Palm Springs

Alaska Airlines announced on Monday an expansion of their ‘sun and snow’ strategy for winter 2020/21 with new service from Los Angeles to Cancun and Reno as well as flights from Palm Springs to Boise, Reno and San Jose.


Alaska Airlines (Horizon) Embraer E175 - Courtesy Alaska Airlines

On Monday (September 21, 2020), Alaska Airlines announced the launch of five new routes from Los Angeles and Palm Springs for their Winter 2020/21 schedule starting December 17, 2020. From Los Angeles, the carrier will launch daily nonstop service to Cancun, Mexico and Reno, Nevada. Alaska Airlines will also launch new daily nonstop service between Palm Springs and Boise (Idaho), Reno (Nevada) and San Jose (California). The airline will also increase frequencies on certain routes from Los Angeles from December 17th including twice-daily flights to Guadalajara and Salt Lake City as well as three daily flights to Boise. In Monday’s announcement, Alaska Airlines’ Managing Director of Capacity Planning and Alliances, Brett Catlin said,


“As demand for leisure travel returns, and for those ready to fly the coop, we’re excited to offer even more nonstop routes this winter. We’ve long offered nonstop flights to some of the most popular vacation destinations from Southern California, and we continue to see demand for our unique low fare high-quality experience.”


The Los Angeles-Reno and Palm Springs-San Jose routes will offer daily flights year-round, while Los Angeles-Cancun, Palm Springs-Boise and Palm Springs-Reno will operate seasonally from December 17th through April 12, 2021. Alaska Airlines has added 14 new routes from Los Angeles this year alone, including the first nonstop service from the West Coast to Fort Meyers/Naples (Florida) which starts on November 20, 2020. The carrier has blocked middle seats through November 30th and has extended their flexible travel policy for all tickets purchased through the end of the year.


Alaska Airlines Adds Five New Routes to Their Winter 2020/21 Schedule - Courtesy Alaska Airlines

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. The carrier has hubs in Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Portland and Anchorage and is known for low fares, excellent service and sustainability efforts. The award-winning airline serves over 47 million guests annually and has been named “Highest in Customer Satisfaction Among Traditional Carriers in North America” by J.D. Power for the last 12 years. Along with their Global Partners, Alaska Airlines’ guests can earn and redeem miles on flights to more than 800 global destinations.


Source: Alaska Airlines

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