Alaska Airlines to Add New Direct Service Between Paine Field and Honolulu From November 17, 2023
Starting November 17, 2023, Alaska Airlines will launch new nonstop service between Paine Field-Snohomish County Airport and Honolulu. The route will operate daily year-round with introductory one-way fares from $149.
On Friday (June 9, 2023), Alaska Airlines announced the launch of new daily year-round service between Paine Field-Snohomish County Airport (PAE) and Honolulu (HNL) starting November 17, 2023. For a limited time, the carrier is offering introductory one-way fares on the route from $149, along with Mileage Plan award redemptions as low as 12,500 miles one-way. This is Alaska’s first new route to Honolulu in over a decade, and will become the longest route operated from Paine Field.
In Friday’s announcement, Alaska Airlines’ Vice President – Revenue Management and Network Planning, Kirstin Amrine, said,
“If there’s one place our guests told us again and again that they wanted to fly to from Seattle’s northern airport, it’s beautiful Hawaii. We’ve been eager to make it happen. We’ve proudly served the Hawaiian Islands for more than 15 years. This new route adds Seattle/Everett to our list of West Coast gateways to Honolulu. We’ll be ready to say aloha to our guests on this new flight this fall.”
Also commenting on the new Honolulu service, Alaska Airlines’ Director of Sales and Community and Public Relations in Hawaii, Daniel Chun, said,
“For those traveling between Honolulu and Washington State, flying into Seattle/Everett will be a terrific, less congested option and a great way to access the greater Seattle area. With this new flight, we’ll fly a combined six nonstops a day to the two Seattle area airports from Oahu, providing our leisure and business travelers with a variety of flight times that work best for them.”
Alaska Airlines' Schedule Between Seattle/Everett (PAE) and Honolulu (HNL) - Courtesy Alaska Airlines
For guests traveling from points north of Seattle, Paine Field offers a closer and more convenient option compared to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA). Alaska Airlines launched regularly scheduled service at PAE in 2019. With the new service from PAE, Alaska will now serve Hawaii from eight West Coast gateways, including Anchorage, Seattle/Everett, Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, San Jose, Los Angeles and San Diego. The carrier offers service from these gateways to Oahu, Maui, Kauai, and the Island of Hawaii, with an average of 30 direct peak daily flights.
Alaska Airlines now serves nine destinations from Seattle/Everett (PAE), including Anchorage, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Orange County, Phoenix, San Diego and San Francisco, as well as seasonally to Palm Springs and Tucson. In February 2022, the carrier started mainline Boeing 737 service from PAE to Las Vegas and Phoenix. Alaska Airlines’ 737s are configured with three cabins, including First Class and Premium Class, and offer power at every seat, along with fast streaming satellite Wi-Fi for purchase. Guests also have the option to pre-order from a range of fresh meal selections.
Source: Alaska Airlines