Alaska Airlines begins nonstop service from Seattle to New York city

Courtesy: Alaska Airlines.

Courtesy: Alaska Airlines.

Alaska Airlines inaugurates new service from Seattle to New York City’s John F. Kennedy International Airport tonight, offering double miles* for Alaska Airline Mileage Plan™ members for a limited time. Customers must travel between Sept. 16 and Oct. 28, 2015, to take advantage of the double miles offer.

“Our new non-stop service to JFK from Seattle provides our Pacific Northwest customers another travel option to the Big Apple,” said John Kirby, Alaska Airlines’ vice president of capacity planning. “JFK is the country’s busiest international gateway, and is a prime jumping off point for customers traveling to Europe and beyond with Alaska’s global Mileage Plan.”

Alaska has served the New York metropolitan area since 2002 and currently offers twice-daily flights to Newark Liberty International Airport from Seattle.

Start date City pair Departs Arrives Frequency
Sept. 16 Seattle – New York City (JFK) 9:35 p.m. 6:00 a.m. Daily
Sept. 17 New York City (JFK) – Seattle 7:15 a.m. 10:30 a.m. Daily

Flight times based on local times zones.

The airline is offering members of its Mileage Plan double miles on the new route from through Oct. 28, 2015. To qualify, travelers must be members of Alaska Airlines’ Mileage Plan and register at www.alaskaair.com/doublemiles. Customers who have not yet joined Mileage Plan can enroll at no cost online.

Alaska is operating the new flights with fuel-efficient, next generation Boeing 737 aircraft. Customers can enjoy free entertainment on their own devices and power at every seat, as well as Northwest-inspired food and beverages, such as Beecher’s Flagship cheese and exclusively blended Canoe Ridge wine.

Source: Alaska Airlines.

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