SEATTLE, July 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Alaska Airlines will inaugurate thrice-weekly service between San Jose, Calif., and Los Cabos, Mexico, starting Nov. 20, 2010, subject to government approval. The nonstop flight will operate on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays.
“With its pristine beaches, great restaurants and world-class hotels, Los Cabos will be a welcome getaway this winter for our Bay Area customers,” said Joe Sprague, Alaska Airlines’ vice president of marketing. “We are pleased to offer more service to Mexico, along with the new Hawaii service we’ve recently added from San Jose and Oakland.”
Summary of new service:
Start Date City Pair Departs Arrives Frequency
San Jose-Los Wed, Sat,
Nov 20 Cabos 10:30 a.m. 2:30 p.m. Sun
Los Cabos-San Wed, Sat,
Nov 20 Jose 3:20 p.m. 5:35 p.m. Sun
Times are based on local time zones.
The new flights will be operated with Boeing 737-700 aircraft, accommodating 12 passengers in first class and 112 in the main cabin. Alaska Airlines Vacations offers a full line of vacation packages for travel to Mexico. Packages include air transportation, hotel accommodations, ground transportation and tours. For more information about Alaska Airlines Vacations, visit www.alaskaair.com/vacations.
Alaska Airlines introduced service to Mexico in 1988 and flies an average of 1 million passengers annually between the U.S. West Coast and Mexico. Alaska and Horizon Air provide service to seven Mexico beach destinations: Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo, La Paz, Loreto, Los Cabos, Manzanillo, Mazatlan and Puerto Vallarta, in addition to flights to Guadalajara and Mexico City.
Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air, subsidiaries of Alaska Air Group, together serve more than 90 cities through an expansive network in Alaska, the Lower 48, Hawaii, Canada and Mexico. Alaska Airlines ranked “Highest in Customer Satisfaction Among Traditional Network Carriers” in the J.D. Power and Associates 2008, 2009 and 2010 North America Airline Satisfaction Studies (SM). For reservations, visit alaskaair.com. For more news and information, visit the Alaska Airlines/Horizon Air Newsroom at www.alaskaair.com/newsroom.