SEATTLE, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Customers can now book travel on Alaska Airlines new nonstop flights from Portland, Ore., to Los Cabos and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Pending approval by the Mexico Direccion General de Aeronautica Civil (DGAC), the airline plans to begin seasonal service between Portland and Los Cabos from Nov. 3 through April 27, 2015, and between Portland and Puerto Vallarta from Nov. 4 through April 26, 2015.
Alaska is offering introductory fares of $176 one way from Portland to Los Cabos, and $186 one way from Portland to Puerto Vallarta, on tickets purchased by July 14, for travel from the service start date through Feb 10, 2015*.
“We’re happy to expand our longtime flying to Mexico with new flights to these two popular leisure resorts for our Portland travelers, who can take advantage of our award-winning service and low fares for their travel adventures,” said Joe Sprague, Alaska Airlines’ senior vice president of communications and external relations.
Summary of new seasonal service:
|Start date||City pair||Departs||Arrives||Frequency|
|Nov. 3||Portland-Los Cabos||11:25 a.m.||4:20 p.m.**||Mon, Wed, Thurs, Sat|
|Nov. 3||Los Cabos-Portland||5:15 p.m.**||8:35 p.m.||Mon, Wed, Thurs, Sat|
|Nov. 4||Portland-Puerto Vallarta||10:15 a.m.||4:40 p.m.**||Tues, Fri, Sun|
|Nov. 4||Puerto Vallarta-Portland||5:40 p.m.**||8:35 p.m.||Tues, Fri, Sun|
**Between March 8 and April 4, flights arrive and depart one hour earlier due to daylight saving time. All times are based on local time zones.
Alaska Airlines began flying to Mexico a quarter century ago and operates 240 flights a week during the winter between the West Coast and Mexico—more than any other carrier. Alaska flies an average of 1.5 million passengers a year to six Mexico beach destinations—Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo, Loreto, Los Cabos, Manzanillo, Mazatlan and Puerto Vallarta—in addition to Guadalajara and Mexico City. Alaska also will begin flights between Seattle and Cancun on Nov. 6.
The new flights between Portland and Mexico will be operated with Boeing 737 aircraft.
To book, visit www.alaskaair.com or call 1-800-ALASKAAIR (800-252-7522 or Hearing & Speech Impaired (TTY): Dial 711 for Relay Services).
Alaska Airlines, a subsidiary of Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK), together with its partner regional airlines, serves nearly 100 cities through an expansive network in Alaska, the Lower 48, Hawaii, Canada and Mexico. Alaska Airlines has ranked “Highest in Customer Satisfaction Among Traditional Network Carriers” in the J.D. Power North America Airline Satisfaction StudySM for seven consecutive years from 2008 to 2014. Alaska Airlines’ Mileage Plan also ranked highest in the 2014 Airline Loyalty/Rewards Program Satisfaction Report. For reservations, visit www.alaskaair.com. For more news and information, visit the Alaska Airlines Newsroom at www.alaskaair.com/newsroom.
*General terms and conditions for the introductory fares: Fares include all taxes and fees. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights or all days. A ticket purchased at an Alaska Airlines airport location or through a reservation call center will cost $15 more per person than the advertised fare. Tickets are nonrefundable. Applicable fare and tax differences apply to any changes made after ticketing. A $125 (USD) change fee per person applies to any changes made within 60-days of ticketed travel. All fares, taxes and fees shown are based on one-way travel. Additional U.S. taxes may apply to itineraries involving a U.S. stopover lasting more than 12 hours. Bag fees apply for checked baggage. See checked baggage policy at www.alaskaair.com for more details. Fares are subject to change without notice. Other restrictions — blackout dates, day of week restrictions, schedule availability, change fees and advance purchase requirements — may apply. Visit www.alaskaair.com or call Alaska Airlines’ Reservations at 1-800-252-7522 for complete fare rules and fees.
SOURCE Alaska Airlines