From the Wires
JetBlue to Give Alaska Customers a New Option With Debut of Anchorage - Seattle Route
- Daily nonstop service planned for summer -
By: PR Newswire
Nov. 16, 2012 09:37 AM
ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Nov. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq: JBLU) today announced plans to expand its schedule in Alaska with new nonstop service between Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport and Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. The award-winning airline plans to launch daily service for the summer season beginning May 16, 2013.
JetBlue already offers Alaska travellers the only nonstop service between Anchorage and Los Angeles's convenient Long Beach Airport with a daily summer service – and nationwide connections – that will resume May 16, 2013.
"Seattle is the top destination for Alaska customers and today we're proud to announce a new option for getting there," said Scott Laurence, JetBlue's vice president of network planning. "Since we made our debut in Anchorage in 2010, locals have scooped up JetBlue's low fares and asked for more flights to more cities. We're very excited to build on the success of our L.A. route with this new Sea-Tac service."
JetBlue's schedule between ANC and SEA:
JetBlue will offer travelers on its Anchorage flights a variety of uncommon perks including a first checked bag free (a), the most legroom in coach of any U.S. airline (based on average fleet-wide seat pitch), unlimited name brand snacks and drinks, as well as seatback entertainment including complimentary first-run movies from top Hollywood studios. All flights also include JetBlue's acclaimed customer service – at no extra charge.
Tickets for JetBlue's new Anchorage-Seattle service are expected to be available on www.jetblue.com sometime next month.
About JetBlue Airways
(a) Weight and size limits apply. Bag fee may apply to itineraries including flights operated or marketed by other airlines.
(b) Live satellite TV and radio programming is not available on flights outside the continental U.S.
SOURCE JetBlue Airways
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