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Alaska Airlines to launch service between Seattle and San Luis Obispo, California

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Alaska Airlines will launch daily, nonstop service between Seattle and San Luis Obispo, California, on April 13, 2017. Located just south of the city of San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport serves travelers from as far north as Southern Monterey County and as far south as Northern Santa Barbara County.

“We are pleased to add nonstop service to San Luis Obispo, our 16th California city and a popular destination for our loyal customers,” said John Kirby, the airline’s vice president of capacity planning. “Whether visiting for business, sunshine, art or wine, our valued travelers will have easy access to the best SLO County and the entire Central Coast has to offer.”

Summary of new service:

City pair





8 a.m.

10:28 a.m.


San Luis Obispo

12 p.m.

2:35 p.m.


All times based on local time zones.

“The community welcomes Alaska Airlines and eagerly anticipates service to Seattle,” said Kevin Bumen, director of airports forSan Luis Obispo County. “This new route will provide a vital link between the Pacific Northwest and the Central Coast for business and tourism.”

The year-round service will be operated by SkyWest Airlines using Embraer E175 jets, featuring 12 seats in first class, 12 seats in Preferred Plus and 52 seats in the main cabin. The E175 boasts cabin dimensions on par with a 737. Onboard amenities include Wi-Fi Internet access, free and premium entertainment direct to customer devices, and in first class, 110 volt power at every seat. Food and beverage options will feature complimentary snacks and non-alcoholic beverages along with for-purchase items including hearty snack packs, Washington State wines and craft beers and spirits.

Tickets are available for purchase starting today at alaskaair.com.

Alaska Airlines, together with its regional partners, flies 32 million customers a year to more than 110 cities with an average of 970 daily flights throughout the United States, including Hawaii, Canada Costa Rica and Mexico. With Alaska’s 17 global airline partners, customers can earn and redeem miles to more than 800 destinations worldwide. Onboard, customers are invited to make the most of their flight with amenities like power outlets at every seat, streaming entertainment direct to your device, Wi-Fi and an inspired food and beverage selection featured on most flights. Alaska Airlines ranked “Highest in Customer Satisfaction Among Traditional Carriers in North America” in the J.D. Power North American Airline Satisfaction Study for nine consecutive years from 2008 to 2016. Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan also ranked “Highest in Customer Satisfaction with Airline Loyalty Rewards Programs” in the J.D. Power Airline Loyalty/Rewards Program Satisfaction Report for the last three consecutive years. Alaska Airlines is a subsidiary of Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK). Learn more on the airline’s newsroom, blog, alaskaair.com,@AlaskaAir, facebook.com/alaskaairlines and linkedin.com/company/alaska-airlines.

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