This week has seen Alaska Airlines announce new Summer 2024 routes from Anchorage direct to both New York and San Diego.
This article will cover the details surrounding Alaska Airlines adding New York and San Diego to its destination list from Anchorage.
Alaska Airlines Adds New York & San Diego from Anchorage
During the upcoming Summer 2024 season, Alaska Airlines has announced that they will be starting new non-stop services to both New York’s JFK Airport and San Diego from its home base in Anchorage.
Flights to New York JFK will be inaugurated on June 13, 2024, and run through till August 19, 2024, departing Anchorage at 8:00 p.m. and arriving in JFK at 7:05 a.m. the following morning. The return service will leave JFK at 9:45 a.m. and arrive back in Anchorage at 1:30 p.m. This service will be operated daily and will be served by Alaska Airlines’ new Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft.
Flights to San Diego will be integrated on May 18, 2024, and run through till August 17, 2024, departing Anchorage at 2:50 p.m. and arriving in San Diego at 9:10 p.m. The return service will leave San Diego at 9:00 a.m. the following morning and arrive back in Anchorage at 1:45 p.m. This service will be operated once per week every Saturday.
Commenting on Alaska Airlines’ latest announcement, Jillian Simpson, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Alaska Travel Industry Association (ATIA) says, “We’re eager to welcome guests to our great state from the city that never sleeps to the land of the midnight sun on Alaska’s new nonstop flight.”
“Summer is an incredible time to visit Alaska with our warm, long days. There’s so much to do in Anchorage and in the smaller towns nearby, mapping out your itinerary might be the toughest thing you do before heading west.”
Adding to Simpson’s comments, Marilyn Romano, Alaska Airlines’ Regional Vice President, adds, “Alaskans love nonstop flights to and from the state. We like having great travel options and adding places such as New York and San Diego definitely fit the bill.”
“During our peak summer days, we’ll have a robust flight schedule of 63 departures a day from Anchorage.”
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