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New Flight Routes from Coast to Coast

Alaska Airlines is introducing new nonstop routes from San Diego, California to the East Coast and Pacific Northwest starting this June.

By Amanda Christensen

Alaska Airlines is extending its flight options to and from the Golden State with new daily nonstop flights between San Diego and Washington D.C.’s Dulles International Airport; Tampa, Florida’s Tampa International Airport; and Eugene, Oregon’s Eugene Airport. Service to Washington D.C. and Eugene begin on June 15, and flights to Tampa will take off on Oct. 5.

Alaska Airlines passenger plane

“Our guests in San Diego asked for more nonstops to the East Coast and we’re excited to add service to both the nation’s capital and to Florida’s vibrant Gulf Coast,” says Neil Thwaits, regional vice president of California for Alaska Airlines, in a prepared statement.

These new additions will bring the Seattle-based airline to 35 total nonstop destinations out of San Diego, adding to the over 330 peak day flights operated by Alaska Airlines in California. The airline also offers a special Flight Pass for California residents, a pay-by-month subscription service for flights throughout the state and to Las Vegas, Salt Lake City, and Phoenix.

Dulles International Airport in Washington D.C.

Those in First and Premium Class will be provided early boarding and spacious legroom on-flight. First Class ticketholders will be able to choose from a seasonal menu of complimentary hot meals boasting true West Coast flavors alongside a list of varied beverage choices. Premium cocktails, hand-selected wines, and local beers will be available for Premium Class ticketholders.

Plane landing at Tampa International Airport

“The announcement of new destinations on Alaska Airlines is a great way to start the year,” says Kimberly Becker, president and CEO of San Diego Regional Airport Authority, in a prepared statement. “Our community benefits from the addition of flights to the East Coast and Pacific Northwest. We thank Alaska Airlines for the addition of these routes and their continued partnership at SAN.”

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