Alaska Airlines Grows Seattle with Daily Flights to Albuquerque

Alaska Airlines started daily nonstop service between Seattle and Albuquerque, the multi-cultural metropolis of the Southwest. "Albuquerque's rich history and year-round sunshine provide endless...

SEATTLE, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Alaska Airlines started daily nonstop service between Seattle and Albuquerque, the multi-cultural metropolis of the Southwest.

"Albuquerque's rich history and year-round sunshine provide endless adventure for leisure and business travelers alike," said Joe Sprague, senior vice president of communications and external relations for Alaska Airlines. "This new route further builds on the strength of our Seattle hub from where we serve three times more cities than any other carrier."

One-way introductory fares between Seattle and Albuquerque start as low as $129, with a bonus offer of double miles.* Tickets must be purchased by Sept. 24 for travel between Oct. 21 and Nov. 19. To book, and for complete fare rules, visit or call 1-800-ALASKAAIR (800-252-7522 or Hearing & Speech Impaired (TTY): Dial 711 for Relay Services).

Summary of new service:

Start date

City pair




Sept. 18


10:55 a.m.

2:50 p.m.


Sept. 18


3:45 p.m.

5:45 p.m.


Flight times based on local time zones.

"Having a customer satisfaction leader in the industry like Alaska Airlines serve our city is a tremendous win for the Duke City," said Albuquerque Mayor Richard J. Berry. "This new service also opens Alaska Airlines' vast network of destinations to travelers from the Sunport and enables their customers to experience the true charm and hospitality of New Mexico."

Since June, Alaska Airlines has launched five new cities from its Seattle hub. With the new flights, Alaska will offer 268 peak-day departures nonstop to 79 destinations from Seattle.

Summary of new daily service:

  • SeattleNew Orleans: started June 12
  • SeattleTampa: started June 20
  • SeattleBaltimore: started Sept. 2
  • SeattleDetroit: started Sept. 4
  • SeattleCancun: starting Nov. 6

Alaska Airlines, a subsidiary of Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK), together with its partner regional airlines, serve more than 100 cities through an expansive network in Alaska, the Lower 48, Hawaii, Canada and Mexico. Alaska Airlines ranked "Highest in Customer Satisfaction Among Traditional Carriers" in the J.D. Power North American Airline Satisfaction Study for seven consecutive years from 2008 to 2014. Alaska Airlines' Mileage Plan also ranked highest in the J.D. Power 2014 Airline Loyalty/Rewards Program Satisfaction Report. For reservations, visit . For more news and information, visit the Alaska Airlines/Horizon Air Newsroom at

*Terms and conditions for fare sale: Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights or all days. Some markets may not operate daily service. Fares are nonrefundable, are priced in U.S. dollars, and include all applicable taxes, fees and charges based on one-way travel. A ticket purchased at an Alaska Airlines airport location or through one of our reservation call centers will cost $15 more per person than the advertised fare. Differences in fare and taxes, fees and charges apply to any changes made after ticketing. A $125 (USD) change fee per person applies to changes made within 60 days of ticketed travel. Other restrictions — such as day of week, blackout dates and advance purchase requirements — may apply. Additional U.S. taxes may apply to itineraries involving more than one stopover or a stopover lasting more than 12 hours. Bag fees apply for checked baggage. See or call Alaska Airlines reservations at 1-800-ALASKAAIR for complete fare rules, checked baggage policies and more information.


SOURCE Alaska Airlines