Explore more Hawaii from San Diego with Alaska Airlines

Alaska Airlines is bringing more Hawaii to its customers in San Diego with new nonstop flights between San Diego and Kona, on the Big Island of Hawaii. Starting March 5, 2015, the new flights will...

SEATTLE, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Alaska Airlines is bringing more Hawaii to its customers in San Diego with new nonstop flights between San Diego and Kona, on the Big Island of Hawaii. Starting March 5, 2015, the new flights will operate three times weekly.

Alaska is offering an introductory fare of $219 one way for tickets purchased by Oct. 28 and used between March 5 and June 6, 2015.*

Known for industry-leading customer satisfaction and innovative technologies that make travel easier, Alaska has grown its service from San Diego, adding flights to Boise, Boston, Fresno, Honolulu, Kahului (Maui), Lihue (Kauai), Mammoth Lakes, Monterey, Salt Lake City, Santa Rosa, Orlando and Puerto Vallarta.

"We're growing and adding flights in important West Coast markets to give our customers more opportunities to explore the great places we fly," said Joe Sprague, the airline's senior VP of communications and external relations. "We are thrilled to bring the white sand beaches, black lava fields and unique Polynesian culture of Kona and Hawaii's Big Island to our San Diego customers."

Summary of new service:

Start date

City pair




March 5

San Diego-Kona

5:55 p.m.

10:10 p.m.

Mon, Thurs, Sat**

March 5

Kona-San Diego

9:00 a.m.

4:25 p.m.

Mon, Thurs, Sat**

Flight times based on local time zones.
**Only Monday and Thursday flights are included in this introductory fare sale.

The carrier has 74 weekly, peak-season flights to/from Kona and Anchorage, Alaska, Seattle, Washington, Portland, Oregon; and San Diego, Oakland and San Jose, California.

To book, visit www.alaskaair.com or call 1-800-ALASKAAIR (800-252-7522 or Hearing & Speech Impaired (TTY): Dial 711 for Relay Services).

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 www.alaskaair.com . For more news and information, visit the Alaska Airlines/Horizon Air Newsroom at www.alaskaair.com/newsroom.

*General terms and conditions for the introductory fares: Fares include all taxes and fees. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights or all days. A ticket purchased at an Alaska Airlines airport location or through a reservation call center will cost $15 more per person than the advertised fare. Tickets are nonrefundable. Applicable fare and tax differences apply to any changes made after ticketing. A $125 (USD) change fee per person applies to any changes made within 60-days of ticketed travel. All fares, taxes and fees shown are based on one-way travel. Additional U.S. taxes may apply to itineraries involving a U.S. stopover lasting more than 12 hours. Bag fees apply for checked baggage. See checked baggage policy at www.alaskaair.com for more details. Fares are subject to change without notice. Other restrictions —blackout dates, day of week restrictions, schedule availability, change fees and advance purchase requirements — may apply. Visit www.alaskaair.com or call Alaska Airlines' Reservations at 1-800-252-7522 for complete fare rules and fees.

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SOURCE Alaska Airlines