Aviation News

September 17, 2012

Alaska Airlines Launches Daily Seattle-San Antonio Flights

A clear day in Seattle allows distant Mt. Rainier to make an appearance behind an Alaska Airlines Boeing 737-700 (N626AS) approaching SeaTac. (Photo by Brandon Farris)

Alaska Airlines on Monday began daily service between its Seattle hub and San Antonio, Texas.

The central Texas city is Alaska’s fourth destination in the Lonestar State, joining Dallas/Fort Worth, Austin and Houston. It also marks Alaska’s 16th destination east of the Rocky Mountains.

Boeing 737-800 jets will operate the new route.

“San Antonio is the second-largest city in Texas and has a variety of great attractions for visitors, in addition to being a vibrant business community,” said Joe Sprague, Alaska Airlines’ vice president of marketing, in a statement. “We are pleased to bring our low fares and great customer service to our fourth destination in the Lone Star state.”


Flight 688
Departs Seattle (SEA): 12:30 pm
Arrives San Antonio (SAT): 6:35 pm

Flight 689
Departs San Antonio: 7:25 pm
Arrives Seattle: 9:55 pm

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