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April 5, 2017

Alaska Airlines Announces Three New Transcon Routes

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Alaska Airlines has announced route expansion by adding three new transcontinental routes, utilizing both their own aircraft, and that of 2016-acquired Virgin America.

The new routes will launch between August and November of this year. Portland, Oregon will add routes to Detroit and New York’s JFK using Alaska’s Boeing 737 aircraft, while a Los Angeles-Philadelphia route will be served by Virgin America’s A320-family aircraft. Alaska’s Portland-JFK flight will be in addition to the Portland-Newark route already served by the airline. This will be Virgin’s second foray operating LAX-PHL after previously operating the route from 2012-2014.

(flight times based on local time zones)

 

 

Start Date City Pair Departs Arrives Aircraft Frequency
August 30 Portland (PDX) – Detroit (DTW) 10:30pm 5:30am Boeing 737 Daily
August 31 DTW-PDX 7:00am 8:45am Boeing 737 Daily
September 1 LAX-PHL 8:45pm 5:00am Airbus 320 Family Daily
September 2 PHL-LAX 6:30am 9:26am Airbus 320 Family Daily
November 6 PDX-JFK 11:05pm 7:30am Boeing 737 Daily
November 7 JFK-PDX 9:30am 12:55pm Boeing 737 Daily

 



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