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Alaska Airlines Introduces Service from Seattle to New Orleans, Tampa and Detroit

Great intro fares and Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan members can earn double miles
2/11/2014 5:00 a.m.

SEATTLE — Alaska Airlines is bringing nonstop daily service from Seattle to New Orleans and Tampa, Fla., starting June 12 and June 20, respectively, and to Detroit starting Sept. 4.

"Alaska Airlines is thrilled to give our customers nonstop service to New Orleans, Tampa and Detroit from our Seattle hub," said Joe Sprague, vice president of marketing. "This provides even more nonstop flights to the places Seattle needs to go, and further strengthens our growing U.S. route network."

Summary of new service:

Seattle-New Orleans
Start Date City Pair Departs Arrives Frequency
June 12 Seattle-New Orleans 10:15 a.m. 5:00 p.m. Daily
June 12 New Orleans-Seattle 5:55 p.m. 8:50 p.m. Daily

Seattle-Tampa, Fla.

Start Date City Pair Departs Arrives Frequency
June 20 Seattle-Tampa 8:50 a.m. 5:30 p.m. Daily
June 20 Tampa-Seattle 6:30 p.m. 9:25 p.m. Daily


Start Date City Pair Departs Arrives Frequency
Sept. 4 Seattle-Detroit 9:05 a.m. 4:14 p.m. Daily
Sept. 4 Detroit-Seattle 5:20 p.m. 6:55 p.m. Daily

All times based on local time zones

Introductory fares for the new Seattle flights start at $149* one-way. Tickets must be purchased by Feb. 26 and travel completed between June 12 and Nov. 19 for Seattle -New Orleans flights, between June 20 and Nov. 10 for Seattle-Tampa, and between Sept. 4 and Nov. 19, 2014, for Seattle-Detroit. For complete fare rules—including blackout dates and advance purchase requirements—visit or call 1-800-ALASKAAIR (1-800-252-7522 or TTY/TDD line 1-800-392-0228).

Alaska Airlines is offering members of its Mileage Plan™ double miles on flights between Seattle and New Orleans and Seattle and Tampa, and double elite-qualifying miles for flights between Seattle and Detroit. To qualify, travelers must be members of Alaska Airlines' Mileage Plan and register at Customers who have not yet joined Mileage Plan can enroll at no cost online. For more information and complete double mile rules*, visit

The routes will be operated with Boeing 737 aircraft. Alaska Airlines flies to more destinations from Seattle than any other carrier, including 21 cities east of the Rocky Mountains.

Alaska Airlines, a subsidiary of Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK), together with its partner regional airlines, serves nearly 100 cities through an expansive network in Alaska, the Lower 48, Hawaii, Canada and Mexico. Alaska Airlines has ranked "Highest in Customer Satisfaction Among Traditional Network Carriers" in the J.D. Power and Associates North America Airline Satisfaction StudySM for six consecutive years from 2008 to 2013. For reservations, visit For more news and information, visit the Alaska Airlines Newsroom at

* General terms and conditions: Fares require a 14-day advance purchase, and are available on Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday only. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights or all days. Fares include all taxes and fees including the September 11 Security Fee. 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 but can be changed for a $125 change fee and any applicable changes in fare. A $25 baggage fee will apply for each of the first two checked bags. Additional bags and overweight or oversize items cost $75 each. For complete fare rules, visit

*Terms and conditions for double miles and double elite-qualifying miles offers: Registration is required in order to receive double miles and double elite-qualifying miles. For Seattle-New Orleans flights, register by April 15 and earn double miles between June 12 and Aug. 15, 2014. For Seattle-Tampa, register by April 15 and earn double miles between June 20 and Aug. 15, 2014. Double miles between Seattle and New Orleans or Seattle and Tampa will not count toward Mileage Plan elite status. For Seattle-Detroit, register by July 15 and earn double elite-qualify miles between Sept. 4 and Oct. 31, 2014. Double-elite qualifying miles for qualifying flights between Seattle and Detroit will count toward Mileage Plan elite status. Offer valid only on qualifying, paid, nonstop flights marketed and operated by Alaska Airlines. Flight miles must be credited to your Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan account in order to earn double elite-qualifying miles. This offer is not valid on free or award travel tickets. Please allow four to six weeks for miles to be credited to your Mileage Plan account. All terms and conditions of the Mileage Plan program apply. Offer subject to change without notice. Visit for complete details.