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Alaska Airlines Introduces Boston-Seattle Service With $149 Fares
3/27/2002 10:10 a.m. (PT)

SEATTLE -- Alaska Airlines is celebrating its new service between Boston and Seattle with introductory fares as low as $149 each way.

The service, which begins April 4, will provide daily non-stop service between the two cities.

The $149 fares are each way, based on roundtrip purchase, for travel on select days. Fares to Seattle are also available on codeshare flights operated by American Airlines. Tickets must be purchased by April 11 and travel completed by August 3.

Scheduled flight times from Boston to Seattle are:

Alaska Flight 15
 Departs Boston     5:50 p.m.     Arrives Seattle     9:15 p.m.

Alaska Flight 1551*
 Departs Boston     8:45 a.m.     Arrives Seattle     12:04 p.m.

Scheduled flight times from Seattle to Boston are:

Alaska Flight 12
 Departs Seattle     8:35 a.m.     Arrives Boston     5 p.m.

Alaska Flight 1529*
 Departs Seattle     12:55 p.m.     Arrives Boston     9:17 p.m.

*operated by American Airlines

Alaska Airlines, with its 70-year history of award-winning service, was voted "World's Best Domestic Airline" by readers of Travel+Leisure magazine.

In conjunction with the start of service, members of Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan can earn double miles for travel between Boston and Seattle through June 15. Mileage Plan enrollment is available on-line at alaskaair.com. Members of Alaska's travel partners programs, American Airlines, British Airways, Continental Airlines and Northwest/KLM can earn standard mileage in their programs.

Fares are valid for travel from Monday through Thursday. A seven-day advanced purchase is required, plus either a Friday or Saturday-night stay.

Fares do not include airport passenger-facility charges of up to $18, the federal segment tax of $3.00 per takeoff and landing or the September 11th Security Fee of $2.50 per enplanement, up to $10. All tickets are non-refundable, but may be changed for a $50 change fee, plus any applicable changes in fare. Seats are limited and may not be available on all days or flights. All fares are subject to change without notice, and other restrictions may apply.

Double Miles between Boston and Seattle are valid for Mileage Plan members on flights operated by Alaska Airlines. Flights must be flown by June 15 and credited to Mileage Plan. Other restrictions apply.

Alaska Airlines became the first North American carrier to sell tickets online in 1995, and in 1999 was the first carrier in the world to allow customers to check in for flights online via the Internet. Together with regional carrier Horizon Air, Alaska provides connections from Seattle to more than 70 cities in Alaska, the West Coast, Western Canada and Mexico. For reservations go to www.alaskaair.com, call Alaska's toll-free reservations line at 1-800-ALASKAAIR (1-800-252-7522) or call your travel agent.

For more news and information, visit the Alaska Airlines Newsroom on the Internet at http://newsroom.alaskaair.com.
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