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Posted on: January 7, 2011

[ARCHIVED] Alaska Airlines Begins Bellingham-Honolulu Flights

ALASKA AIRLINES BEGINS BELLINGHAM-HONOLULU SERVICE
$149* one-way fares available for a limited time


SEATTLE - Alaska Airlines inaugurates nonstop service today between Bellingham, Wash., and Honolulu. The daily flights provide a convenient alternative airport for travelers in northwestern Washington and southern British Columbia.

"With roots in the Pacific Northwest spanning many decades, we're delighted to kick off Bellingham's first-ever nonstop service to Hawaii," said Joe Sprague, Alaska Airlines' vice president of marketing. "Our new Honolulu flights offer travelers north of Seattle and the Lower Mainland of British Columbia great, low fares and easy access to some of Hawaii's most popular beaches."

Summary of new service:
Date City pair Departs Arrives Frequency
Jan 7 Bellingham-Honolulu 5:20 p.m. 9:40 p.m. Daily
Jan 7 Honolulu-Bellingham 10:30 p.m. 6:10 a.m. Daily
All times are based on local time zones.

Alaska Airlines is offering introductory $149* one-way fares for tickets purchased by Jan. 18 for travel from Bellingham to Honolulu (southbound) between Feb. 14 and June 9, 2011, and for travel from Honolulu to Bellingham (northbound) between Jan. 10 and June 9. Flights are available for booking today at www.alaskaair.com or by calling 1-800-ALASKAAIR (1-800-252-7522 or TTY/TDD line 1-800-392-0228).

In addition to the introductory fare sale, Alaska Airlines Vacations is offering complete packages, including airfare, hotel, transportation and tours starting at $495* per person. Visit www.alaskaair.com/vacations or call 1-800-468-2248 for complete terms and conditions.

"Our community is eager to enjoy these nonstop flights to Hawaii," said Michael McAuley, president of the Port of Bellingham. "The port is pleased that Alaska Airlines is providing more destinations, visitors and business opportunities to Whatcom County."

Alaska Airlines currently flies between Bellingham and Las Vegas, while its sister carrier, Horizon Air, offers five daily flights between Bellingham and Seattle.

Alaska and Horizon customers receive a variety of amenities at no extra charge. These include online reservations, advance seat selection, and complimentary inflight water, soft drinks, coffee and tea. On Hawaii flights, customers are also offered a complimentary Mai Tai, a passion-orange-guava blend juice, Mauna Loa macadamia nuts and "Hula Blend" coffee, custom designed for Alaska Airlines by Seattle's Best Coffee.

The new Bellingham-Honolulu flights will be operated with Boeing 737-800 aircraft, accommodating 16 passengers in first class and 141 in the main cabin. Inflight service includes exotic Hawaiian-themed meals-for-purchase in the main cabin for $6 or $7, complimentary meal service in first class and Alaska Airlines' digEplayer, a personal entertainment system offering a variety of movies, television shows, music and other features.

Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air, subsidiaries of Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK), together serve more than 90 cities through an expansive network in Alaska, the Lower 48, Hawaii, Canada and Mexico. Alaska Airlines ranked "Highest in Customer Satisfaction Among Traditional Network Carriers" in the J.D. Power and Associates 2008, 2009 and 2010 North America Airline Satisfaction StudiesSM. For reservations, visit alaskaair.com. For more news and information, visit the Alaska Airlines/Horizon Air Newsroom at alaskaair.com/newsroom.

* General terms and conditions: 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. Travelers are responsible for the following taxes and fees, as applicable: Airport Passenger Facility Charges of up to $9 (amount depends on itinerary), Federal Segment Tax of $3.70 per segment (takeoff and landing), September 11 Security Fee of $2.50 per enplanement. All taxes and fees shown are based on one-way travel and may be doubled if traveling roundtrip. Tickets are nonrefundable. A $20 baggage fee will apply for each of the first three bags. Other restrictions, such as fare rules and blackout dates may apply. See alaskaair.com or call Alaska Airlines reservations at 1-1-800-252-7522 for more information.


* Vacations terms and conditions: The Alaska Airlines Vacations package is valid from Bellingham to Honolulu. Package price shown is per person and is based on double occupancy. The package must be purchased by Jan. 18, for travel between Feb. 14 and June 9, 2011. Travel is valid on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday only. Price includes round-trip airfare and three nights' accommodations at the OHANA Waikiki West. Travel is valid on nonstop flights only. Other hotels and lengths of stay are available. Package prices are based on availability and may not be available on all days. Prices, rules, taxes and fees are subject to change without notice. Additional taxes and fees apply to the air travel portion of the Vacations package price quoted above*. All terms and conditions of Alaska Airlines Vacations apply.

For More Information
Bobbie Egan -or- Carolyn Casey Alaska Airlines Port of Bellingham
(206) 392-5134 (360) 676-2500

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