Alaska Airlines Begins Bellingham-Honolulu Service
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 is offering introductory $149 one-way fares for tickets purchased by January 18, 2011 for travel from Bellingham to Honolulu (southbound) between February 14, 2011 and June 9, 2011, and for travel from Honolulu to Bellingham (northbound) between January 10, 2011 and June 9, 2011.
Alaska and Horizon customers receive a variety of amenities at no extra charge. Alaska Airlines currently flies between Bellingham and Las Vegas, while its sister carrier, Horizon Air, offers five daily flights between Bellingham and Seattle.
Joe Sprague, vice president of marketing at Alaska Airlines, said: â€œWith roots in the Pacific Northwest spanning many decades, we're delighted to kick off Bellingham's first-ever nonstop service to Hawaii. 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.â€
Michael McAuley, president of the Port of Bellingham, said: â€œOur community is eager to enjoy these nonstop flights to Hawaii. The port is pleased that Alaska Airlines is providing more destinations, visitors and business opportunities to Whatcom County.â€
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