Alaska Airlines expands from the US West Coast

Alaska Airlines San Jose Tuscon

San Jose Airport celebrated the start of Alaska Airlines’ new service to Tucson on 28 August. On the same day the airline also began services to Austin from the Californian airport. Flights to both destinations will be flown daily.

  • Alaska Airlines expanded its operations from four US West Coast airports this week, with six new routes being launched from Portland (PDX), San Diego (SAN), San Jose (SJC) and Seattle-Tacoma (SEA) to destinations in Arizona, Nebraska and Texas. Of the sectors inaugurated by the carrier this week, four of them will face direct competition from Southwest Airlines, while the link from San Diego to Austin (AUS) will also face Frontier Airlines which offers three weekly flights on the route. The average sector length of Alaska Airlines’ new airport pairs is 2,133 kilometres.  
Launched From To Aircraft (WF) Competition
27-Aug Portland (PDX) Dallas Love Field (DAL) E175 (7) Southwest Airlines (7)
San Diego (SAN) Austin (AUS) Southwest Airlines (13), Frontier Airlines (3)
Seattle-Tacoma (SEA) Dallas Love Field (DAL) EQV (14) Southwest Airlines (7)
28-Aug San Diego (SAN) Omaha (OMA) E175 (7)  
San Jose (SJC) Austin (AUS) Southwest Airlines (13)
Tucson (TUS)  
Source: OAG Schedules Analyser data for w/c 29 August 2017. WF = Weekly Frequency.

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