Alaska Airlines’ first operations from Everett Paine Field
Alaska Airlines initiated operations from Everett Paine Field on 4 March, launching its first three routes to Las Vegas, Phoenix and Portland. Pictured cutting the ribbon alongside some of the airline’s crew were Gary Beck, President & CEO, Horizon Air, and Andrew Harrison, EVP & CCO, Alaska Airlines. A further five routes are to be launched from the airport over the coming days, namely Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego, San Francisco and San Jose.
- Alaska Airlines launched its initial operations from Everett Paine Field (PAE) on 4 March, the day in which it began services to Las Vegas (LAS), Phoenix (PHX) and Portland (PDX). The 1,440- and 1,823-kilometre links to Las Vegas and Phoenix will be flown daily, while the 259-kilometre hop to Portland will grow from a singular rotation to a four times daily operation, a frequency which will be in full force from 11 March, based on OAG schedules. Along with these three routes, the carrier plans to add services to Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego, San Francisco and San Jose in the coming days, with the carrier planning a schedule of 18 daily departures from the US’ newest airport from 12 March. The initial schedule indicates that five aircraft will night-stop at the facility. A second carrier will begin services from Everett Paine Field on 31 March, with United Airlines adding services from Denver and San Francisco.