Alaska Airlines inaugurates new Tampa to San Francisco

Alaska Airlines inaugurates new Tampa to San Francisco

Celebrating the launch of Alaska Airlines from Tampa to San Francisco is Maria Cook, Tampa International Airport’s Events Manager, and Sheila Welsh, Alaska Airlines’ Station Supervisor at Tampa.

Alaska Airlines began Tampa to San Francisco on 21 November, one of five routes the airport inaugurated since 19 November.

Operating twice-weekly using B737-900ERs, Alaska’s new service joins Los Angeles, which also began the same day, and Seattle.

To date, its San Francisco service is operated by aircraft that flew overnight from Seattle, arriving in Florida at 0729.  Its flight to California then leaves at 0900.

Tampa – San Francisco started in 2017 and by 2019 had over 171,000 non-stop seats, OAG data shows.  United as the sole operator with a typical seven-weekly service, but rising up to 14-weekly at particular times.

In the week Alaska began, United is offering a four-weekly service.


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