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Alaska Airlines is coming to Miami with nonstop flights to Seattle

Alaska Airlines has announced that it is coming to Miami, Florida with nonstop flights from Seattle.

Starting 16th June 2022, Alaska Airlines will operate daily nonstop flights between Seattle Tacoma International Airport and Miami International Airport. Miami also happens to be the airline’s 100 nonstop destination from Seattle. The flights will run with the following schedule:

  • Seattle-Miami
  • Departure time: 07:15
  • Arrival time: 16:15
  • Flight time: 6 hours
  • Flight number: AS305
  • Frequency: Daily
  • Seattle-Miami
  • Departure time: 17:40
  • Arrival time: 21:10
  • Flight time: 6 hours and 30 minutes
  • Flight number: AS728
  • Frequency: Daily

The flights will be operated by a Boeing B737-900 featuring 16 First Class seats, 24 Premium Class seats and 138 Standard Economy Class seats.

Alaska Airlines last served Miami between December 2004 and July 2012. Alaska joins Spirit, JetBlue and Southwest to launch flights to Miami after the COVID-19 pandemic.

Brett Catlin, Vice President of Network and Alliances, Alaska Airlines, said:

We’ve landed on a perfect location for our 100thnonstop from our home airport in Seattle. Miami is a cultural hub for travelers around the world with its incredible nightlife, art, music, architecture and food. With our new daily nonstop launching in June, we’ll be connecting two cruise capitals just in time for summer while teeing up easy fall getaways to South Florida, the Caribbeanand beyond.

Lance Lyttle, Managing Director, Seattle Tacoma International Airport, said:

Congratulations to Alaska Airlines and their team for reaching this century milestone for nonstops out of SEA. This is a great example of how SEA continues to serve the traveling public as one of the best connected airports in the country, both domestically and internationally. Alaska has been a major partner in that vision.

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Alaska Airlines’ passengers can connect easily via Miami to the Caribbean and Latin America as the Floridian city is a a large hub, including for several of Alaska’s fellow oneworld alliance members.

Daniella Levine Cava, Miami-Dade County Mayor, said:

We greatly look forward to welcoming Alaska Airlines back to Miami-Dade County for the first time in 10 years. Their daily flights will give our residents another attractive travel option to Seattle, the Pacific Northwest and connections to the beautiful state of Alaska.

Ralph Cutié, Director and CEO, Miami International Airport, said:

It will be an honor to once again have America’s fifth-busiest airline providing Seattle service at MIA. We appreciate Alaska Airlines’ decision to add Miami to its Florida network and make us their 100th nonstop destination from Seattle.

This summer, Alaska will serve the two major airports in South Florida with the addition of Miami. The airline has operated daily nonstop flights between Seattle Tacoma International Airport and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport since 2012, and next summer, Alaska will operate twice-daily flights to Fort Lauderdale. In addition to Seattle flights, the airline also operates seasonal winter flights from Fort Lauderdale to Los Angeles, Portland, San Diego and San Francisco.

Meanwhile, Alaska Airlines has introduced boxed water cartons and has eliminated the use of plastic water bottles.

Featured image by Alaska Airlines

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