Alaska Airlines’ latest move to bulk up its Seattle
to San Francisco
route means the city-pair will be flooded with 135 daily weekday flights among
three carriers starting in July.
will add two daily weekday flights to its existing eight on the route starting
The Seattle-based carrier is the latest carrier to add to
its schedule on the city pair.
Virgin America is also adding four flights to its existing
six frequencies effective 26 June.
Meanwhile, United Airlines offers seven daily nonstops between the cities, schedules in Innovata show.
Alaska’s latest flights
follow the airline’s 27 April launch of its California
focused schedule: flights departing on the hour or on the half-hour on routes
between Seattle and six California markets.
Alaska flies 157-seat
Boeing 737-800s between Seattle and San Francisco and Virgin
America uses a 149-seat Airbus A320s on the route, according to Innovata.