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SALT LAKE CITY — Alaska Airlines announced Thursday twice-daily nonstop flights between Salt Lake City and Seattle to begin in April.
Salt Lake is the largest market the airline does not serve out of Seattle and has been a highly requested destination among Alaska Airlines passengers for more than a decade, according to Andrew Harrison, Alaska Airlines' vice president of planning and revenue management.
- Departs: 7 a.m. MST
- Arrives: 9:59 a.m. PST
- Departs: 1:10 p.m. MST
- Arrives: 4:10 p.m. PST
Salt Lake City-Seattle, daily:
- Departs: 11 a.m. MST
- Arrives: 12:07 p.m. PST
- Departs: 5:10 p.m. MST
- Arrives: 6:17 p.m. PST
The airline serves 95 cities throughout the North America. Company executives and Salt Lake officials pointed to the two regions' similarities as one reason for the move.
"As regional outdoor recreation gateways, Salt Lake City and Seattle have much in common and I look forward to utilizing this great new connection with the Pacific Northwest and points beyond," Salt Lake Mayor Ralph Becker said.
The newly scheduled service will begin April 4 and comes as Frontier Airlines announced plans to suspend service between Provo and Denver, Colo. as of Jan. 7.