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Alaska Airlines seeks to add nonstop Seattle-Cancun service

8 April 2014

Alaska Airlines said it has submitted its application to begin seasonal nonstop service between Seattle and Cancun, Mexico.

Pending approval by the US Department of Transportation and the Mexico Direccion General de Aeronautica Civil, the airline plans to begin its daily service to Cancun on Nov. 6.

“As Seattle´s leading airline, we´re committed to offering the most nonstop service to the popular destinations our customers want to explore, including leisure hotspots like Cancun,” said Joe Sprague, vice president of marketing. “Customers taking Alaska Airlines´ flight to Cancun will enjoy our award-winning service and low fares.”

When approved, the Seattle-Cancun route will be operated with Boeing 737 aircraft. Flight times and introductory fares will be available on after the DOT approves the request, which takes up to four weeks.

Alaska Airlines, a subsidiary of Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK), together with its partner regional airlines, serves nearly 100 cities through an expansive network in Alaska, the Lower 48, Hawaii, Canada and Mexico. For reservations, visit


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