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Explore more of Hawaii from San Diego with Alaska Airlines

Fly nonstop between San Diego and Kona, Hawaii starting at $219 one way*

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

SEATTLE (October 22, 2014) — Alaska Airlines is bringing more Hawaii to its customers in San Diego with new nonstop flights between San Diego International Airport and Kona, on the Big Island of Hawaii. Starting March 5, 2015, the new flights will operate three times weekly.  Alaska is offering an introductory fare of $219 one way for tickets purchased by Oct. 28 and used between March 5 and June 6, 2015.*

Alaska has grown its service from San Diego, adding flights to Boise, Boston, Fresno, Honolulu, Kahului (Maui), Lihue (Kauai), Mammoth Lakes, Monterey, Salt Lake City, Santa Rosa, Orlando and Puerto Vallarta.

“We’re growing and adding flights in important West Coast markets to give our customers more opportunities to explore the great places we fly,” said Joe Sprague, the airline’s senior VP of communications and external relations. “We are thrilled to bring the white sand beaches, black lava fields and unique Polynesian culture of Kona and Hawaii’s Big Island to our San Diego customers.”

“We’re delighted to see Alaska Airlines grow its presence here in San Diego with this new nonstop service to Kona, Hawaii,” said Thella F. Bowens, President/CEO of the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority. “Beginning in March, San Diegans will have more options to explore the beautiful wonders of Hawaii’s largest island.”

Summary of new service:

Start date City pair Departs Arrives Frequency
March 5 San Diego-Kona 5:55 p.m. 10:10 p.m. Mon, Thurs, Sat**
 March 5 Kona-San Diego 9:00 a.m. 4:25 p.m. Mon, Thurs, Sat**

Flight times based on local time zones. 
**Only Monday and Thursday flights are included in this introductory fare sale.

The carrier has 74 weekly, peak-season flights to/from Kona and Anchorage, Alaska, Seattle, Washington, Portland, Oregon; and San Diego, Oakland and San Jose, California.

To book, visit or call 1-800-ALASKAAIR (800-252-7522 or Hearing & Speech Impaired (TTY): Dial 711 for Relay Services).

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. Alaska Airlines has ranked “Highest in Customer Satisfaction Among Traditional Network Carriers” in the J.D. Power North America Airline Satisfaction StudySM for seven consecutive years from 2008 to 2014. Alaska Airlines’ Mileage Plan also ranked highest in the 2014 Airline Loyalty/Rewards Program Satisfaction Report. For reservations, visit For more news and information, visit the Alaska Airlines Newsroom at

*General terms and conditions for the introductory fares: Fares include all taxes and fees. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights or all days. A ticket purchased at an Alaska Airlines airport location or through a reservation call center will cost $15 more per person than the advertised fare. Tickets are nonrefundable. Applicable fare and tax differences apply to any changes made after ticketing. A $125 (USD) change fee per person applies to any changes made within 60-days of ticketed travel. All fares, taxes and fees shown are based on one-way travel. Additional U.S. taxes may apply to itineraries involving a U.S. stopover lasting more than 12 hours. Bag fees apply for checked baggage. See checked baggage policy at for more details. Fares are subject to change without notice. Other restrictions —blackout dates, day of week restrictions, schedule availability, change fees and advance purchase requirements — may apply. Visit or call Alaska Airlines' Reservations at 1-800-252-7522 for complete fare rules and fees.

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Marianne Lindsey
Alaska Airlines
(206) 392-5101

Rebecca Bloomfield
San Diego International Airport
(619) 400-2880

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