Alaska Airlines will reportedly discontinue its regular flights between New York JFK and Los Angeles from October 6 later this year in an effort to reorganize its routes.
Currently, this route is being served by Alaska Airlines with twice-daily flights. The airline was planning to operate once daily in the fall. However, it’s being discontinued now.
Instead, Alaska Airlines will be operating 25 daily flights between New York and other West Coast cities. In addition, it will operate 12 daily flights to New York’s JFK, using all allocated slots.
Alaska Airlines will operate a flight from New York JFK to Seattle (4x daily), San Francisco (4x daily), Portland (2x daily), and San Diego (2x daily).
The airline will also operate flights 13 daily flights from Newark to Seattle (4x daily), Los Angeles (4x daily), San Francisco (3x daily), Portland (1x daily), and San Diego (1x daily).
Along with Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Airlines, JetBlue, and United also operate flights between New York and Los Angeles.
Alaska increases service to the Pacific Northwest.
Alaska Airlines’ announcement of additional Pacific Northwest service, including direct flight between Seattle and Portland. Alaska Airlines is expanding nonstop service between Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport (PUW) in Washington and Boise, Idaho (BOI). Service between the two cities will commence on August 17, with five flights each week. Alaska Airlines has also begun operating a daily flight between Redding Municipal Airport (RDD) and Seattle (SEA).
Pride-themed livery for Alaska
Our Pride flies nonstop. Literally! 🏳️🌈✈️ We are longtime supporters of the LGBTQ+ community, and we’re proud to share our newest special aircraft, which was inspired by leaders of Alaska’s LGBTQ+ employee group to encourage conversations around belonging, equity and equality. pic.twitter.com/GH54cAy1tr— Alaska Airlines (@AlaskaAir) June 15, 2021
Alaska Airlines’ new Airbus A320 livery includes vividly colored aircraft shapes and stripes on the fuselage and engine. Last week, Alaska Airlines revealed its latest pride-themed livery. “Fly With Pride” is written is the fuselage of A320.