Thursday, 6 September 2018

Alaska starts Seattle - Pittsburgh service today

Photo Pittsburgh International Airport.
A New daily service between Seattle and Pittsburgh has arrived, one of the USA's fastest growing airlines confirmed today. 

Alaska Airlines announced today that it will begin nonstop, daily service between the two cities which will be the only nonstop flight offered from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport to Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT). 

Schedule of new service: 
Start Date
City pair
Sept. 6
8:00 a.m.
3:53 p.m.
Sept. 6
5:00 p.m.
7:03 p.m.
Flight times based on local time zones.

"We are excited to start our new daily non-stop from Seattle to Pittsburgh as we've seen strong demand since the route was announced in late 2017," said John Kirby, vice president of capacity planning at Alaska Airlines. "As Seattle's hometown airline, we continue to invest in new destinations to ensure we are meeting the needs of our loyal and valued Emerald City guests."

"Nonstop service to Seattle is a critical link for the Pittsburgh region and is the latest addition to the growth at Pittsburgh International Airport during the past three years. We are thrilled to welcome Alaska Airlines," Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald said. "Increasing service to the West Coast has been a top priority and the connections between our two regions, including our vibrant tech growth, will fuel the success of this flight."