Alaska Airlines has operated its first commercial flight at Paine Field-Snohomish County Airport in Everett in the state of Washington.
Paine Field is now home to Alaska’s newest destination, and the nation’s newest commercial air terminal. The first departure headed for Portland, Oregon yesterday morning (4 March).
By mid-March, Alaska will have its full flight schedule of 18 daily nonstop departures to eight West Coast cites. All Alaska flights at Paine Field are operated by Air Alaska Group subsidiary Horizon Air with Embraer E175 aircraft, which features a three-class cabin.
Alaska Airlines’ chief commercial officer, Andrew Harrison said: “The opening of a brand-new commercial air terminal at Paine Field is history in the making. We’re extremely proud to be a part of a growing, thriving Pacific Northwest and West Coast
“From Everett, our guests can travel more easily and more quickly to eight terrific West Coast cities, and then continue on to nearly anywhere else they’d like to go, especially with our 15 Global Partners that fly to 900 destinations around the world.”
From Paine Field, travellers can fly to eight West Coast cities: Las Vegas; Los Angeles; Orange County, California; Phoenix; Portland, Oregon; San Diego; San Francisco; and San Jose, California.