Emerald City meets Motown

Published on : Friday, September 5, 2014

Alaska-Airlines-300x200Detroit becomes Alaska Airlines’ 77th nonstop destination out of Seattle, with today’s launch of daily, nonstop service.

“Expanding our network to connect the Seattle area to Detroit’s industry and culture will benefit our business and leisure customers alike,” said Joe Sprague, Alaska Airlines’ senior vice president of communications and external relations.


“Travelers with a flair for adventure willalso enjoy the new route, with the opportunity to explore Motown and scenic Michigan, which is surrounded by several of the majestic Great Lakes.”

Start date    City pair    Departs    Arrives    Frequency
Sept. 4    Seattle-Detroit    9:05 a.m.    4:20 p.m.    Daily
Sept. 4    Detroit-Seattle    5:20 p.m.    6:55 p.m.    Daily
One-way introductory fares start as low as $149,* with a bonus offer of double elite-qualifying miles . Tickets must be purchased by Sept. 8, for travel by Nov. 19.”I am delighted to welcome Alaska Airlines to Detroit Metropolitan Airport,” said Thomas Naughton, CEO of Detroit Metropolitan Airport. “Seattle is a key destination for our customers flying to the Pacific Northwest and beyond; so we intend to do whatever we can to make Alaska Airlines feel right at home in Detroit!”

Alaska Airlines, a subsidiary of Alaska Air Group , together with its partner regional airlines, serves more than 100 cities through an expansive network in Alaska, the Lower 48, Hawaii, Canada and Mexico. Alaska Airlines ranked “Highest in Customer Satisfaction Among Traditional Carriers” in the J.D. Power North American Airline Satisfaction Study for seven consecutive years from 2008 to 2014.



Alaska Airlines’ Mileage Plan rewards customers with elite status faster than any other frequent flier program. With the ability to earn and redeem miles on 14 airline partners to more than 700 destinations worldwide, Mileage Plan helps customers achieve their next award trip even faster. Alaska Airlines’ Mileage Plan also ranked highest in the J.D. Power 2014 Airline Loyalty/Rewards Program Satisfaction Report.



Source:-Alaska Airlines

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