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Alaska Airlines launches new flights to Gunnison/Crested Butte, Colorado; resumes seasonal flights to Steamboat Springs, Mammoth and Sun Valley

Dec 02, 2015, 08:10 ET from Alaska Airlines

SEATTLE , Dec. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Powder hounds will be saying "I fly Alaska" this ski and snowboard season when they fly Alaska Airlines to the West's top ski destinations - and enjoy steep discounts when they get there.

Alaska launches its new seasonal Los AngelesGunnison/Crested Butte, Colorado, flights on Dec. 16, adding to the airline's complement of ski destinations from Southern California that includes Mammoth, Sun Valley and Salt Lake City. Los Angeles to Gunnison / Crested Butte flights run on Wednesdays and Saturdays from Dec. 16 to March 26. Get a taste of Alaska's newest ski destination before you book by following along with Alaska's next Weekend Wanderer Instagram takeover. Instagram influencers Nick and Laura Lawson Visconti will be exploring Crested Butte and the surrounding area from Dec. 16-20 and posting photos at instagram.com/alaskaair.

Alaska's seasonal Seattle to Steamboat Springs and Seattle and Los Angeles to Sun Valley return Dec. 12 and 17, respectively. Search for flights at alaskaair.com.

"It's already shaping up to be a fabulous ski and snowboard season across the western United States, and we can't wait to take you to your favorite winter sports destinations," said Sangita Woerner, Alaska's vice president of marketing. "Make sure to hold on to your boarding pass, as many of our mountain partners are offering fantastic deals, including free skiing for Alaska customers."

Ski enthusiasts can save money this year when they fly Alaska to up to 13 of the country's top ski destinations.

  • With Alaska's Fly 2, Get 1 for the Tax offer*, winter sports enthusiasts can make the season last longer with this popular program. Simply fly two roundtrips to a qualifying ski destination this winter, and get a discount code good for a third round-trip ticket to any of those destinations. You'll just have to cover the taxes and fees starting from $21.
  • With "Fly Alaska, ski free," travelers can ski free at 10 premiere resorts this season. Participating mountains include: Alyeska Resort, Big Sky Resort, Big White Ski Resort, Crested Butte Mountain Resort, Mammoth Mountain, Mt. Bachelor, RED Mountain Resort, Schweitzer Mountain Resort, Snowbasin Resort, Squaw Valley/Alpine Meadows Resort, Steamboat Ski & Resort, Sun Valley Resort and Whitefish Mountain Resort. Simply show your boarding pass at any of these destinations for free skiing and incredible ski deals. Terms apply. See site for details: alaskaair.com/ski.

Learn more at alaskaair.com/ski, and find tips for traveling with your ski and snowboard gear on the Alaska Airlines blog with 6 tips to get through the airport and to the slopes faster.

The Sun Valley and Gunnison flights will be operated by Alaska's sister carrier Horizon Air, using a 76-seat Bombardier Q400 aircraft. Customers flying on flights operated by Horizon can enjoy free soft drinks and Starbucks coffee, a la cart planeside baggage service, and complimentary Northwest wine and microbrews for passengers 21 years and older. The Steamboat Springs flights will be operated by SkyWest Airlines using 70-seat CRJ-700 regional jets.

Alaska Airlines, a subsidiary of Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK), together with its partner regional airlines, serves more than 100 cities through an expansive network in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Costa Rica. Alaska Airlines ranked "Highest in Customer Satisfaction Among Traditional Carriers in North America" in the J.D. Power North America Airline Satisfaction Study for eight consecutive years from 2008 to 2015. Alaska Airlines' Mileage Plan also ranked "Highest in Customer Satisfaction with Airline Loyalty Rewards Programs" in the J.D. Power 2014 and 2015 Airline Loyalty/Rewards Program Satisfaction Report. For reservations, visit www.alaskaair.com. For more news and information, visit Alaska Airlines' newsroom at www.alaskaair.com/newsroom.

* "FLY 2, GET 1 FOR THE TAX" OFFER TERMS & CONDITIONS Offer is valid for Mileage Plan™ members. Registration is required prior to the first qualifying flight and must be completed by February 5, 2016.  Once registered, member must fly four qualifying nonstop flights from any Alaska Airlines city (excluding Hawaii, Mexico, Costa Rica, and Prudhoe Bay) to SUN, GEG, MMH, HDN, GUC, RNO, BZN, YYC, YVR, SLC, FCA, YLW, ABQ, RDM, or ANC by February 23, 2016 and travel must be credited to your Mileage Plan™ account by March 1, 2016. Flights must be marketed and operated by Alaska Airlines. Not valid on free or award travel. 

Qualifying members will receive a Discount Code for a round-trip ticket (taxes and fees from $21 apply) valid for travel between any Alaska Airlines city (excluding cities in Hawaii, Mexico, Costa Rica, and Prudhoe Bay) and SUN, GEG, MMH, HDN, GUC, RNO, BZN, YYC, YVR, SLC, FCA, YLW, ABQ, RDM, or ANC from February 1, 2016, through April 30, 2016. Travel with the Discount Code must be ticketed on or before March 30, 2016. Maximum of one Discount Code per Mileage Plan member will be issued.  No changes are allowed once ticket is issued. Seats are limited and may not be available on every flight. Discount Codes are non-transferable.  The recipient of the Discount Code must be the traveler. Not eligible for Mileage Plan or other frequent flyer program miles. Discount Code cannot be applied to tickets that have already been purchased and issued. Discount Code is relinquished at time of ticketing and void for future purchases.

All terms and conditions of the Mileage Plan™ program apply. Offer subject to change without notice.

 

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