"Play and Ski" with new Alaska Airlines service between Las Vegas and Mammoth Lakes Introductory fares as low as $59 one way*

MAMMOTH LAKES, Calif., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Test your luck at the slots and then head to the slopes with new seasonal service operated by Alaska Airlines between Las Vegas and Mammoth Lakes, California.

Alaska's nonstop flight from Las Vegas to Mammoth Lakes will operate on Mondays and Thursdays between Jan. 15 and April 6, 2015, giving locals and visitors alike plenty of opportunities to experience "Sin City" and ski fresh powder at Mammoth Mountain throughout the winter season.

Alaska is offering introductory fares of $59 one way on tickets purchased by August 24, for travel from the service start date through April 6, 2015.*

"The Vegas flight is a great arrow in our quiver for international markets," said Michael Vanderhurst, director of sales and international marketing for Mammoth Lakes Tourism. "These visitors often come to the U.S. for two to three weeks at a time. Latin America, the UK and Australia are three markets that will jump at the opportunity to experience a ski holiday at the legendary Mammoth Mountain, with the added bonus of being able to experience Vegas during their vacation as well."

"We're thrilled to offer our customers convenient, nonstop service from Las Vegas to Mammoth Yosemite Airport," said Joe Sprague, Alaska Airlines' senior vice president of communications and external relations. "Located just 15 minutes from Mammoth Yosemite Airport, Mammoth Mountain Resort is one of California's most-beloved ski destinations, boasting more than 3,500 acres of skiable terrain."

Alaska Airlines also provides year-round flights to Mammoth Lakes from Los Angeles and winter seasonal flights from San Diego.

Summary of new seasonal service:

Start date

City Pair

Departure

Arrival

Frequency

Jan. 15

Las Vegas-Mammoth

5:50 p.m.

6:53 p.m.        

Mon, Thurs

Jan. 15

Mammoth-Las Vegas

4:05 p.m.

5:13 p.m.

Mon, Thurs

Flight times based on local time zones.

Alaska Airlines' sister carrier, Horizon Air, will operate the flights with the Bombardier Q400, a high-speed, twin-engine turboprop. Travelers will enjoy complimentary soft drinks, Starbucks® coffee, Northwest wines and microbrews (for passengers 21 years and older), and A la Cart planeside baggage service.

To book, visit www.alaskaair.com or call 1-800-ALASKAAIR (800-252-7522 or Hearing & Speech Impaired (TTY): Dial 711 for Relay Services).

Alaska Airlines, a subsidiary of Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK), together with its partner regional airlines, serves nearly 100 cities through an expansive network in Alaska, the Lower 48, Hawaii, Canada and Mexico. Alaska Airlines has ranked "Highest in Customer Satisfaction Among Traditional Network Carriers" in the J.D. Power North America Airline Satisfaction StudySM for seven consecutive years from 2008 to 2014. Alaska Airlines' Mileage Plan also ranked highest in the 2014 Airline Loyalty/Rewards Program Satisfaction Report. For reservations, visit www.alaskaair.com. For more news and information, visit the Alaska Airlines Newsroom at www.alaskaair.com/newsroom.

* General terms and conditions: Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights or all days. Bag fees apply for checked baggage. Fares are nonrefundable and include all taxes, fees and charges based on nonstop, one-way service. All fares are in U.S. dollars and are subject to change without notice. A ticket purchased at an Alaska Airlines airport location or through one of our reservation call centers will cost $15 more per person than the advertised fare. Applicable fare and tax differences apply to any changes made after ticketing. A $125 (USD) change fee per person applies to changes made within 60 days of ticketed travel. Other restrictions — such as day of week availability, schedule availability, change fees, blackout dates and advance purchase requirements — may apply. See alaskaair.com or call Alaska Airlines reservations at 1-800-ALASKAAIR for complete fare rules, checked baggage policies and more information.

SOURCE Alaska Airlines



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