Alaska Airlines Inaugurates Service Between Anchorage and Phoenix and Anchorage and Las Vegas

Sun and fun destinations now nonstop from Anchorage

Dec 18, 2013, 11:00 ET from Alaska Airlines

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines is inaugurating flights between Anchorage and Phoenix today and between Anchorage and Las Vegas on Dec. 19.

"We're pleased to introduce nonstop service to the exciting destinations of Las Vegas and Phoenix for our customers in the state of Alaska," said Marilyn Romano, the airline's regional vice president in Alaska. "Alaska is the only airline offering nonstop flights from Anchorage to Las Vegas."

Flights will operate on each route three times a week. Anchorage-Las Vegas service will be offered year-round while Anchorage-Phoenix flights will operate seasonally through April 19, 2014.

"It's always a pleasure to welcome new service to McCarran and Las Vegas," said Rosemary Vassiliadis, director of aviation at McCarran International Airport. "And during this time of year, those taking advantage of nonstop flights from Anchorage will enjoy not only our city's great dining and entertainment, but warmer temperatures as well."

Summary of new service:

Start date

City pair




Dec. 18


8:25 a.m.

4:15 p.m.

Mon, Wed, Sat

Dec. 18


5:15 p.m.

9:20 p.m.

Mon, Wed, Sat

Dec. 19

Anchorage-Las Vegas

10:20 a.m.

4:35 p.m.

Thu, Fri, Sun

Dec. 19

Las Vegas-Anchorage

5:35 p.m.

10:10 p.m.

Thu, Fri, Sun

All times based on local time zones

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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 and Associates North America Airline Satisfaction StudySM for six consecutive years from 2008 to 2013. For reservations, visit For more news and information, visit the Alaska Airlines Newsroom at

SOURCE Alaska Airlines