Alaska Airlines Launches Service Between San Jose and Sacramento, Calif., and Guadalajara, Mexico

Dec 15, 2010, 12:01 ET from Alaska Airlines

SEATTLE, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines launched four flights a week between San Jose, Calif., and Guadalajara, Mexico, today, and will begin thrice-weekly service between Sacramento, Calif., and Guadalajara tomorrow.

Summary of new service:

Start date

City pair




Dec 15

San Jose-Guadalajara

10:50 p.m.

5 a.m.

Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun

Dec 16

Guadalajara-San Jose

7 a.m.

8:50 a.m.

Mon, Tues, Thurs, Sat

Dec 16


11:15 p.m.

5 a.m.

Tues, Thurs, Sat

Dec 17


7 a.m.

8:50 a.m.

Wed, Fri, Sun

Times are based on local time zones.

Alaska Airlines introduced service to Mexico in 1988 and flies an average of 1 million passengers annually between the U.S. West Coast and Mexico. Alaska and sister carrier Horizon Air together serve seven Mexico beach destinations — Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo, La Paz, Loreto, Los Cabos, Manzanillo, Mazatlan and Puerto Vallarta — in addition to Guadalajara and Mexico City.

The new flights will be operated with Boeing 737-800 aircraft, accommodating 16 passengers in first class and 141 in the main cabin.

Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air, subsidiaries of Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK), together serve more than 90 cities through an expansive network in Alaska, the Lower 48, Hawaii, Canada and Mexico. Alaska Airlines ranked "Highest in Customer Satisfaction Among Traditional Network Carriers" in the J.D. Power and Associates 2008, 2009 and 2010 North America Airline Satisfaction Studies(SM). For reservations, visit For more news and information, visit the Alaska Airlines/Horizon Air Newsroom at

SOURCE Alaska Airlines