Alaska Airlines San Jose-Los Cabos Flights Now Available for Purchase

Introductory $99 fares available for new service starting Dec. 4

Sep 13, 2010, 08:00 ET from Alaska Airlines

SEATTLE, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Customers can now book travel on Alaska Airlines for service between San Jose, Calif., and Los Cabos, Mexico, beginning Dec. 4, 2010, two weeks later than initially scheduled. The flights are in addition to the carrier's existing Los Cabos service from Los Angeles, San Diego and San Francisco, and seasonal service from Seattle.

Summary of new service:

Start Date

City Pair




Dec 4

San Jose-Los Cabos

10:30 a.m.

2:30 p.m.

Wed, Sat, Sun

Dec 4

Los Cabos-San Jose

3:20 p.m.

5:35 p.m.

Wed, Sat, Sun

Times are based on local time zones.

Alaska Airlines is offering introductory $99 one-way fares on tickets purchased by Sept. 22, 2010, for travel between Dec. 4, 2010, and Feb. 16, 2011.

Flights are available for booking today at or by calling 1-800-ALASKAAIR (1-800-252-7522 or TTY/TDD line 1-800-392-0228).

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 serving Guadalajara and Mexico City.

Terms and conditions for introductory one-way fares: Tickets must be purchased by Sept. 22, 2010, for travel between Dec. 4, 2010, and Feb. 16, 2011. Blackout dates for travel to Mexico are: Dec. 16-27, 2010. Blackout dates for travel from Mexico are: Dec. 26, 2010, through Jan. 4, 2011.

General terms and conditions: A ticket purchased at an Alaska Airlines airport location or through a reservation call center will cost $15 more per person than the advertised fare. Travelers are responsible for the following taxes and fees, as applicable: Airport Passenger Facility Charges of up to $9 (amount depends on itinerary), Federal Segment Tax of $3.70 per segment (takeoff and landing), and September 11 Security Fee of $2.50 per enplanement.

Additional fees for Mexico travel: U.S. Immigration User Fee of $7, U.S. Aphis Fee of $5, U.S. International Transportation Tax of $16.10, Mexico International Departure Tax of up to $33 (fluctuates with dollar-peso exchange rate), Mexico Tourism Tax of up to $24 (fluctuates with dollar-peso exchange rate) and Mexico Transportation Tax of 4 percent of the fare (fluctuates with dollar-peso exchange rate). Additional U.S. taxes may apply to itineraries involving a U.S. stopover lasting more than 12 hours.

Other important information: All fares, taxes and fees are in U.S. dollars. All taxes and fees shown are based on one-way travel and may be doubled if traveling roundtrip. All fares, taxes and fees are subject to change without notice and other restrictions apply. Tickets are nonrefundable. Changes made at incur a $75 per person change fee and any difference in fare. Ticket changes made through an Alaska Airlines reservation call center or airport ticket counter incur a $100 per person change fee and any difference in fare. A $20 baggage fee will apply for each of the first three checked bags. Additional fees apply to check more than three bags and for overweight or oversized items. See checked baggage policy at for more details.

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