Alaska Airlines, citing rising demand for travel to leisure destinations, said it will launch five new routes in December, including a daily Los Angeles (LAX)-Cancun (CUN) service.
The LAX-CUN route will operate from Dec. 17 to April 12, 2021, and be flown with a Boeing 737 aircraft.
Also on Dec. 17, Alaska will launch year-round daily Embraer E175 service between LAX and Reno, Nevada (RNO).
The Seattle-based carrier will additionally launch Dec. 17-April 12 seasonal service between Palm Springs, California (PSP) and Boise, Idaho (BOI), to be operated daily with an E175. It will also operate 5X-weekly E175 service between PSP and RNO and 2X-daily E175 service between PSP and San Jose, California (SJC), also from Dec. 17-April 12.
“As demand for leisure travel returns, and for those ready to fly the coop, we’re excited to offer even more nonstop routes this winter,” Alaska managing director-capacity planning and alliances Brett Catlin said in a statement…