Alaska Airlines on December 14, 2017 begins nonstop service between San Francisco International Airport and Kailua-Kona International Airport, the 31st new route launched by the carrier from Californiathis year. The new service is part of the largest network expansion in Alaska Airlines’ 85-year history and solidifies Alaska Air Group as the leading airline of nonstop flights from the West Coast to Hawaii.
Virgin America’s A320 family of aircraft will operate the new route, with three classes of service, power outlets throughout the cabin, custom leather seats with adjustable headrests and a selection of food and beverage inspired by local chefs.
Summary of new service:
|Start date||City pair||Departs||Arrives||Aircraft||Frequency|
|Dec 14||San Francisco-Kona||11:30 a.m.||3:15 p.m.||A320 family||Daily|
|Dec 14||Kona-San Francisco||4:15 p.m.||11:17 p.m.||A320 family||Daily|
|*Flight times based on local time zones.|
Alaska Airlines, together with Virgin America and its regional partners, flies 40 million guests a year to more than 115 destinations with an average of 1,200 daily flights across the United States and to Mexico, Canada and Costa Rica.
Copyright Photo: Virgin America Airbus A320-214 WL N283VA (msn 6787) JFK (Fred Freketic). Image: 935544.