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Alaska Airlines Non-Stop Flights From Pittsburgh To Seattle is Set to Make a Big Impact

September 7, 2018 Nency Willims 0Comment

As the Alaska Airlines 737 turned towards Gate B-31 of the Pittsburgh international airport, this makes a new beginning of the year round new route started by Alaska Airline connecting the west with the east coast. The Alaskan 737 arrived in Pittsburgh with its 1st non-stop flight from Seattle on Sept 6, 2018, and it marks the new beginning of two Alaska flights, one arrival, and one departure every day. The arriving flight comes at 4 PM and the departing flight goes out at 5 PM every day.

This new service from Alaska airline is at present the only nonstop flight from Seattle to Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT).  And when the airline arrived at Pittsburgh the Passengers were also into the significance of the moment as the arrival sets in a party atmosphere at the Pittsburg airport. Those who boarded the flight were quite buoyant about the impact this new route is going to make as some feel that Pittsburgh and Seattle are kindred spirits.

There was a strong demand for the rout ever since it was announced in late 2017.  The new route will make a big impact by connecting Seattle to the thriving economy and the business community of Pittsburgh; a city that continues to grow with the presence of the top IT and technology and pharma companies present here. This nonstop service to Seattle will serve as a critical link for the Pittsburgh region.  The direct connection is going to deliver Amazon’s HQ2 which happens to be the 2nd Amazon’s headquarter in North America, a facility worth $ 5 billion.

As Alaska airlines continue to invest in the non-stop routes to key focus cities, this direct flight connection can prove to be an over the hump moment for Pittsburgh?.  The answer came from the CEO – Allegheny County Airport Authority Christina Cassotis, who said that the year-round connection is a major win for the west coast.

Summary of new service:

Start Date City pair Departs Arrives Frequency Aircraft
Sept. 6     Seattle-Pittsburgh 8:00 AM 3:53 PM Daily     B737
Sept. 6     Pittsburgh-Seattle 5:00 PM 7:03 PM Daily     B737

There are 3 Alaska Lounges at Sea-Tac, which are located at Terminal C, D and the North Satellite which guest travelers can have access to while on their trip from Seattle to Pittsburgh.

Alaska airline is the only domestic carrier to offer all paid First Class guests a complimentary access to lounges like these. However, day passes are also available upon purchase to these lounges.

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Nency Willims

Nency Willims is a writer whose words are fueled by the inspiration she gains from her surroundings. She also loves cooking, dancing and most of all traveling. She is a regular contributor to many acclaimed travel magazines and blogs. When she is not writing or traveling, you can often find her meddling with her guitar.

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