Alaska Inaugurates Seattle-Baltimore Flights

By Paul Riegler on 2 September 2014
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An Alaska Airlines plane in Seattle

An Alaska Airlines plane in Seattle

Alaska Airlines announced it has launched service on Tuesday linking Seattle, Washington, and Baltimore, Maryland.

Flights between Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and Baltimore–Washington International Airport depart Seattle at 8:20 a.m. and arrive in Baltimore at 4:25 p.m. Flights from Baltimore will depart at 5:25 p.m. and arrive in Seattle at 8:00 p.m.

The new service increases the number of peak-day departures from Seattle to 273, covering 78 destinations.  Alaska says that figure is three times more than any other airline operating out of Seattle.

Alaska is using Boeing 737-800 aircraft on the new route.  The planes seat a total of 157 passengers.  The first-class cabin seats 16 in a 2-2 configuration.  Each seat is 21” wide and has a pitch of 36”.  Seats in coach are in a 3-3 configuration, with a width of 17” and pitch of 32”.

(Photo: Accura Media Group)

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