Alaska Airlines starts service from San Jose, Sacramento to Guadalajara, Mexico


SEATTLE – Alaska Airlines launched four flights a week between San Jose, Calif., and Guadalajara, Mexico, today, and will begin thrice-weekly service between Sacramento, Calif., and Guadalajara tomorrow.

Summary of new service:

Start date
City pair

Dec 15
San Jose-Guadalajara
10:50 p.m.
5 a.m.
Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun

Dec 16
Guadalajara-San Jose
7 a.m.
8:50 a.m.
Mon, Tues, Thurs, Sat

Dec 16
11:15 p.m.
5 a.m.
Tues, Thurs, Sat

Dec 17
7 a.m.
8:50 a.m.
Wed, Fri, Sun

Times are based on local time zones.

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 Guadalajara and Mexico City.

The new flights will be operated with Boeing 737-800 aircraft, accommodating 16 passengers in first class and 141 in the main cabin.