Alaska Airlines announces daily San Diego-Honolulu service


SEATTLE, Wash. – Alaska Airlines announced today it is expanding its service between San Diego and Hawaii with a daily nonstop flight to Honolulu. The service begins Nov. 17, 2011, and complements the airline’s existing daily nonstop flight between San Diego and Kahului, Maui, which started in October 2010.

To celebrate the new service, Alaska Airlines is partnering with San Diego radio stations to give away a plane’s worth of tickets to Honolulu at locations throughout the city this week. The “Nuts for Honolulu” events will invite listeners and community members to wear Hawaiian clothing at locations to be revealed by the radio stations for a chance to win 160 tickets and other prizes. Details about each day’s contest are also available by using the Twitter hashtag #nuts4honolulu.

Customers can tune in to these radio stations for complete contest information:

Tuesday, July 19: KHTS 93.3 FM (Channel 933)
Wednesday, July 20: KIFM Smooth 98.1 FM
Thursday, July 21: KMYI Star 94.1 FM
Friday, July 22: KFMB Jack 100.7 FM

“We’re nuts about Hawaii and thrilled to be bringing our low fares and award-winning service to the San Diego-Honolulu market,” said Joe Sprague, Alaska Airlines’ vice president of marketing. “We want to share this excitement with San Diegans and we think giving away a plane’s worth of seats to Hawaii is just the ticket.”

“We’re pleased to support Alaska’s new route between Honolulu and San Diego,” said Thella Bowens, president/CEO of the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority. “The expanded service will further connect our two communities and will provide yet another option for San Diegans to visit one of the nation’s premier vacation destinations.”

Summary of new service:

City pair

Nov. 17
San Diego-Honolulu
9:15 a.m.
1:15 p.m.

Nov. 17
Honolulu-San Diego
3:40 p.m.
11:15 pm.

All times are based on local time zones.