Alaska Airlines Adds New Direct Service B/w JFK Airport, San Jose, California, & Seattle!

Today, Alaska Airlines announced that it will start its new daily direct flights between San Jose, California and New York’s JFK Airport. The service will start on July 6.

In addition, Alaska is also planning to expand its new service between Seattle and JFK with an early-morning, nonstop flight. Alaska and Virgin America operate 15 flights a day to JFK from 6 West Coast gateways including Seattle, Portland, Oregon, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Las Vegas and soon San Jose.

The vice president of capacity planning John Kirby said, “We continue to add exciting new destinations from our Key West Coast hubs and focus cities, providing our valued guests more nonstop options to meet their business and leisure needs.”

He also added, “Alaska offers the most coast-to-coast markets of any airline, and continues to expand our route network with over 40 new markets added since the acquisition of Virgin America.”

New Services Between Cities:

July 6 San Jose – JFK 7:05 AM 3:43 PM Daily
July 6 JFK – San Jose 4:45 PM 8:23 PM Daily
July 6 Seattle – JFK 7:05 AM 3:35 PM Daily
July 6 JFK – Seattle 6:55 PM 10:26 PM Daily


The new Alaska Lounge is located upstairs in Terminal 7 at the JFK airport. It will open to the public in late April. It is facilitated by the number of features like signature touches, coffee drinks, and a relaxing room. Additionally, British Airways invest to Terminal 7 modernize the terminal and enhance the food and retail concession experience while providing new seating areas near the gates for an improved customer experience.

Alaska allows Mileage Plan members to travel and earn miles to more than 900 destinations around the globe through a unique network of international partners, with many flying out of JFK.

Alaska offers 36 daily flights to 20 destinations from San Jose and 290 Daily flights to 90 destinations from Seattle with the addition of this new and expanded JFK service.

Together Alaska Airlines and Virgin America fly 44 million guests a year to more than 115 destinations. Its daily average flights are 1,200 across the United States and to Mexico, Canada, and Costa Rica. Now, guests can earn and redeem miles on flights to more than 900 destinations worldwide with Alaska and Alaska Global Partners.

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