Alaska Airlines has launched nonstop service between Mineta San Jose International Airport and John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City. Now Alaska operates 15 flights a day to JFK from six West Coast gateways including Las Vegas; Los Angeles; Portland, Oregon; San Francisco; San Jose; and Seattle with the addition of the new service.
In the company’s 85-year history, the new route builds largest network growth and solidifies Alaska as the leading airline of nonstop flights from the West Coast. Alaska provides 38 daily flights to 19 nonstop destinations from San Jose with the addition of this new and expanded JFK service.
Summary Of New Nonstop Service B/w San Jose & New York-JFK :
*Flight times based on local time zones.
|START DATE||CITY PAIR||DEPARTS||ARRIVES||AIRCRAFT|| FREQUENCY
|July 6||San Jose – JFK||7:05 AM||3:43 PM||A320||Daily
|July 6||JFK – San Jose||4:59 PM||8:37 PM||A320||Daily
Alaska Airlines’ vice president of the Bay Area Annabel Chang said, “Through the power of our network, Bay Area flyers now have convenient, nonstop coast-to-coast flights, connecting guests between two of the largest business economies in the country and to Europe on our Global Partner airlines. JFK-bound guests traveling from San Jose today will be treated to a New York-themed breakfast, prizes and special send-off, all part of our award-winning customer service.”
San Jose Director of Aviation John Aitken said, “We mark a significant milestone with Alaska Airlines today by offering new daytime, nonstop service to New York’s JFK airport. New York is the No. 1 requested U.S. destination by business and leisure travelers departing from Silicon Valley’s airport. This new flight complements our existing airline service to the New York area, and gives our customers more airline and flight schedule options to best meet their travel needs.”
Travelers on the route will be able to take advantage of the new Alaska Lounge that is open on the mezzanine level of Terminal 7 at JFK. This will welcome the passenger with multiple seating areas, handcrafted espresso and full-leaf tea beverages, complimentary fresh foods, and a wide-selection of microbrews, West Coast wines and signature cocktails.