Alaska Airlines announced 12 new routes from San Francisco and San Jose, Calf., as the carrier moves aggressively to claim market share in the Bay Area in the wake of its December acquisition of Virgin America. Alaska-Virgin is adding a total 13 new nonstop flights to the Bay Area, according to a news release, marking the airline's largest single new market announcement. A redeye flight will leave SFO at 11:30 p.m. and arrive back at RDU at 7:30 a.m. the following day.
For the second time this week, Indianapolis International Airport is announcing an additional nonstop flight.
In 2014, BNA had no nonstop service to cities within the San Francisco Bay Area (and minimal West Coast service overall).
"Thanks in part to these nonstop flights, Nashville-area economic development groups have been able to recruit companies such as Eventbrite and Lyft to Nashville", said Tom Jurkovich, a senior MNAA executive and a former executive director of the Metro Department of Economic and Community Development.
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Last week, United Airlines announced plans to make its nonstop New Orleans-San Francisco flight available year-round.
"Like both of these great airlines, we have a passion for creating exceptional travel experiences, and we are thrilled that our guests can now enjoy more destinations from Alaska and Virgin America".
Alaska will introduce daily service to Tucson, a new destination for Silicon Valley's airport, beginning August 28, and will launch service to Austin with daily flights beginning August 28.
Meyer said that as Alaska Airlines continues to expand in California, Kansas City is a natural fit for that expansion.