MEDFORD, July 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines announced today seven new routes from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to further connect its guests between Southern California and key markets around the country, MFR being one of those key markets!
Alaska has not had a direct flight from MFR to LAX since September 2017. “We’re excited to have Alaska serving this route again,” states Jerry Brienza, Airport Director at MFR. He continued, “The community has lobbied for this flight more than any other, and we are very pleased that Alaska Air has responded; and even more pleased that service will be provided with the E-175 passenger jet.”
The added service builds on five recent additional routes that link LAX to cities across the West for a total of 12 new routes this year. Alaska will fly to 35 nonstop destinations from LAX this winter with a strong platform for future growth. Tickets for all flights are available for purchase at alaskaair.com with fares starting as low as $39 one way.
"LAX is one of Alaska's important hub markets and continues to offer valuable opportunities for selective expansion," said Brett Catlin, Alaska Airlines managing director of capacity planning and alliances. "The addition of these 12 new routes from LAX along with our upcoming membership in the Oneworld Alliance sets the stage for future growth."
Alaska's guests can currently connect with the airline's 16 Global Partners at gateway airports on the West Coast, including LAX, to fly to more than 800 destinations around the globe. Flyers can also earn and redeem miles with the airline's highly-acclaimed Mileage Plan program.
At Alaska, the safety of its guests and employees is always a top priority. Recently, nearly 100 actions have been taken to keep everyone safe. The airline emphasizes a layered approach to safety, which starts with the requirement that all employees and guests to wear a face mask or covering through the airport and onboard, with few exceptions. Other layers of safety include physical distancing onboard; enhanced cleaning of aircraft; hospital-grade HEPA air filters; an air filtration system that brings fresh, outside air into the cabin every three minutes; reduced onboard service to limit interactions; hand-sanitizing stations throughout the journey and more.
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