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Alaska Airlines to start direct daily service from Spokane to San Diego

 (Associated Press)
(Associated Press)
From staff reports

Alaska Airlines announced Thursday that it will offer nonstop flights daily between Spokane and San Diego beginning this fall.

Flights from San Diego to Spokane International Airport are scheduled to start Oct. 1, departing at 5:40 p.m. and arriving at 8:25 p.m. daily. Service from Spokane to the Southern California city is to begin the next day, departing at 7:10 a.m. and arriving at 9:55 a.m. daily.

The route will be flown with Embraer 175 jets that feature a three-class cabin, including first class and premium class, which provides more legroom, early boarding and complimentary drinks, the Seattle-based airline said in a news release.

“We want to thank Alaska Airlines for this important commitment,” Nancy Vorhees, Spokane Airport Board chair, said in the release. The nonstop service between the two cities “has been an important priority for us and our partners in the business community …”

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