Alaska Airlines To Use The Embraer 175 Jet In The State Of Alaska

Alaska Airlines To Use The Embraer 175 Jet In The State Of Alaska

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Alaska Airlines will be using the Embraer 175 jet in the state of Alaska starting in October 2020. The E175, operated by regional partner Horizon Air will serve select market in Alaska.

“Alaskans who have flown the E175 jet in the Lower 48 have frequently asked when they might see the plane in the state, and we’re thrilled the time has come,” said Marilyn Romano, regional vice president. “This jet gives us the flexibility to increase daily frequency between Anchorage and Fairbanks up to seven times a day, and to provide year-round service to King Salmon and Dillingham. In time, the new mix of aircraft will unlock other markets in the state for future service.”

The E175 jet works perfectly for communities where larger jets are not the most suitable option.

“This has been an especially challenging time for Alaskans with the pandemic and reduction of air service hitting residents hard,” said Romano. “We’ve served the unique needs of the Great Land for 88 years and introducing a new aircraft to our in-state fleet supports additional flying and keeps Alaskans connected within the state and beyond.”

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  • Jun 29, 2020
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