Pending approval by Mexico’s Dirección General de Aeronaútica Civil (DGAC), the airline plans to begin seasonal service between Portland (PDX) and Los Cabos (SJD) from Nov. 3 through April 27, 2015, and between PDX and Puerto Vallarta (PVR) from Nov. 4 through April 26, 2015.
|Alaska 737 on approach to SEA|
Flights to SJC will depart PDX at 11:25 a.m., Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays and arrive at 4:20 p.m., local time. Return flights will depart at 5:15 p.m. on the same days, arriving at 8:35 p.m.
Flights to PVR will depart at 10:15 a.m., Tuesdays, Fridays, and Sundays, and arrive at 4:40 p.m., with return flights leaving at 5:40 p.m. and arriving at 8:35 p.m.
Between March 8 and April 4, flights arrive and depart one hour earlier due to daylight saving time. All flights will be aboard Boeing 737 aircraft.
Alaska Airlines operates 240 flights a week during the winter between the West Coast and six Mexico beach destinations. In addition to SJC and PVR, the airline flies to Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo (ZIH), Loreto (LTO), Manzanillo (ZLO), and Mazatlan (MZT).
In addition to the new flights from Portland, Alaska will also begin flights between Seattle (SEA) and Cancun (CUN) on Nov. 6.
Flights can be booked at www.alaskaair.com or by calling 1-800-ALASKAAIR (800-252-7522).
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