The city’s mayor called the commencement of service a tremendous win for the city.
|San Felipe de Neri Parish|
in Old Town Albuquerque
Airline executives echoed Berry’s description of the area’s attractiveness.
"Albuquerque's rich history and year-round sunshine provide endless adventure for leisure and business travelers alike," airline spokesperson Joe Sprague said.
A few years ago, my wife and I had the opportunity to see Albuquerque through the eyes of some long-time friends and found it a very interesting destination indeed. It also provided a convenient base from which to visit Santa Fe, which is about an hour’s drive away. The links connect to my posts about those destinations.
|Historic Route 66|
wends through the city
According to its website, the carrier operates 737-700s and 737-800s on the route. According to SeatGuru.com, economy seats aboard those particular aircraft are among the narrowest in the industry, at just 17 inches wide, with a pitch – distance from the back of one seat to the back of the seat in front of it – of 31 or 32 inches. First Class seats are 21 inches wide with a pitch of 36 inches.
|Murals adorn walls of buildings|
along Route 66
Since June, Alaska Airlines has launched five new cities from its Seattle hub. With the new flights, Alaska will offer 268 peak-day departures nonstop to 79 destinations from Seattle.
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Photos by Carl Dombek
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