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Alaska Airlines announces service to Everett airport

November 16, 2018

SEATTLE (AP) — Alaska Airlines says it expects service to and from the Everett airport in Washington state to begin in February pending final federal government approval.

KOMO-TV reports the Seattle-based airline is planning to offer 18 non-stop flights from Everett to eight cities along the West Coast, including Portland, San Diego, Las Vegas, Los Angeles and the San Francisco Bay Area.

Alaska Airlines will join United in servicing Paine Field at its new two-gate terminal.

United hasn’t announced its schedules yet.

Alaska tickets for Everett flights went on sale Thursday.

Alaska says it intends to increase flights in the several weeks following the start of operations on Feb. 11. Its service will be provided by Horizon Air.

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This story has been updated to remove an incorrect reference to Southwest Airlines serving Paine Field.

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Information from: KOMO-TV, http://www.komotv.com/

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