Starting October 16, airline adds to its transcontinental service
Alaska Airlines announced March 9 that it would begin new transcontinental service between Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport and San Francisco International Airport. The new seasonal service is scheduled to start on October 16.
“We are pleased that Alaska Airlines continues to expand, offering its renowned customer service to more BWI Marshall Airport travelers,” said Ricky Smith, Chief Executive Officer for BWI Marshall Airport. “San Francisco is a popular business and leisure destination. This new transcontinental service is an important addition for our passengers.”
San Francisco will be the third new Alaska Airlines market for BWI Marshall Airport in 2017. On March 16, the airline will begin service between BWI Marshall and San Diego. On June 6, Alaska Airlines adds service between BWI Marshall Airport and Portland, Oregon.
Alaska Airlines first started service at BWI Marshall Airport in September 2014 with daily nonstop service to the airline’s hub in Seattle. Alaska added service between BWI Marshall Airport and Los Angeles in September 2015.
BWI Marshall Airport continues to set records for passenger traffic, with new airlines and service to new markets. With more than 25.1 million passengers, 2016 was a new annual record for passenger traffic at the airport. BWI Marshall Airport has posted strong growth, with 18-straight monthly passenger records through December 2016.
Source: Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport