Alaska Airlines begins nonstop flights from Seattle to San Luis Obispo, Wichita

Alaska Airlines has started daily nonstop service from its Seattle hub to San Luis Obispo, California, and Wichita, Kansas, the airline said.

Alaska will fly the new routes with 76-seat E175 jets, operated by SkyWest Airlines, which feature 12 seats in first class, 12 seats in premium class and 52 seats in the main cabin.

San Luis Obispo is known for its wine tourism, business community, and proximity to California´s central coast. Wichita is home to many aircraft manufacturers including Boeing 737 fuselage maker, Spirit AeroSystems, and Kansas´ largest airport, Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport.

Alaska Airlines, together with Virgin America and its regional partners, flies 40 million customers a year to 118 destinations with an average of 1,200 daily flights across the United States and to Mexico, Canada, Costa Rica and Cuba. With Alaska and Alaska Global Partners, customers can earn and redeem miles on flights to more than 900 destinations worldwide. Alaska Airlines, Virgin America and Horizon Air are subsidiaries of Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK).