Alaska Airlines expands Seattle hub with new Raleigh/Durham service

Alaska Airlines said it is expanding its Seattle hub with the start of new service from the Emerald City to Raleigh/Durham, North Carolina.

Raleigh is the sixth new city the carrier has added this year, following last month´s start of service from Seattle to Nashville and New York City´s JFK.

Flights will be operated by fuel-efficient Next Generation 737 aircraft. Onboard, customers will get to enjoy more of what they love with free exclusive programming streamed to their own devices, Pacific Northwest-inspired food and beverages and power outlets at each seat.

Alaska Airlines, a subsidiary of Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK), together with its partner regional airlines, serves more than 100 cities through an expansive network in the United States, Canada and Mexico.