Alaska Airlines launches 3 new nonstop services

Alaska Airlines inaugurates non-stop service in three new markets this week: San Jose, California to Newark, New Jersey, which began on March 12; San Jose, California to Burbank, California beginning on March 16; and Portland, Oregon to Orlando, Florida also beginning on March 16, the company said.

Flights between San Jose and Newark and Portland and Orlando operate once a day. Flights between San Jose and Burbank are three-times daily.

Alaska Airlines and Virgin America along with their regional partners, fly 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 nearly 1,000 destinations worldwide. Alaska Airlines, Virgin America and Horizon Air are subsidiaries of Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK).