Alaska Airlines (NYSE: ALK) has announced that, beginning March 7, 2019, it will begin daily nonstop service between Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and John Glenn Columbus International Airport in Ohio, the company said.
The new service will be the only nonstop flight offered between the Pacific Northwest and Central Ohio.
Columbus is the largest city in Ohio and the 14th largest city in the nation. It´s also home to The Ohio State University, one of the largest universities in the country and home of the Buckeyes.
Alaska currently operates an average of 31 daily flights from the West Coast to 10 Midwest cities, which includes Chicago; Detroit; Indianapolis; Kansas City, Missouri; Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Minneapolis; Oklahoma City; Omaha, Nebraska; St. Louis; and Wichita, Kansas.
Alaska Airlines and its regional partners fly 44 million guests a year to more than 115 destinations with an average of 1,200 daily flights across the United States and to Mexico, Canada and Costa Rica.