Alaska Airlines starts new service from San Jose, California to San Diego, Orange County/Santa Ana

Alaska Airlines has launched daily non-stop service connecting San Jose, California with Orange County/Santa Ana and San Diego, the company said.

With the new flights, which are operated by SkyWest Airlines, Alaska now operates a total of 28 peak-day departures to 14 destinations from Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport.

The flights will be operated with 76-seat E175 jets, which feature 12 seats in First Class, 12 seats in Preferred Plus and 52 seats in the Main Cabin. The E175 has cabin dimensions on par with a 737.

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, Costa Rica and Mexico.