Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air Announce Spring Fare Sale for Travel From Alaska, Pacific Northwest, California and More

SEATTLE , May 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air today announced a spring fare sale with discounts for travel between nearly all cities served by the airlines.

"These low fares are available for travel now into summer," said Steve Jarvis , Alaska's vice president of marketing, sales and customer experience. "We hope our customers will take advantage of these great deals and get away on an Alaska Airlines or Horizon Air flight to one of the more than 90 destinations we serve."

Sample one-way fares are: $59 between Seattle and Boise, Idaho , Portland, Ore. , Oakland, Calif. , or San Francisco ; $69 between Seattle and Denver , Long Beach, Calif. , Los Angeles or San Jose, Calif. ; $89 between Anchorage and Fairbanks, Alaska ; $99 between Portland or Seattle and Fresno, Calif. ; $119 between Seattle and Billings, Mont. ; and $219 between Anchorage and Honolulu or Maui .

For travel within the continental United States and Canada , sale fares are valid through Sept. 30, 2009 . Tickets must be purchased by May 14, 2009 , and require a 14-day advance purchase.

For travel to Hawaii , sale fares are valid through Sept. 30, 2009 . Tickets must be purchased by May 14, 2009 , and there is no advance purchase required.

For travel to and within the state of Alaska , the offer is valid through July 9, 2009 . Tickets must be purchased by May 14, 2009 , and require a 14-day advance purchase (except Hawaii ).

Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air, subsidiaries of Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK), together serve more than 90 cities through an expansive network in Alaska , the Lower 48, Hawaii , Canada and Mexico . Alaska Airlines ranked "Highest in Customer Satisfaction among Traditional Network Carriers (tie)" in the J.D. Power and Associates 2008 North America Airline Satisfaction Study(SM). For reservations, visit For more news and information, visit the Alaska Airlines/Horizon Air Newsroom at

Fare Rules: Fares are valid from May 1, 2009 and require a 14-day advance purchase. (Travel to/from Mexico and Hawaii do not require advance purchase.) Purchase by 5/14/09 and complete travel by 9/30/09 (except Alaska sale, complete travel by 7/9/09). Some markets do not operate daily service. Blackout dates: to/from Kalispell, Mont. : 7/29/09-8/31/09 . Fares between Anchorage and Portland , Denver , San Francisco and Los Angeles valid for nonstop routing only. San Francisco service effective 6/8/09. Los Angeles and Denver service effective 5/17/09. Not included in the fares: Airport Passenger Facility charges of up to $9 (amount depends on itinerary), U.S. Federal Segment Tax of $3.60 per segment (takeoff and landing) and U.S. Security Fee of $2.50 per enplanement. Additionally to Canada : U.S. Immigration User Fee of $7, Canadian airport improvement fee of up to $20 (varies by airport), Canadian security fee of approximately $9 (fluctuates with exchange rate) and Canadian Goods and Services Tax (GST) of less than $2, U.S. APHIS Fee of $5. Additionally to Mexico : U.S. Immigration User Fee of $7, U.S. APHIS Fee of $5, U.S. International Transportation Tax of $16.10, Mexico International Departure Tax of up to $33, Mexico Tourism Tax of up to $24, Mexico transportation tax of 3.75 percent of the fare (all three fluctuate with dollar-peso exchange rate). Other Important Information: All taxes and fees shown are based on one-way travel and may be doubled if traveling round trip. Tickets are nonrefundable, but can be changed for a $75 fee when changes are made online at ($100 when made through a reservation call center or ticket counter and $125 when originally booked through a travel agent and changes are made through a reservation call center or ticket counter) and any applicable changes in fare. A ticket purchased at a Horizon Air or Alaska Airlines airport location or through a reservation call center will cost $15 more per person than the advertised fare. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights or all days. All fares, taxes and fees are in U.S. dollars and are subject to change without notice, and other restrictions apply. Travel to Austin begins 8/3/09. Some flights may be operated by or in conjunction with Horizon Air or an alliance partner. Passengers traveling prior to 7/7/09 may check one bag for free. Effective for travel on or after 7/7/09, a $15 charge will apply to the first checked bag. A second bag may be checked for $25. Additional fees apply to check more than two bags or overweight or oversized items. Exception: Travelers flying within the state of Alaska can check up to three bags free of charge. Passengers to and from Mexico City and Guadalajara can check up to two bags free of charge. See checked baggage policy at for more details.

SOURCE Alaska Air Group