ANCHORAGE , Alaska, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alaska Airlines resumed flights at 6 a.m. Alaska time today after canceling 28 flights Friday and early Saturday as a safety precaution related to the Mt. Augustine volcano eruption. To accommodate passengers whose flights were canceled, the airline is operating a number of flights on affected routes with larger aircraft that have additional seating capacity.
Alaska Airlines continues to monitor the volcano and ash conditions and may make additional flight schedule changes if conditions change. Travelers are advised to check the status of flights at alaskaair.com or 1-800-ALASKAAIR.
Flights were canceled Friday afternoon through early Saturday between Anchorage , Alaska, and the following cities: Chicago ; Juneau and Kodiak, Alaska; Las Vegas ; Los Angeles ; Portland , Ore.; and Seattle . The airline also canceled flights between Seattle and Fairbanks, Alaska.
Alaska Airlines and sister carrier, Horizon Air, together serve 88 cities through an expansive network throughout Alaska, the Lower 48, Canada and Mexico. For reservations visit alaskaair.com. For more news and information, visit the Alaska Airlines/Horizon Air newsroom athttp://newsroom.alaskaair.com.
SOURCE Alaska Airlines
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