Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport today welcomed the announcement that Alaska Airlines will start nonstop service between BWI Marshall and Seattle on September 2, 2014. Alaska Airlines is a new carrier for BWI Marshall.
“The addition of Alaska Airlines further demonstrates the strength of BWI Marshall Airport and the State of Maryland,” said Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley. “The new nonstop service will enhance BWI Marshall as a key economic generator for Maryland and the entire National Capital region.”
Alaska Airlines will fly one daily roundtrip between BWI Marshall and the airline’s hub at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. The new service will be offered by the airline on its Boeing 737-800 aircraft.
“We are thrilled that Alaska Airlines is joining our team at BWI Marshall,” said Paul J. Wiedefeld, Chief Executive Officer of BWI Marshall Airport. “Alaska Airlines is widely recognized as a friendly, innovative, customer-focused airline. Their approach is a good match for the convenience and customer service that we offer at BWI Marshall.”
BWI Marshall has the longstanding reputation as the efficient, “Easy Come, Easy Go” airport for the region. The addition of Alaska Airlines offers new flight options to the Pacific Northwest and beyond for business and leisure travelers. Alaska Airlines serves markets across the Lower 48, Alaska, Hawaii, Mexico, and Canada. The airline has grown in recent years to serve more destinations. Alaska Airlines and its partner regional airlines now serve more than 100 cities.