Alaska Airlines today launched nonstop service to Paine Field-Snohomish County Airport (PAE) in Everett, Washington from Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC). Paine Field is Alaska’s newest destination and the newest commercial service air terminal in the U.S. Located north of Seattle, Paine Field offers travelers in Western Washington an easier, and more convenient choice for travel. Learn more about Alaska’s new service at Paine Field here.
“I’m excited to welcome twice-daily service to Paine Field, an important airport alternative for those living and working in the north Seattle area,” said San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo. “I’m grateful to CEO Brad Tilden and his team at Alaska Airlines for their continued investment in America’s fastest-growing airport.”
The new flight is operated by Horizon Air with the Embraer 175 aircraft, which features a three-class cabin, including an exceptional first class, and premium class with complimentary cocktails, wine and craft beer, plus extra legroom. Twice-daily service begins on March 11 as follows:
Flight Number City Pair Departs Arrives
AS 2741 San Jose – Everett 10:30 a.m.
5:45 p.m. 12:40 p.m.
AS 2742 Everett – San Jose 7:30 a.m.
2:00 p.m. 9:45 a.m.
Times are local. Average flight time is 2 hrs. 10 mins.
“This is a very special day and rare opportunity to launch first-ever nonstop service from SJC to Paine Field, an airport that hasn’t seen commercial service since the 1940s,” said SJC’s Director of Aviation John Aitken. “Thanks to our passengers for their ongoing commitment to both Alaska Airlines and Silicon Valley’s airport. Today’s new service is another example of Alaska’s focus on enhancing the travel experience for those who live and work in our region.”
New commercial air service at Paine Field is expected to save time and money for the more than one million travelers who live in North Puget Sound. They’ll enjoy shorter commutes between Paine Field and their homes and businesses, easing traffic congestion and adding personal and productivity time.
The new Paine Field service is part of Alaska’s strategic growth plan at SJC, a focus city for the airline. Alaska is SJC’s second-largest carrier with up to 46 nonstop departures daily, as of summer 2019, to these 20 cities: Austin, Boise, Burbank, Cabo San Lucas, Dallas-Love Field, Everett/Seattle area, Guadalajara, Honolulu-Oahu, Kahului-Maui, Kona-Hawaii, Lihue-Kauai, Los Angeles, Newark, New York-JFK, Orange County/Santa Ana, Portland, Reno, San Diego, Seattle and Tucson.