Alaska Airlines Resumes Flights to Cancun Following Hurricane Wilma

SEATTLE, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Alaska Airlines today resumed regularly scheduled air service to Cancun International Airport. The airline temporarily suspended its daily nonstop flight between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Cancun on Oct. 19 following Hurricane Wilma.

“Alaska Airlines is delighted to resume Cancun flights serving the popular Mexican resorts of Cancun and the Mayan Riviera,” said Gregg Saretsky, Alaska’s executive vice president of marketing and planning. “Tourism in this region is rebounding following Hurricane Wilma, and we are pleased to support that returning demand with our daily nonstop flight schedule.”

Traveling southbound, Flight 228 departs Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) at 9:37 a.m. Pacific time and arrives in Cancun at 4:23 p.m. Central time. Traveling northbound, Flight 225 departs Cancun at 5:13 p.m. Central time and arrives at LAX at 8:41 p.m. Pacific time.

The flights offer continuing service to and from Seattle, as well as convenient connections throughout the Pacific Northwest. The flights are operated on Boeing 737-700 aircraft.

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 at http://newsroom.alaskaair.com/ .

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