Alaska Airlines Adds E175s to SkyWest Fleet

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    Growing up in Seattle, I remember the days when Alaska Airlines barely flew outside of the west coast. In the early 2000s, they started some transcontinental routes like Newark with the addition of newer 737s, but those were exceptions to the network, rather than the norm. Alaska didn't even start flying to Hawaii until 2007, but now it seems to comprise a majority of their route network. Over recent years Alaska has been filling holes in their network, like with the addition of Detroit, New Orleans, and Tampa. This means that Alaska's new routes and cities are rarely thrilling. For example, look at Alaska's addition of a Salt Lake City "focus hub" earlier this year. Exciting, right? ;) The post Alaska Airlines Adds E175s to SkyWest Fleet appeared first on One Mile at a Time.

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