Alaska to add nonstop service from San Diego
SAN DIEGO, CA — San Diego International Airport announced that Alaska Airlines is adding nonstop service to one new international destination and two U.S. cities.
Starting this fall, Alaska Airlines will offer flights from the airport to the following cities: Cancun, Mexico, via Cancun International Airport four times weekly from Nov. 20 through April 12, 2021 Fort Lauderdale, Florida, via Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport three times a week beginning Nov. 21 Missoula, Montana, via Missoula International Airport daily beginning March 11, 2021.
“The announcement of three new routes is welcome news for our region,” said Kimberly Becker, president and CEO of San Diego County Regional Airport Authority.
“Our team has been in discussions with Alaska about nonstop service to Cancun for a couple of years, so I’m happy our diligent efforts are paying off,” she said.
The winter seasonal service to Cancun marks the first time San Diego International Airport has had nonstop service to the Mexican resort town in more than a decade.
This is the first time Alaska Airlines will offer nonstop service from San Diego to Fort Lauderdale, which is the second destination in Florida that the carrier will serve from the airport. It also provides nonstop service to Orlando.