EAST WENATCHEE – In a press release Thursday, The Port of Chelan County announced that Alaska Airlines will add additional daily flights to Seattle. Starting May 20th, 2018, seven more daily round trips per week have been added to the schedule.
The additional flights are responding to market demand that led to an 83% load factor for existing service in 2017. Because usage has been so strong, people who wanted to make the convenient 25-minute flight could not secure a seat at times and had to make other travel arrangements.
Beginning on May 20th, the new schedule will feature departures at 6:00am, 11:15am, 3:20pm, and 6:44pm six days per week, with three flights daily on Saturday’s. For more information go to AlaskaAir.com to see the complete schedule.