Alaska Airlines has inaugurated four-times-weekly service between Oakland, California and Kahului on the island of Maui, Hawaii and on November 10 begins three-times-weekly service between Oakland and Kona, on the Big Island of Hawaii.
The airline’s Oakland-Kahului schedule calls for Alaska’s flight to leave Metropolitan Oakland International Airport (OAK) at 7:45 a.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays and reach Kahului Airport (OGG) at 11:05 a.m. (all times local). The return flight is timed to depart OGG at 12:05 p.m. and arrive back to OAK at 7:10 p.m.
Alaska Airlines’ Oakland-Kona schedule calls for its flight to push back at OAK at 7:45 a.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays and reach Kona International Airport at Keāhole (KOA) at 11:15 a.m. The return flight is timed to leave KOA at 12:15 p.m. and reach OAK at 7:30 p.m.
“Travelers will start their vacation with a smooth departure from Oakland International, where they can park close to the terminals and quickly access their flight,” says Deborah Ale Flint, the Port of Oakland’s acting director of aviation. “Oakland’s on-time performance record allows passengers to easily begin their Alaska Airlines experience.”
Flights are available for purchase at alaskaair.com or by calling 1-800-ALASKAAIR (1-800-252-7522 or TTY/TDD line 1-800-392-0228).
Alaska Airlines is operating the new flights with Boeing 737-800s accommodating 16 passengers in first class and 141 in the main cabin. All flights to Hawaii offer Hawaiian-themed beverages and meal service. Customers in the main cabin are offered complimentary Mauna Loa macadamia nuts and a complimentary Mai Tai or POG juice, as well as a Hawaiian-themed meal-for-purchase option for $6.
Inflight service includes Alaska Airlines’ digEplayer, a personal entertainment system offering a variety of movies, television shows, music and other features.
Alaska Airlines Vacations offers a full line of vacation packages for travel to the islands of Oahu, Kauai, Maui and the Big Island of Hawaii. Packages include air transportation, hotel accommodations, ground transportation and tours. For more information about Alaska Airlines Vacations, visit alaskaair.com/vacations.