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Increases daily flights from one to two for summer 2020
MILWAUKEE (December 19, 2019) – Alaska Airlines has announced that it will increase service on its popular nonstop route to Seattle. Beginning in May, Alaska will add a second daily nonstop flight from Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport (MKE) to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) for the upcoming summer travel season. The second flight provides additional connecting opportunities to the Pacific Northwest and Hawaii.
“MKE and its airline partners recognize that Milwaukee will be a thriving destination for tourism and business travelers in 2020 and well into the future,” said Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele. “Alaska Airlines is expanding its flight options to and from our hometown airport, fueling even more tourism and economic impact for Milwaukee County.”
“This is a great example of how airlines respond to passenger demand and why it’s important that we all choose to fly from our hometown airport every time we travel,” Airport Director Brian Dranzik said. “With these additional flights, we are pleased that even more MKE passengers will get to experience Alaska’s legendary customer service and in-flight experience.”
The additional daily flight will be offered from May 20 through September 8 and will be operated with full-size wifi-equipped Airbus A320 aircraft, featuring First Class, Premium Class, and Main Cabin seating.
Alaska Airlines summer 2020 flight schedule:
- Depart MKE 8:00AM; arrive SEA 10:20AM (new)
- Depart MKE 6:15PM; arrive SEA 8:35PM (existing)
- Depart SEA 11:15AM; arrive MKE 5:10PM (existing)
- Depart SEA 5:45PM; arrive MKE 11:40PM (new)
The new flights are available for booking now at www.alaskaair.com.
MKE currently offers nonstop flights to 37 destinations coast-to-coast, and 190 international destinations are available from Milwaukee with just one connection. MKE is served by Air Canada, Alaska, American, Apple Vacations/Funjet Vacations, Delta, Frontier, Southwest, and United. The complete list of nonstop cities can be found at mitchellairport.com.
Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport is owned by Milwaukee County and operated by the Department of Transportation, Airport Division, under the policy direction of the Milwaukee County Executive and the County Board of Supervisors. The Airport is entirely funded by user fees; no property tax dollars are used for the Airport’s capital improvements or for its day-to-day operation.