Alaska Airlines announces direct service between Philly, Seattle

    Next stop: Seattle.

    Philly might be losing its Southwest flights to Boston, but Virgin Airlines recently announced service to California, and now Alaska Airlines wants to take us to Seattle.
    Beginning June 11, the airline will offer nonstop service between the two cities. The announcement comes with introductory fees, of course. Discounted tickets ($190 each way) must be purchased by Monday.

    The airline will also begin flying between Seattle and Fort Lauderdale beginning in July, opting to cancel its service to nearby Miami.

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