HEBRON, Ky. — Ladies and gentlemen, Alaska Airlines has been cleared to land at the Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky International Airport.
Starting on Aug. 18, the Seattle-based airline will offer non-stop flights from CVG to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. This makes Alaska Airlines the 10th carrier to fly through CVG, and it makes Cincinnati the 93rd nonstop flight destination for Alaska Airlines.
“For years we’ve heard from flyers and our corporate clients that they’d like Seattle’s hometown carrier to connect Cincinnati with the Puget Sound region,” Brett Catlin, Alaska Airlines managing director of capacity planning and alliances, wrote in a news release. "We couldn’t be more excited to rollout our newest midwest destination adding the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky region to the Alaska Airlines network..."
Daily flights are scheduled to depart from CVG at 5:50 p.m. and arrive at Sea-Tac at 8 p.m., and flights from Sea-Tac are scheduled to depart at 9:20 a.m. and arrive at CVG at 4:50 p.m.
Alaska Airlines will offer direct flight to Seattle. Departs @CVGairport at 5 pm . five hour flight there. 4.5 hour flight back. pic.twitter.com/fwOxBaZrfQ
— Courtney Francisco (@CFranciscoWCPO) March 6, 2020
“The new nonstop service from CVG to Seattle offers excellent schedule times and will enhance travel options for both business and leisure travelers in the tri- state region going to the Pacific Northwest, Hawaii and Alaska," Candace McGraw, CEO of the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport wrote in a news release.