Alaska Airlines launching Kauai-San Diego route with $209 one-way fare sale

Alaska Airlines announced today that in June 2013 it plans to launch a new service between Lihue, Kauai and San Diego. Starting today, the carrier is offering introductory one-way fares as low as $209 for the route.

In a news release issued by Alaska Airlines, Joe Sprague, vice president of marketing said the decision to establish the Kauai-San Diego route, along with another new route between San Diego and Boston was “bolstered by strong demand from the business community and vacation travelers alike.” 

The Kauai-San Diego flights will start on June 7, 2013. Introductory fares must be purchased by Fri., Nov. 23, 2012 for travel from June 7 through Aug. 7, 2013. Also, members of Alaska Airlines’ Mileage Plan can earn double miles for flights between June 7 and Aug. 7, 2013. For more information the introductory offer, click here.

The carrier plans to maintain a schedule of daily flights between Lihue and San Diego until Aug. 23. On that day, it will limit flights starting in Lihue to Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays. Starting on Aug. 24, flights from San Diego will be offered on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. 

Alaska Airlines now provides air service to a total of 95 cities in the United States, Mexico and Canada. For more information about the airline, click here.

Photo: Mount Makana, near Hanalei, Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA)/Dana Edmunds