Horizon Air Increasing Flights To Meet Demands of Summer and Beyond



    SEATTLE, April 18 /CNW/ - Horizon Air is running more flights, many with
larger aircraft, to meet an expected increase in passengers during the busy
summer travel season and beyond.

    Flights will be added using a combination of 74-seat Q400 turboprops,
37-seat Q200 turboprops, and 70-seat CRJ-700 jets. The schedule increases are
as follows (and all are year-round unless otherwise indicated):

    Starting June 3

    --  Eugene: A new daily, nonstop Q400 flight to/from Los Angeles.

    --  North Bend/Coos Bay: A fifth daily Q200 flight to/from Portland,
through Sept. 8.

    Starting June 24

    --  Calgary: A fourth daily Q400 flight to/from Seattle, through Sept. 8.

    --  Bozeman: A third daily Q400 flight to/from Seattle.

    --  Eugene: A daily Q400 flight replacing two Q200 flights to Seattle.
Brings the total to two Q200 flights and three Q400 flights between the two
cities.

    Starting July 1

    --  Kalispell: A fourth daily Q400 flight to/from Seattle, through Sept.
8.

    --  Missoula: A fourth daily Q400 flight to/from Seattle, through Sept.
8.

    --  Palm Springs: A new daily, nonstop CRJ-700 jet flight to/from
Seattle, through Sept. 8.

    --  Redmond/Bend: A daily Q400 flight replacing two Q200 flights to
Seattle. Brings the total to three Q200 flights and one Q400 flight between
the two cities.

    --  Spokane: A new daily, nonstop CRJ-700 jet flight to/from Sacramento
and to/from Los Angeles.

    --  Wenatchee: A fifth daily Q200 flight to/from Seattle, through Sept.
8.

    Starting July 22

    --  Boise: A new daily, nonstop CRJ-700 flight to/from San Diego.

    --  Bozeman: A fourth daily Q400 flight to/from Seattle, through Sept. 8.

    --  Idaho Falls: New daily, one-stop Q400 service to/from Seattle,
Portland and San Jose. Also, three daily flights to/from Boise will be
upgraded to two Q400s.

    --  Lewiston: A fifth daily Q200 flight to/from Seattle.

    --  Spokane: A second daily, nonstop CRJ-700 jet flight to/from
Sacramento. Also, a new daily, nonstop CRJ-700 flight to San Diego.

    The additional seat capacity and flights will enable Horizon to better
meet travel demand throughout its system, as well as offer more connections to
its sister company, Alaska Airlines, and other travel partners. For additional
information and schedules, click on www.horizonair.com or call Horizon Air at
800-547-9308.

    Named 2007 Regional Airline of the Year by Air Transport World magazine,
Horizon today serves 49 cities throughout California, Colorado, Oregon,
Washington, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, and British Columbia and Alberta.
Together, Horizon Air and Alaska Airlines serve 90 cities and are subsidiaries
of Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:  ALK).




For further information:

For further information: Horizon Air Jen Boyer, 206/431-4672

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