Alaska Airlines launches San Jose – New York’s JFK service

Alaska Airlines begins nonstop service today between Mineta San Jose International Airport and John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City.

csm 170320 Alaska Airlines dabfd541e1With the addition of the new service, Alaska now operates 15 flights a day to JFK from six West Coast gateways including Las VegasLos AngelesPortland, OregonSan FranciscoSan Jose; and Seattle. The new route builds on Alaska Airlines’ largest network growth in the company’s 85-year history and solidifies Alaska as the leading airline of nonstop flights from the West Coast.

With the addition of this new and expanded JFK service, Alaska provides 38 daily flights to 19 nonstop destinations from San Jose.

Timed with the flight expansion, Alaska’s newest Lounge is now open on the mezzanine level of Terminal 7 at JFK, offering a warm, welcoming experience with multiple seating areas, handcrafted espresso and full-leaf tea beverages, complimentary fresh foods, and a wide-selection of microbrews, West Coast wines and signature cocktails. Alaska is the only domestic carrier to offer all paid First Class guests complimentary access to the lounge, and the first domestic lounge to introduce a full menu of barista-pulled handcrafted espresso beverages.

Summary of new service:

Start Date

City pair





July 6

San Jose – JFK

7:05 a.m.

3:43 p.m.



July 6

JFK – San Jose

4:59 p.m.

8:37 p.m.



*Flight times based on local time zones.

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