LANHAM, Md. (WNEW) — Alaska Airlines will start nonstop service between Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport and Seattle on Sept. 2, the company announced Friday.

“The addition of Alaska Airlines further demonstrates the strength of BWI Marshall Airport and the State of Maryland,” said Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley.

“The new nonstop service will enhance BWI Marshall as a key economic generator for Maryland and the entire National Capital region.”

Alaska Airlines will fly one daily roundtrip between BWI Marshall and the airline’s hub at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. The new service will be offered by the airline on its Boeing 737-800 aircraft.

“We are thrilled that Alaska Airlines is joining our team at BWI Marshall,” said Paul J. Wiedefeld, Chief Executive Officer of BWI Marshall Airport.

“Alaska Airlines is widely recognized as a friendly, innovative, customer-focused airline. Their approach is a good match for the convenience and customer service that we offer at BWI Marshall.”


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