Alaska Airlines inaugurates new seasonal service between Las Vegas and Mammoth Lakes, California, today, giving locals and visitors alike an opportunity to enjoy the nightlife of Vegas and ski fresh powder during the winter season.
Alaska’s nonstop flight from Las Vegas to Mammoth Lakes will operate on Mondays and Thursdays between Jan. 15 and April 6, 2015.
“We’re thrilled to offer our customers convenient, nonstop service from Las Vegas to Mammoth Yosemite Airport,” said Joe Sprague, Alaska Airlines’ senior vice president of communications and external relations. “Located just 15 minutes from Mammoth Yosemite Airport, Mammoth Mountain Resort is one of California’s best ski destinations, boasting more than 3,500 acres of skiable terrain.”
Summary of new seasonal service:
- Start Date: January 15 – Las Vegas-Mammoth – Departure: 5:50pm – Arrival: 6:53pm – Mon, Thurs
- Start Date: January 15 – Mammoth-Las Vegas – Departure: 4:05pm – Arrival: 5:13pm – Mon, Thurs
Flight times based on local time zones.
Alaska Airlines also provides year-round flights to Mammoth Lakes from Los Angeles and winter seasonal flights from San Diego. Alaska flies to some of the most popular ski destinations in the West and has worked with 12 leading resorts, including Mammoth Lakes, to create a collection of great offers, when customers present their Alaska Airlines boarding pass. For complete rules and details, visit www.alaskaair.com/ski or call 1-800-ALASKAAIR (1-800-252-7522 or TTY/TDD line 1-800-392-0228).
Alaska Airlines, a subsidiary of Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK), together with its partner regional airlines, serves more than 100 cities through an expansive network in Alaska, the Lower 48, Hawaii, Canada and Mexico. Alaska Airlines ranked “Highest in Customer Satisfaction Among Traditional Carriers” in the J.D. Power North American Airline Satisfaction Study for seven consecutive years from 2008 to 2014. Alaska Airlines’ Mileage Plan also ranked highest in the J.D. Power 2014 Airline Loyalty/Rewards Program Satisfaction Report. For reservations, visit www.alaskaair.com.
Mammoth Lakes’ economy is primarily tourism-based. The importance of this industry to the local economy is made clearly by the existence of Mammoth Lakes Tourism. Additionally, the income from Mammoth Mountain Ski Resort which is top ski destination in California. A 13% tax is added to the rental of any lodging facility and campgrounds for stays of less than a month. There are more than 4,599 rental units in Mammoth Lakes and the lodging industry generates around two-thirds of the Town of Mammoth Lakes gross revenue.