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Alaska Airlines has new service between Orange County, Ca. and Albuquerque

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Alaska Airlines will begin daily, nonstop-service from Orange County's John Wayne Airport to Albuquerque starting Auguest 18.

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Alaska has been serving Orange County's John Wayne Airport for 30 years.

Flights will be operated by Horizon Air with 76-seat E175 jets, which feature 12 seats in first class, 12 seats in premium class and 52 seats in the main cabin. The E175 boasts cabin dimensions on par with a narrow-body jet.

"We are pleased to bring low fares and another new nonstop destination to our guests in Southern California," said John Kirby, Alaska's vice president of capacity planning.

"With this addition, Alaska will offer 21 peak, daily departures to nine destinations from John Wayne Airport, including Los Cabos and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico."

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