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Alaska Airlines begins nonstop San Diego-to-Boston flights

Alaska Airlines has begun offering nonstop flights between San Diego and Boston, the sixth new city the carrier has begun serving from San Diego in the past year.

The announcement from the airline on Friday, when the service began, included a statement from Ed Freni, director of aviation for the Massachusetts Port Authority, which owns and operates Logan International Airport.

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‘‘This expansion of service by Alaska Airlines is good news for Boston Logan International Airport and the millions of passengers who choose to fly from New England’s gateway,’’ Freni said. ‘‘Alaska Airlines is a key player in the transcontinental market, and this new service to San Diego will give passengers even more choices. Alaska’s success here is indicative of the strong market in Boston for business and leisure travel.’’

To kick off the service, the airline is offering a $159 one-way fare, available now through April 9 for travel from April 30 through June 12.

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