Alaska Airlines has announced plans to begin seasonal nonstop service between Bellingham, Wash., and the Big Island of Hawaii’s Kona airport. 

The weekly flights will begin Nov. 12 this year and end April 1, 2017.

“Our customers living in Northwest Washington and in British Columbia, Canada, will soon be able to enjoy convenient access to some of Hawaii’s best snorkeling and the world-famous Kilauea volcano with our new Bellingham-based flights,” said John Kirby, Alaska’s president of capacity planning.

Alaska will operate 737-800 aircraft on the route, featuring 16 first-class seats and 147 in the main cabin. Other onboard amenities include custom leather seats and power outlets for laptops and personal devices at every seat.

Alaska also offers four-times-weekly seasonal service between Bellingham and Maui’s Kahului Airport.

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