Alaska Airlines began weekly service between Bellingham, Wash., and the Kona Airport on Hawaii Island on Nov. 12.



The seasonal nonstop flights will run through April 1 next year.

"This new flight offers customers living in Northwest Washington and British Columbia, Canada, nonstop travel to beautiful beaches, incredible stargazing, one of the world's most active volcanoes and the best poke in the Islands," John Kirby, Alaska Airlines' vice president of capacity planning, said in a statement.

Alaska is also operating seasonal service between Bellingham and Maui Nov. 6 through April 2, 2017, and now flies 86 weekly flights between the U.S. West Coast and Hawaii.

The carrier will operate Boeing 737 aircraft on the Bellingham-Kona route, featuring free entertainment for travelers' devices, power outlets for every seat, and Northwest-inspired food and beverages.

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