Frontier and Southwest launch Seattle fare sales, new amenities with Alaska and Delta, more

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When planning your vacation getaway for this fall, there are new ways to save in sunny destinations like Southern California, Las Vegas, and South Florida with great rates with Frontier and Southwest.

This week’s airline news also includes the premiere of Alaska’s new SFO Lounge and Delta’s new on-board menus, led by chefs.

Read on to find the latest airline news for the Pacific Northwest and beyond.

Conveniently located in Terminal 2 just past security, the new Alaska Lounge offers over 9,000 square feet of relaxation space, where guests can enjoy classic bites like San Francisco sourdough bread and a pint of the city’s famous Anchor Brewing Crisp Pilsner as they explore the bay with art Area.

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Alaska opens new SFO lounge

Alaska Airlines has opened a new Alaska Lounge at San Francisco International Airport (SFO), the second largest in its portfolio to date. The 9,200 square foot space highlights the Bay Area amenities and menus.

“Our eight lounges redefine the guest experience and provide a peaceful oasis for every traveler, including kid-friendly spaces, peaceful nooks, local wines or beers, and delicious local bites,” said Sangita Woerner, senior vice president of Marketing and Guest Experience, Alaska Airlines.

The new SFO lounge has a fully stocked bar with free Bay Area craft brews on tap, wines from local vineyards, and a full-service espresso bar. Local treats include Ghirardelli chocolates, custom travel-themed biscuits from the Oakland Fortune Cookie Factory, and a new sourdough toast cart filled with San Francisco’s famous sourdough from The Acme Bread Co.

Other lounge features include a new children’s playground and a gallery wall with works of art by local artists. Travelers wanting to experience the new Alaska Lounge can do so by purchasing a day pass, becoming a lounge member, or flying first class with Alaska.

Frontier and Southwest launch Seattle fare sales, new amenities with Alaska and Delta, more

Culinary favorites from Union Square Events are served in Delta One and First Class on New York-JFK flights to Seattle, Los Angeles and San Francisco.

courtesy Delta Air Lines

Delta presents top restaurant favorites

Delta recently reintroduced fresh and hot meals in select coast-to-coast markets, and the airline is now adding acclaimed culinary favorites from Souvla in San Francisco and Union Square Events (USE) in New York City.

Delta passengers may have already experienced Danny Meyer’s Union Square Events menu, which has served select dishes on board since 2013. Seasonal favorites include dishes like braised short ribs with cheesy twice-baked potatoes, and spinach and goat cheese frittatas served with bacon and hash browns.

Union Square events will be served in Delta One and First Class on flights from New York-JFK to Seattle, Los Angeles and San Francisco, while Souvla will be served in Delta One and First Class on flights from San Francisco to Boston and New York-JFK.

“Creating moments of enlightened hospitality by developing meals that combine just the right amount of familiarity and creativity has never been more important,” said Tony Mastellone, USE division president. “We know USE and Delta share the same vision of providing excellent service and delicious dining experiences, and this shared vision helps us deliver the best customer experience.”

Frontier Airlines Airbus A320 takes off from Los Angeles International Airport, California.

Frontier Airlines Airbus A320 takes off from Los Angeles International Airport, California.

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Frontier Fall Fare Sale

Book by September 2nd and save up to 80% off the airfare with Frontier’s Fall Fare offer. Use the promo code SAVE80 to save on travel dates now through December 15, 2021.

The discount applies to return journeys on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. Examples of round-trip fares include Seattle (SEA) to Las Vegas (LAS) for $ 30 and Seattle to Denver (DEN) for $ 72.

FILE - In this photo dated May 16, 2008, Southwest Airlines jets are parked outside their gates at the Baltimore Washington International Airport in Baltimore, Maryland.

FILE – In this photo dated May 16, 2008, Southwest Airlines jets are parked outside their gates at the Baltimore Washington International Airport in Baltimore, Maryland.

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Southwest price finder

Southwest currently offers one-way flight deals from Seattle (SEA) starting at $ 58. Guests can use the Southwest Low Fare Finder to find the latest deals.

The lowest one-way fares currently on offer include Seattle to Boise (BOI) for $ 58, while Seattle to Oakland (OAK), San Jose (SJC), and Sacramento (SMF) flights are available for $ 59.

Other low-fare deals include Seattle to Chicago (ORD) for $ 97, Seattle to Albuquerque (ABQ) for $ 108, and Seattle to Fort Lauderdale (FLL) for $ 114.