LAS VEGAS, NV (MAY 22) - National Airlines will begin new service between Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and Las Vegas tomorrow with three daily nonstop roundtrips. The carrier’s inaugural flight departs Las Vegas at 9:30 a.m., arriving in Seattle at 11:55 a.m. Special treats are planned for the first flight from Las Vegas, as well as the inaugural flight from Seattle that departs at 12:55 p.m. on Thursday, May 23rd.
To help kick-off National’s entrance into the Pacific Northwest, co-founder Mark Suman, senior vice president - marketing and strategic planning and his 8-year-old son Martin, will throw out the first pitch at the Seattle Mariners game at Safeco Field on Friday evening. The Sumans, in the spirit of the carrier’s hometown, will be dressed as “Elvis” and “Little Elvis.”
National also announced that it has extended its Double Comps Points offer through June 30, 2002 for Seattle tickets purchased at nationalairlines.com. Customers can sign up for the carrier’s frequent flyer program, National Comps, by obtaining an application at any National Airlines ticket counter. Customers can earn bonus enrollment Points by signing up at nationalairlines.com.
National Airlines will also begin operating its fourth daily nonstop roundtrip between Dallas/Ft. Worth and Las Vegas tomorrow. In addition, the carrier recently announced that it would initiate new service to Washington, DC at Washington Dulles International Airport and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport on August 1, 2002. National will also initiate new service to Reno/Tahoe International Airport on October 3, 2002, and a third daily nonstop roundtrip between Miami and Las Vegas on November 21st.
Reservations can be made immediately by contacting a travel agent, through the National Reservations Center at 1-888-757-JETS (5387), or online at nationalairlines.com. Customized air-and-hotel packages that include roundtrip air transportation on National Airlines and accommodations at some of Las Vegas’ most popular resort/hotel casinos are available through National Airlines Vacations at 1-888-LAS-TOUR (527-8687). Options such as first class travel, and car rentals from Hertz are also available for an additional cost.
National Airlines currently operates an all Boeing fleet of 757 jet aircraft serving Chicago Midway, Chicago O’Hare, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Los Angeles, Miami, New York JFK, Newark, Philadelphia and San Francisco with nonstop flights to and from its Las Vegas hub.