National Airlines adds Seattle route

May 28, 2002 9:08 AM

National Airlines last week began new service between Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and Las Vegas with three daily nonstop roundtrips.

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, threw 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 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

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