By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Next month, the Penguins will head west to take on the NHL’s newest franchise, the Seattle Kraken.

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If you want to check out the Penguins when they face off with the Kraken and then explore the Pacific Northwest, there will be more opportunities to catch a flight from Pittsburgh International Airport.

Just not right away.

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The airport tweeted on Tuesday that Alaska Airlines will increase its nonstop service between Pittsburgh and Seattle.

They’re planning to add a second daily flight from Seattle starting in June.

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It will be a red-eye flight from Seattle and then a morning flight heading back.